Category Archives: Economic Conditions

North Carolina Fund records, 1962-1971.

Creator: North Carolina Fund records, 1962-1971.
Collection number: 4710
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Abstract: The North Carolina Fund, an independent, non-profit, charitable corporation, sought and dispensed funds to fight poverty in North Carolina, 1963-1968. Gov. Terry Sanford and other North Carolinians convinced the Ford Continue reading North Carolina Fund records, 1962-1971.

Mildred Gwin Andrews papers, 1913-1985.

Creator: Andrews, Mildred Gwin, 1903-1984.
Collection number: 4436
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Abstract: Mildred Gwin Andrews was executive secretary of the Southern Combed Yarn Spinners Association (SCYSA), 1936-1946; expert consultant on textiles to the U.S. Army Office of Quartermaster General and member of the War Production Board’s Committee on Industrial Continue reading Mildred Gwin Andrews papers, 1913-1985.

Earl Warren Oral History Project transcripts, 1969-ca. 1978.

Creator: Warren, Earl, 1891-1974.
Collection number: 12011
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Abstract: Over 50 bound volumes of photocopies of transcripts of about 150 oral history interviews from the Earl Warren Oral History Project, done at the University of California, Continue reading Earl Warren Oral History Project transcripts, 1969-ca. 1978.

Mark F. Ethridge papers, 1931-1981.

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 Continue reading Mark F. Ethridge papers, 1931-1981.

Southeastern Cooperative League records, 1939-1952.

Creator: Southeastern Cooperative League.
Collection number: 3597
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Abstract: The Southeastern Cooperative League, an interracial organization established as the Southeastern Cooperative Education Association in 1940, became a federation of cooperatives in Continue reading Southeastern Cooperative League records, 1939-1952.

Stuart A. Marks papers, 1970s-1990s.

Creator: Marks, Stuart A., 1939-
Collection number: 4309
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Abstract: Stuart A. Marks, professor of anthropology and environmental sciences at St. Andrews College, Laurinburg, N.C. Audio tapes and typed transcripts of oral history Continue reading Stuart A. Marks papers, 1970s-1990s.

Oral histories of low income and minority women, 1970s-1992.

Creator: Oral histories of low income and minority women, 1970s-1992.
Collection number: 4608
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Abstract: Transcriptions of interviews in the Oral Histories of Low Income and Minority Women project of the Southwest Institute for Research on Women at the University of Arizona in collaboration with the Schlesinger Library Continue reading Oral histories of low income and minority women, 1970s-1992.

James B. Bailey papers, 1847-1885.

Creator: Bailey, James, d. 1864.
Collection number: 38
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Abstract: James B. Bailey (1820-1864), his wife, Mary N. Bailey, and their children, including their son, C.O. Bailey, moved from Hickory Bend, a plantation near Montgomery, Ala., to Alachua County, Fla., near Gainesville, in 1852. There, Bailey Continue reading James B. Bailey papers, 1847-1885.

Raymond Milner Wheeler papers, 1936-1982.

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, Continue reading Raymond Milner Wheeler papers, 1936-1982.

L. H. Fountain papers, 1946-1982.

Creator: Fountain, L. H. (Lawrence H.), 1913-2002.
Collection number: 4304
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Abstract: U.S. Representative L.H. Fountain, who, from 1953 through 1982, served North Carolina’s Second District. During Fountain’s tenure, the district straddled the state’s northern coastal plain and piedmont and included at one time or another Continue reading L. H. Fountain papers, 1946-1982.