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Letter, Crowell to Josephus Daniels

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Item Information

Title

Letter, Crowell to Josephus Daniels

Subject

Communism on campus

Description

In this letter, Mrs. A. H. Crowell writes to University supporter (and then ambassador to Mexico) Josephus Daniels, denouncing UNC as "the rankest center of communism" in the country. She claims that the University imbued her daughter with "communistic ideas" and calls on the trustees of the University to "clean up the place if they have to fire half the faculty, and expel half the students in order to do it."

Creator

Mrs. A. H. Crowell

Source

Office of President of the University of North Carolina (System): Frank Porter Graham Records #40007, University Archives, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.

Date

27 March 1941

Format

JPEG

Type

Image

Original Format

Paper