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 - BtliQvd to Be First in Soulh, With Negro...
BtliQvd to Be First in Soulh, With Negro Teacher ScclhicicaDll silt IFtt. Iffin - si, M. (C. irnRT r.RARfi. N C f AND "hat are believtd to be the South' flmt unvrrcted elemeoUr JrooU are operatinc on the huge Fort Ilra Army pot a reported Ut week bv an Associated Prt writer. AD en .Vlexander. An artillery pott with about 40.000 Midler. Fort Brace his two elementary. achooL for children of pot personnel with a total enroUme ntof 1.173 white tudenU and thirty - three Nejtro.. . Several day before the achoot were opened. aaJd the article which appeared In several Southern newspapers. Fort Brace parents learned their achooLs ould be unseKrecated and that one of the chool'a forty.three teachers would be a Nejr.ro. The Ncrto teacher has twenty - five kindergarten children. All but one are hlte. The article stated that there was only one com?UlL An officer's wife aaid her husband had forbiddea b u send their daughter to school with Negroe. Ha was rn. Inr; to send her back home with the child. - Sir. 3IUdred J?oole, director of education on th ps.f answered the complaint, the article said, as follow: - I hope th child wont look back twenty - frm )er from now and be ashamed to say yon wotxlda't let hr ; to school with these children." She beard no more cf th matter. Tost authorities haie reported no other compUbtv No reaction has been observed from oelchbortaj; tret, to the post's unsecrcgated education policy.

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  1. The Pittsburgh Courier,
  2. 27 Oct 1951, Sat,
  3. Page 20

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