Alice Eley Jones collection, 1940s, 1970s-2004.

Creator: Jones, Alice Eley.
Collection number: 5160
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Abstract: Alice Eley Jones is a writer and historian specializing in North Carolina and African American history. She taught history at North Carolina Central University in Durham, N.C., 1987-1992. In 1992, she began a history consulting business called Historically Speaking and, in 2002, began a publishing company, Minnie Troy Publishers. In 2002, Jones wrote a book called “Hertford County, North Carolina” for Arcadia Publishing’s Black America Series. The book is about the history of Hertford County, its Native American Meherrin tribe roots and African American heritage. Materials collected by Alice Eley Jones for Hertford County, North Carolina. They chiefly concern Ahoskie, Winton, and Murfreesboro, N.C. Articles, souvenir church programs, and other materials provide information on prominent Hertford County African Americans, including Calvin S. Brown, Dr. Dudley E. Flood, Howard Hunter, Jr., the Reverend George T. Rouson, artist Wilbur Homer Rouson, and members of the Jones family.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection