Category Archives: Moving Images

Markham, Leigh, Durham, Lloyd, and other families papers, 1712-1966.

Creator: Booker, Elsie H., collector.
Collection number: 4580
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Abstract: Elsie H. Booker (1923- ) of Durham County, N.C., collector of antiques, artifacts, and family papers. Papers of various families. Series 1 Markham, Leigh, and related families: Continue reading Markham, Leigh, Durham, Lloyd, and other families papers, 1712-1966.

Allard K. Lowenstein papers, 1924-1995.

Creator: Lowenstein, Allard K.
Collection number: 4340
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Abstract: Political activist Allard Kenneth Lowenstein (1929-1980) served as a lawyer, teacher, speaker, author, United States congressman from New York, United States representative to the Continue reading Allard K. Lowenstein papers, 1924-1995.

David Morton collection, 1928-2003.

Creator: Morton, David, 1945-
Collection number: 20373
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Abstract: In 1991, In 1991, David C. Morton published DeFord Bailey: A Black Star in Early Country Music. Bailey (1899-1982) was a legendary African American harmonica player who performed on WSM’s Grand Ole Opry, a weekly radio show Continue reading David Morton collection, 1928-2003.

Terry Sanford papers, 1946-1993.

Creator: Sanford, Terry, 1917-1998.
Collection number: 3531
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Abstract:  Terry Sanford of Scotland, Cumberland, Wake, and Durham counties, N.C., was a politician, educator, administrator, lawyer, and soldier. He served as state senator, 1953-1954; governor of North Carolina, 1961-1965; president of Duke University, 1969-1985; and U.S. senator, 1986-1992. The collection includes campaign files and other Continue reading Terry Sanford papers, 1946-1993.

Tom Davenport collection,1973-1995

Creator: Davenport, Tom.
Collection Number: 20025
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Abstract: Tom Davenport is an independent filmmaker and film distributor living in Delaplane, Va. He began work in film with documentary filmmakers Richard Leacock and Don Pennebacker in New York and made his first independent film in 1969. In 1970, he returned to rural Virginia Continue reading Tom Davenport collection,1973-1995

Opelika Pictures Records, 1843-1997 (bulk 1986-1997).

Creator: Records, 1843-1997 (bulk 1986-1997) [manuscript].
Collection number: 20290
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Abstract: Opelika Pictures is a film company founded by New York-based filmmaker Macky Alston (Wallace McPherson Alston III). Alston directed the documentary film, “Family Name,” which examines the links between Continue reading Opelika Pictures Records, 1843-1997 (bulk 1986-1997).

Joseph W. Straley papers, 1936-2002.

Creator: Straley, Joseph W., 1914-
Collection number: 5252
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Abstract: Physics professor and activist Joseph Ward Straley (1914-2005) was born in Paulding, Ohio. Straley joined the faculty of the University of North Carolina in 1945; he retired from the Continue reading Joseph W. Straley papers, 1936-2002.

WTVD videotape collection, 1976-1992.

Creator: WTVD videotape collection, 1976-1992.
Collection number: 4929
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Abstract: This collection is comprised primarily of broadcast master videotapes in cassettes generated by television station WTVD in Durham, N.C., 1976-1992. Included are tapes from locally produced shows “Reflections,” “Reel Continue reading WTVD videotape collection, 1976-1992.

Greensboro Civil Rights Fund records, 1971-1987.

Creator: Greensboro Civl Rights Fund.
Collection number: 4630
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Abstract: On 3 November 1979, members of the Ku Klux Klan and Nazi Party attacked Communist Workers Party (CWP) demonstrators as they gathered for a public march in Continue reading Greensboro Civil Rights Fund records, 1971-1987.