Erwin Allen Holt papers, 1953-1961.

Creator: Holt, Erwin Allen, 1873-1961.
Collection number: 3551
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Abstract: Textile executive, of Burlington, N.C. Papers relating to Holt’s concerns about racial segregation, Jewish control of the federal government, strict interpretation of the Constitution, the Status of Forces Agreement, communism in the U.S., and Hawaiian statehood. Included is correspondence about preventing racial integration, and broadsides, leaflets, and circulars issued by various right-wing organizations of which Holt was a member.

Repository: Southern Historical Collection

Collection Highlights: Included is Holt’s correspondence with others interested in preventing racial integration, and papers from conservative organizations such as the American Nationalist, the Grass Roots League, the Patriots of North Carolina, and North Carolina Defender of State’s Rights, Inc. (1955-1961).

Folders 27 – 30 include clippings and other materials related to segregation, the U.S. Army, and Communism.

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