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Gilbert Brooks radio broadcasts, 1958-1961.

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Creator: Brooks, Gilbert.
Collection number: 4786-z
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Abstract: Audio tapes (including listening copies) and related materials chiefly containing radio programs, 1958-1961 and undated, hosted by Gilbert Brooks and sponsored by the Haywood, Ca., chapter of the NAACP. The programs are mostly Read more…

Marcus and Yetta Danneman papers on the King family, 1961-2006.

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Creator: Danneman, Marcus and Yetta.
Collection number: 5375
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Abstract: Marcus and Yetta Danneman, a Jewish couple, owned a grocery store in Atlanta, Ga., from 1939 to 1986. Their grocery store was across the street from the Ebenezer Baptist Church, Read more…

Daniel Augustus Powell papers, 1945-1983 (1950-1981).

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Creator: Powell, Daniel Augustus, 1911-1983.
Collection number: 4364
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Abstract: Daniel A. Powell was born on 29 July 1911 in Wilson, N.C. In the 1930s Powell worked as a salesman for the American Circulation Company, the Pacific Mutual Life Read more…

Floyd B. McKissick papers, 1940s-1980s.

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Creator: McKissick, Floyd B. (Floyd Bixler), 1922-
Collection number: 4930
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Abstract: Floyd B. McKissick (1922-1991) was born in Asheville, N.C. He was an attorney, businessman, and civil rights leader. McKissick married Evelyn Williams, with whom he had four Read more…

George H. Esser papers, 1949-2007.

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Creator: Esser, George H.
Collection number: 4887
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Abstract: George Hyndman Esser Jr. was born in Norton, Va., in 1922. Esser was a life-long civil rights advocate and crusader against poverty who led the North Carolina Fund under Governor Read more…

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…