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Raymond Milner Wheeler papers, 1936-1982.

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Creator: Wheeler, Raymond Milner, 1919-1982.
Collection number: 4366
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Abstract: Raymond Wheeler of Charlotte, N.C., was an internist, civil rights activist, and advocate of better health care and nutrition for the poor, especially in the South. The collection contains chiefly material pertaining to the social justice activities in which Wheeler took part, Read more…

Earlie E. Thorpe Oral History Collection, 1990-1992.

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Creator: Earlie E. Thorpe Oral History Collection.
Collection number: 4927
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Abstract: Audiocassettes and transcripts of oral history interviews collected by students in Social Science courses taught by Alice Eley Jones at North Carolina Central University, Durham, Read more…

Robert V. N. Brown papers, 1958-1999.

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Creator: Brown, Robert V. N.
Collection number: 5312
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Abstract: Robert V. N. Brown (1933-2006) was born in Belle Harbor, N.Y., and grew up in the Bronx, N.Y. In 1958, Brown moved to Chapel Hill, N.C., to study southern history at the University of North Carolina. In 1961, Brown began publishing the Read more…

Miscellaneous papers, 18th-20th centuries.

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Creator: Miscellaneous papers.
Collection number: 517
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Abstract: Single or small groupings of items arranged in units by provenance. Included are tax forms, records of accounts, slave lists and bills of sale, land patents, schedules of debt, wills, Read more…

Edwin M. Gill papers, 1935-1978.

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Creator: Gill, Edwin M. (Edwin Maurice), 1899-1978.
Collection number: 4011
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Abstract: Edwin Maurice Gill was born in Laurinburg, N.C., 20 July 1899. He served in the General Assembly in 1929 and 1931 and was private secretary to Governor O. Max Gardner, 1931-1933. He was Commissioner of Paroles, 1933-1942; Commissioner Read more…

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…