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Telegram, Junius G. Adams to Frank Porter Graham, 21 September 1939, Salisbury, N.C.

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Item Information

Title

Telegram, Junius G. Adams to Frank Porter Graham, 21 September 1939, Salisbury, N.C.

Subject

Protest of Fritz Kuhn speaking at UNC

Description

In this letter, a North Carolina citizen expresses his opinion that Fritz Kuhn should not be allowed to speak before the Carolina Political Union at UNC. As the head of the German American Bund and a supporter of Nazi Germany, Kuhn was a controversial figure in 1939. While Kuhn was invited to speak by the CPU, he did not ultimately visit UNC.

Creator

Junius G. Adams

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

21 September 1939

Format

JPEG

Type

Image

Original Format

Paper telegram