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[Source Description: 10 March 1969: Telegram from Attorney Julius Chambers to President William C. Friday, From the Records of the Office of the President - William C. Friday Files (#40009), University Archives, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.]


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This telegram notified UNC administrators that the Law Office of Chambers, Stein, Ferguson and Lanning would be representing the striking workers, who had by this time organized into the UNC - Chapel Hill Non - Academic Employees Union. Julius Chambers graduated from the University of North Carolina School of Law in 1962, first in his class of 100. He also served as the first African American editor - in - chief of the School's Law Review.