Category Archives: Photographs

Grigsby Family Papers, circa 1918-2002.

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 Continue reading Grigsby Family Papers, circa 1918-2002.

Charles William Dabney papers, 1715-1945.

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 Continue reading Charles William Dabney papers, 1715-1945.

Goldband Recording Corporation records, 1943-1995.

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 Continue reading Goldband Recording Corporation records, 1943-1995.

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

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

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

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

Arthur Franklin Raper papers, 1913-1979.

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 Continue reading Arthur Franklin Raper papers, 1913-1979.

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

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

Nathaniel Chesley Daniel papers, 1836; 1851-1899.

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. Continue reading Nathaniel Chesley Daniel papers, 1836; 1851-1899.

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.

Mary Susan Ker papers, 1785-1958.

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. Continue reading Mary Susan Ker papers, 1785-1958.