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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…

Broadus Mitchell papers, 1900-1982.

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Creator: Mitchell, Broadus, 1892-1988.
Collection number: 4141
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Abstract: Broadus Mitchell, economist, historian, and liberal thinker, taught until 1939 at Johns Hopkins University, from 1947 to spring 1958 at Rutgers University, and from fall 1958 to 1967 at Read more…

Joseph Felmet papers, 1941-1989.

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Creator: Felmet, Joseph, 1921-
Collection number: 4513
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Abstract: Joseph Felmet received an A.B. from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1942. He was arrested on numerous occasions for his pacifisim during World War II and social activism later. Correspondence and Read more…

Delta and Providence cooperative farms papers, 1925-1963.

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Creator: Delta and Providence cooperative farms.
Collection number: 3474
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Abstract: Delta Cooperative Farm, started in 1936 in the community of Hillhouse (later called Rochdale) in Bolivar County, Miss., and Providence Cooperative Farm, started in 1939 near Cruger in Holmes County, Miss., were attempts by Cooperative Read more…

Mississippi freelance records, 1968-1972.

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Creator: Mississippi freelance records, 1968-1972.
Collection number: 4343
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Abstract: Mississippi Freelance was begun in Greenville, Miss., in April 1969 as a “non-profitable sideline” for its editors, Lew Powell and Ed Williams who, then in their twenties, were reporters for the “Delta Democrat-Times” in Read more…

Robert L. Johnson papers, 1952-2000.

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Creator: Johnson, Robert L. (Robert Leon), 1930-
Collection number: 5362
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Abstract: Robert L. Johnson (Robert L. Johnson Jr.) graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1952. In 1954, he was ordained in the United Methodist Church. The Read more…