Category Archives: Economic Conditions

William A. Darity papers, 1972-2007.

Creator: Darity, William A., 1953-
Collection number: 4626
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Abstract: William A. Darity Jr. is professor of economics at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, with research and teaching interests that include the history of economic thought; economic history; development, trade, and growth; monetary Continue reading William A. Darity papers, 1972-2007.

Miscellaneous southern business letters, 1747-1929.

Creator: Miscellaneous southern business letters.
Collection number: 3739
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Abstract: Chiefly unconnected letters, 1833-1858, relating to business and trade conducted in the South. Letters are to and from various merchants, agents, planters, lawyers, clerks, ship Continue reading Miscellaneous southern business letters, 1747-1929.

Statistics of the North Carolina Commission of the Emergency Relief Administration, 1934-1935.

Creator: Brinton, Hugh P. (Hugh Penn), 1901-

Collection number: 3986

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Abstract: Typed analyses, tables, and summaries compiled by Brinton, statistician for the North Carolina Commission of the Emergency Relief Administration. The compilations include the number of individuals and families receiving assistance in each county, with data concerning gender, race, age, financial history, employment status, and medical care.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

North Carolina Commission on Interracial Cooperation records, 1922-1949.

Creator: North Carolina Commission on Interracial Cooperation records, 1922-1949.
Collection number: 3823
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Abstract: The North Carolina Commission on Interracial Cooperation was established in 1921 as a state affiliate of the Commission on Interracial Cooperation to work toward improved race relations in the state. Like its parent Continue reading North Carolina Commission on Interracial Cooperation records, 1922-1949.

Gladys Avery Tillett papers, 1700s-2000.

Creator: Tillett, Gladys Avery, 1891-1984.
Collection number: 4385
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Abstract: Gladys Avery Tillett of Charlotte, N.C., was vice-chair of the Democratic National Committee, 1940-1950; co-director of Frank Porter Graham’s senatorial campaign, 1950; United Continue reading Gladys Avery Tillett papers, 1700s-2000.

John Ehle papers, 1942-1993.

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 Continue reading John Ehle papers, 1942-1993.

Mound Bayou collection, 1928-1995

Creator: Mound Bayou (Bolivar Co., Miss.) collection.
Collection number: 5009-z
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Abstract: Mound Bayou, located in Bolivar County, Miss., was founded on 12 July 1887 as an African-American colony by Isaiah T. Montgomery and Benjamin T. Green. In 1994, Milburn Continue reading Mound Bayou collection, 1928-1995

Gilbert Brooks radio broadcasts, 1958-1961.

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 Continue reading Gilbert Brooks radio broadcasts, 1958-1961.

North Carolina Council on Human Relations records, 1940s-1980s (bulk 1954-1969).

Creator: North Carolina Council on Human Relations records, 1940s-1980s (bulk 1954-1969).
Collection number: 4880
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Abstract: The North Carolina Council on Human Relations (NCCHR) was one of twelve state organizations affiliated with the Southern Regional Council (SRC). An interracial organization, it sought, from 1954 until 1969, to solve racial Continue reading North Carolina Council on Human Relations records, 1940s-1980s (bulk 1954-1969).

William Ruthrauff Amberson papers, 1919-1968; 1971.

Creator: Amberson, William Ruthrauff, b. 1894.
Collection number: 3862
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Abstract: William R. Amberson was a professor at the University of Tennessee Medical School at Memphis, 1930-1937, advisor to the Southern Tenant Farmers’ Union, and trustee of the Delta and Providence cooperative farms in Mississippi. The collection is primarily personal Continue reading William Ruthrauff Amberson papers, 1919-1968; 1971.