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Mayor's Friendly Relations Committee, 1960 - 1961


Scope and Contents

The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations Committee was first established by Mayor James Saxon Smith as the Mayor's Friendly Relationship Committee in 1960 in response to sit-ins at lunch counters led by Johnson C. Smith students in uptown Charlotte on February 12, 1960. The committee was chaired by John R. Cunningham, director of the Presbyterian Foundation and retired president of Davidson College. James F. Wertz, pastor of St. Paul's Baptist Church, served as vice chair.


  • 1960 - 1961

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 1 Linear Feet



Repository Details

Part of the Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte 28223 United Stated