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[Source Description: 12 January 1964: Paid advertisement of the Chapel Hill Ministerial Association. - From the Joseph W. Straley Papers (#5252), Southern Historical Collection, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.]


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This petition was signed by hundreds of citizens of Chapel Hill and published the day before the Board of Aldermen's meeting to decide the fate of the proposed law. "We, the persons whose names appear below, urge the passage of a public accommodations ordinance in Chapel Hill that will forbid discrimination because of race."