Sue Ramsey Johnston Ferguson Papers
Scope and Contents
Mrs. Ferguson corresponded with state officials, teachers, school administrators, and other constituents while serving in the state legislature. The letters in this collection are chiefly concerned with Ferguson's proposal to set up a committee to review the North Carolina school system, including teachers' salaries and the school lunch program.
The clippings in this collection come from North Carolina newspapers and describe various concerns regarding public schools in the state. Some of the clippings describe Mrs. Ferguson's activities, but the majority are related to education in general.
- 1945 - 1947
- Ferguson, Sue Ramsey Johnston (Person)
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Biographical or Historical Information
Ferguson served as a trustee of the University of North Carolina and a member of the North Carolina State Board of Education from the 7th district. From 1947 to 1949 she was State Senator from the 28th district of North Carolina. During her years in the state legislature, Ferguson proposed that a committee be set up to investigate the state school system in North Carolina. As a result, the State Education Commission was formed.
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The Sue Ramsey Johnston Ferguson Papers date from 1945 to 1947 and contain correspondence and clippings.
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