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Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company Records, 1900s-1950s

November 21, 2011 Leave a comment

Creator: Atlantic Coast Line Railroad Company.
Collection number: 4572
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Abstract: The Atlantic Coast Line was based in Wilmington, N.C., and possessed rail that ran through Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Tennessee, and Florida. The Atlantic Coast Line later formed part of the CSX Transportation System. The collection contains Read more…

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

February 24, 2011 Leave a comment

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…

DeFord Bailey in the John Edwards memorial collection, undated.

February 25, 2010 Leave a comment

Abstract: Dubs of commercial recordings of DeFord Bailey, African-American harmonica player and member of the Grand Ole Opry, 1925-1941, playing old-time tunes and blues on the harmonica. Read more…

Bumpas family papers, 1838-1933; 1946.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Bumpas family.
Collection number: 1031
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Abstract: The collection includes diaries, scattered correspondence, and writings of a family of Methodist ministers and editors of church publications of North Carolina. Among other volumes are the diary, 1838-1844, and autobiography, 1842, of Read more…

Highlander Research and Education Center collection, 1937-1938 and undated.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Highlander Research and Education Center.
Collection number: 20361
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Abstract: Myles Horton founded the Highlander Folk School in 1932 as an adult education institution based on the principle of empowerment. Horton and other School members worked towards mobilizing labor unions in the 1930s Read more…

Mary Hunter Kennedy papers, 1759-1955.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Kennedy, Mary Hunter.
Collection number: 3242
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Abstract: Correspondence; legal and financial papers; genealogical material; student notebooks, account books, and other volumes; pictures; and other papers of members of the Read more…

Recollections of my life, ca. 1898.

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Killebrew, J. B. (Joseph Buckner), 1831-1906.
Collection number: 3373
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Abstract: Autobiography of Joseph Buckner Killebrew consisting of the personal, social, professional, and political memoirs of his early life and schooling in Montgomery County, Tenn.; Read more…

Kate S. Carney diary, 1859-1876 (bulk 1859-1862).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Carney, Kate S., b. 1842.
Collection number: 139-z
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Abstract: Kate S. Carney was the daughter of a merchant of Murfreesboro, Tenn. The collection is a diary (chiefy 1859-1862) of Kate S. Carney describing antebellum life in Murfreesboro, Tenn.; Read more…

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

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

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 Read more…

Lenoir family papers, 1763-1936, 1969-1975 (general abstract).

October 12, 2009 Leave a comment

Creator: Lenoir family.
Collection number: 426
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Abstract: Lenoir family members include William Lenoir, Revolutionary War general and N.C. politician of Fort Defiance, Caldwell County, N.C.; Lenoir’s friend and father-in-law of two of Read more…