Documenting the American South

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Title Columbus
Title Note Clipping of Greensboro Daily News article
Date April 26, 1939
Description Quotes Judge Clarkson as saying he won the Switzerland Company v. State Highway Commission case "in spite of Columbus," who was identified as Jonathan Daniels of the News and Observer.
Commentary This piece is meant to be humorous, but it highlights Judge Clarkson's animosity toward Charles Ross and Jonathan Daniels. Box 10, folder 539.
Location Location Name: Little Switzerland
Parkway Milepost: 330.8
Latitude: 35.849672
Longitude: -82.091147
Creator Organization Greensboro Daily News
Tags Clarkson, Heriot
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
Daniels, Jonathan
Little Switzerland (N.C.)
Ross, Charles
Credit Francis O. Clarkson Papers, #3275, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.