Archive for the ‘Photographs’ Category

Grigsby Family Papers, circa 1918-2002.

February 25, 2010 Comments off

Creator: Grigsby family.
Collection number: 5141
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Abstract: The Grigsby family of North Carolina and South Carolina; New Haven, Conn.; Detroit, Mich.; and Phoenix, Ariz., descend from Fred Grigsby (b. 1867), the son of a former slave. The Read more…

Charles William Dabney papers, 1715-1945.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Dabney, Charles William, 1855-1945.
Collection number: 1412
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Abstract: Charles William Dabney was a scientist, educator, and author. Also represented in the collection are four generations of his ancestors, including William Dabney (ca. 1707-1772?); Charles Dabney (1745-1829); Charles William Dabney Read more…

Goldband Recording Corporation records, 1943-1995.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Goldband Recording Corporation.
Collection number: 20245
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Abstract: The Goldband Recording Corporation of Lake Charles, La., has played a key role in documenting and shaping musical traditions, tastes, and trends, both regionally and on an Read more…

Alice Eley Jones collection, 1940s, 1970s-2004.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Jones, Alice Eley.
Collection number: 5160
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Abstract: Alice Eley Jones is a writer and historian specializing in North Carolina and African American history. She taught history at North Carolina Central University in Read more…

Floyd B. McKissick papers, 1940s-1980s.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: McKissick, Floyd B. (Floyd Bixler), 1922-
Collection number: 4930
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Abstract: Floyd B. McKissick (1922-1991) was born in Asheville, N.C. He was an attorney, businessman, and civil rights leader. McKissick married Evelyn Williams, with whom he had four Read more…

Arthur Franklin Raper papers, 1913-1979.

October 12, 2009 2 comments

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…

Southern Folk Cultural Revival Project, Inc., records, 1965-1989.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Southern Folk Cultural Revival Project, Inc., records, 1965-1989 [manuscript].
Collection number: 20004
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Abstract: Founded in 1966 by Anne Romaine and Bernice Johnson Reagon, the Southern Folk Cultural Revival Project (SFCRP), based in Nashville, Tenn., worked to present traditional musicians from black and white cultures in Read more…

Nathaniel Chesley Daniel papers, 1836; 1851-1899.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Daniel, Nathaniel Chesley, 1797-1853.
Collection number: 4251
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Abstract: Correspondence, financial and legal material, account books, and other material of Nathaniel Chesley Daniel and Anne H. Bullock Daniel (1804-1883), and of other Daniel family members from Tranquility Plantation, Granville County, N.C. Read more…

Greensboro Civil Rights Fund records, 1971-1987.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

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 Read more…

Mary Susan Ker papers, 1785-1958.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Ker, Mary Susan, 1838-1923.
Collection number: 1467
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Abstract: Mary Susan Ker of Natchez, Miss., was the daughter of cotton planter and American Colonization Society vice-president, John Ker (1789-1850) and Mary Baker Ker (d. Read more…