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Title: John Poynter Streety Papers, 1874-2001 (bulk 1874-1894)

February 24, 2011 Comments off

Creator: Streety, John Poynter, 1820-1894.
Collection number: 5478
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Abstract: John Poynter Streety was born in Bladen County, N.C., in 1820. He arrived in the town of Haynesville, Ala., circa 1839, where he became a prosperous businessman. Streety’s plantation was located in Lowndes County, where he was Read more…

Lucie Massie Phenix’s Materials on You Got To Move, circa 1981-1983

February 24, 2011 Comments off

Creator: Phenix, Lucie Massie.
Collection number: 5462
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Abstract: You Got To Move is a documentary film released in 1985 about southern social justice activists and the Highlander Research and Education Center, formerly Read more…

Garber Family Letters, 1901-1936

February 23, 2011 Comments off

Creator: Garber family.
Collection number:
5415
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Abstract: Members of the Garber family lived in Mount Jackson, Shenandoah County, Va. J.S. Garber worked on a labor gang and for the United States Corps of Engineers at Read more…

Benjamin F. Swalin and Maxine M. Swalin Papers, 1903-2006

February 22, 2011 Comments off

Creator: Swalin, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1901-1989; Swalin, Maxine M. (Maxine McMahon)
Collection number: 4962
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Abstract: Benjamin F. Swalin (1901-1989) was conductor and director of the North Carolina Symphony, musician, composer, performer, author, teacher, and advocate Read more…

Chapel Hill Historical Society's Generations of Carrboro Mill Families Oral Histories, 1974-1978.

February 26, 2010 Comments off

Creator: Chapel Hill Historical Society.
Collection number: 4205
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Abstract: The Chapel Hill Historical Society was formed in 1966 in Chapel Hill, N.C. In 1974, the oral history committee was established to conduct interviews with local Chapel Hill and Carrboro, Read more…

Southerners for Economic Justice Records, 1977-2001.

February 25, 2010 Comments off

Creator: Southerners for Economic Justice.
Collection number: 5320
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Abstract: Southerners for Economic Justice (SEJ) was founded in 1976 during a successful campaign to help J. P. Stevens textile workers unionize. Since then, SEJ has focused on Read more…

Pope family papers, 1851-1983.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Pope family.
Collection number: 5085
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Abstract: Pope family of North Carolina, including Jonas Elias Pope of Northampton County, a man of color who was free before the Civil War; his son, M.T. Pope, who was born in Northampton Read more…

North Carolina Fund records, 1962-1971.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

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 Read more…

E. S. Askew letter, 1951 February 13.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Askew, E. S.
Collection number: 2881-z
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Abstract: Letter from E. S. Askew, Windsor, N.C., to Fred M. Vinson, chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, expounding his views on the superiority of the white race and the dangers of miscegenation. Read more…

Louis and Mildred Graves papers, 1814; 1876-1976.

October 12, 2009 Comments off

Creator: Graves, Louis, 1883-1965.
Collection number: 4010
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Abstract: Personal and professional papers of Louis Graves (1883-1965), writer, journalist, and founder of the “Chapel Hill (N.C.) Weekly,” and of his wife, Mildred Moses Graves (1892-1976). Family correspondence includes letters to Louis Graves’s Read more…