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Letter, Frank Porter Graham to Kemp Plummer Lewis
In this letter, University President Frank Porter Graham thanks Kemp Plummer Lewis, a University trustee and Durham textile executive, for his support on several labor issues, including the "reduction of hours and abolition of night work for women…

Letter, David Clark to Kemp Plummer Lewis
In this letter, David Clark, editor of the Southern Textile Bulletin, writes to Kemp Plummer Lewis, president of the Alumni Association of the University of North Carolina, condemning the University's inaction toward Contempo magazine and Langston…

Photograph, Langston Hughes (left) and Contempo co-publisher Anthony Buttitta
Contempo was a small literary magazine published in Chapel Hill by co-editors Milton “Ab” Abernethy and Anthony Buttitta, both former UNC students. Although only lasting from 1931-1934, Contempo was able to build a strong reputation among critics and…
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