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Title Dunlap Sets Up Censorship of All Highway Personnel
Title Note Clipping of News and Observer article
Date August 16, 1938
Description Reports that Frank L. Dunlap instructed employees of the State Highway Commission to not talk to reporters. Charles Ross claimed to have not received the notice.
Commentary It is possible that the State Highway Commission was trying to keep the nascent newspaper battle between the Clarksons and Ross in check. Box 10, folder 539.
Location Location Name: Little Switzerland
Parkway Milepost: 330.8
Latitude: 35.849672
Longitude: -82.091147
Creator Organization Raleigh News and Observer
Tags Dunlap, Frank L.
Little Switzerland (N.C.)
Ross, Charles
State Highway and Public Works Commission
Credit Francis O. Clarkson Papers, #3275, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.