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Anne Queen papers, 1930-1985.

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Creator: Queen, Anne, 1911-2005.
Collection number: 5214
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Abstract: Anne Queen was born in 1911 and raised in Canton, N.C. After ten years of factory work after high school, she earned a bachelor’s degree at Berea College in Kentucky and a divinity degree from Yale University Divinity School in 1948. After Read more…

Alan McSurely papers, 1928-1985 (bulk 1960s-1980s).

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Creator: McSurely, Alan, 1936-
Collection number: 4928
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Abstract: Lawyer Alan McSurely of Chapel Hill, N.C., was born in 1936 in Dayton, Ohio, and graduated from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. During the 1960s and 1970s, he Read more…

Mark F. Ethridge papers, 1931-1981.

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Creator: Ethridge, Mark F. (Mark Foster), 1896-1981.
Collection number: 3842
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Abstract: Mark F. Ethridge was a journalist of Louisville, Ky. Professional correspondence and speeches of Ethridge relating to his career in journalism, principally as editor and publisher of the Read more…

Davis and Walker family papers, 1755-1962.

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Creator: Davis and Walker family.
Collection number: 4172
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Abstract: Davis and Walker families of Wilmington, N.C. Prominent family members included George Davis (1820-1896), lawyer, attorney-general of the Confederacy, and well-known orator; and his son, Junius (1845-1916), who practiced law with Read more…

Highlander Research and Education Center collection, 1937-1938 and undated.

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Creator: Highlander Research and Education Center.
Collection number: 20361
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Abstract: Myles Horton founded the Highlander Folk School in 1932 as an adult education institution based on the principle of empowerment. Horton and other School members worked towards mobilizing labor unions in the 1930s Read more…

Joseph A. Herzenberg papers 1883-2006.

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Creator: Herzenberg, Joseph A., 1941-
Collection number: 5367
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Abstract: Joe Herzenberg (Joseph Alexander Herzenberg II) was born in 1941 in Franklin, N.J. He moved to Chapel Hill, N.C., in 1969. Herzenberg was a politician; historian; advocate Read more…

New Bern Oral History Project records, 1991-1994.

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Creator: New Bern Oral History Project.
Collection number: 4751
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Abstract: The New Bern Oral History Project was undertaken by members of the Memories of New Bern Committee, New Bern, N.C., beginning in 1991. Under the direction of Joseph F. Read more…

Thomas Settle papers, 1784, 1850-1924.

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Creator: Settle, Thomas, 1831-1888.
Collection number: 3345
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Abstract: Thomas Settle, Jr., of Greensboro, N.C., was a North Carolina Supreme Court justice, 1868-1871, chairman of the Republican National Convention, 1872, and U.S. district judge at Read more…

Brian Bain collection of materials on "Shalom y'all," 1999-2004.

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Creator: Bain, Brian.
Collection number: 5331
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Abstract: The documentary film “Shalom Y’all,” directed by third-generation southern Jew and New Orleans, La., native Brian Bain, details Jewish culture and identity in the American South. In the film, Bain travels 4,200 miles by car across the same Read more…

Arthur Franklin Raper papers, 1913-1979.

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Creator: Raper, Arthur Franklin, 1899-1979.
Collection number: 3966
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Abstract: Arthur Franklin Raper (1899-1979) was a distinguished rural sociologist, civil rights activist, and social science analyst both in the United States and in other countries. Raper’s early career focused on analysis of rural Read more…