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Box 4 [F09.136.02.02]


Contains 40 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence, 1971 January-May

 File — Box: 4 [F09.136.02.02], Folder: 2
Scope and Contents Includes correspondence from the public in support of or against the Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education Supreme Court decision (including hate mail); and letter (May 27, 1971) from Norman Chachkin to the attorneys with the Swann case discussing the interpretation of racially balanced schools by the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
Dates: 1971 January-May

Correspondence, 1971 June-December

 File — Box: 4 [F09.136.02.02], Folder: 3
Scope and Contents Includes material relating to discipline of black students in the schools and to disruptions in the schools, including letter (October 14, 1971) to Chambers describing problems with discrimination in the suspension and discipline of students in the Charlotte Mecklenburg system; anonymous "position paper" (1971) describing school disruptions during the 1970-1971 school year; and hate mail.
Dates: 1971 June-December

Correspondence, 1972

 File — Box: 4 [F09.136.02.02], Folder: 4
Scope and Contents Includes letter (1972) from Robert Shirley to "concerned citizens" describing a legal and educational aid program for black students caught in confrontation with authorities; and letter (November 1, 1972) to William Marsh from Chambers' secretary transmitting an attached decision of the U.S. District Court in Given v. William Poe, et al., in which the defendant was required to set forth rules for nondiscriminatory school disciplinary proceedings.
Dates: 1972

Correspondence, 1973

 File — Box: 4 [F09.136.02.02], Folder: 5
Scope and Contents Includes memorandum (March 20, 1973) to Bob Valder from Reginald Smith describing violence in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg schools in March 1973.
Dates: 1973