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Taking a Stand: UNC’s Admissions Policy on Japanese Americans during World War II

Wilson Library, Pleasants Family Room Chapel Hill, NC, United States

During World War II, Japanese American citizens were incarcerated without trial. Members of the UNC community, including President Frank Porter Graham and the Franklin Street Presbyterian Church, faced fierce opposition as they sought to help college-age Japanese American students continue … Read more

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