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Taylor Branch papers, 1865-2005 (bulk 1958-2005).

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Creator: Branch, Taylor.
Collection number: 5047
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Abstract: Taylor Branch, journalist and historian, is best known for his books chronicling the career of Martin Luther King Jr., and the civil rights movement of the 1960s. Raised in Atlanta, Branch attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Read more…

James A. Felton and Annie Vaughan Felton papers, 1938-2000.

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Creator: Felton, James A. and Annie Vaughan.
Collection number: 5161
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Abstract: James A. Felton was an author, teacher, counselor, and civic leader in Hertford County, N.C. In the 1960s, he was a founder of the People’s Program on Poverty, an African American organization created to study and fight Read more…

White Rock Baptist Church records, 1880s-1980s.

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Creator: White Rock Baptist Church records, 1880s-1980s.
Collection number: 4926
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Abstract: The White Rock Baptist Church was founded in Durham, N.C., in 1866. This collection is comprised of materials, 1880s-1980s, documenting the history of the White Rock Baptist Church and the religious life of its Read more…

Townsend Ludington papers, 1968-1969.

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Creator: Ludington, Townsend, 1936-
Collection number: 4951
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Abstract: C. Townsend Ludington received a B.A. from Yale University in 1957 and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Duke University in 1964 and 1967 respectively. He began teaching English at the Read more…

John Ehle papers, 1942-1993.

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Creator: Ehle, John, 1925-
Collection number: 4555
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Abstract: John Marsden Ehle, Jr., author of novels and works of non- fiction, was born in Asheville, N.C., and has lived most of his adult life in Winston-Salem. He served as special Read more…

William Bradley and Merle Davis Umstead papers, 1863-1978.

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Creator: Umstead, William Bradley, 1895-1954.
Collection number: 4529
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Abstract: William Bradley Umstead of Durham, N.C., served as a member of the United States House of Representatives from North Carolina, 1932-1938; as a United States senator, 1946-1948; Read more…

Adelaide Walters papers, 1954-1981.

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Creator: Walters, Adelaide, 1907-1981.
Collection number: 4293
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Abstract: Adelaide Walters of Chapel Hill, N.C., was a local political activist, volunteer, civic leader, and Democratic Party officer. Correspondence, writings, clippings, and other papers of Read more…

E. C. Branson papers, 1895-1933.

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Creator: Branson, E. C. (Eugene Cunningham), 1861-1933.
Collection number: 2610
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Abstract: Branson was an educator, author, and editor, president of the State Normal School of Georgia, 1900-1912, head of its department of rural economics and sociology, 1912-1914, and founder and head of the rural social economics program at the Read more…

Ku Klux Klan records, 1960s-1970s.

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Creator: Ku Klux Klan.
Collection number: 4921
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Abstract: Primarily published and ephemeral items collected from Ku Klux Klan organizations active in Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi, and North Carolina, 1960s-1970s. Included are flyers; Read more…

Karen L. Parker diary, letter, and clippings, 1963-1966.

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Creator: Parker, Karen L.
Collection number: 5275-z
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Abstract: The first African-American woman undergraduate to attend the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Karen L. Parker was born in Salisbury, N.C., and grew up in Read more…