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The First Freedom Rides (part 1 of 2)

Before Rosa Parks, there was Irene Morgan On Saturday, February 28, 2009, the Chapel Hill/Carrboro NAACP, the Town of Chapel Hill, and the people of the Chapel Hill community gathered for a dedication of a highway historical marker to commemorate … Continue reading

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“What is it that binds us to this place as to no other?”

Individual collections of manuscript material preserved in the Southern Historical Collection range in size from giant collections of more than half a million items all the way down to single-item collections. Our smaller collections, due to the way that they … Continue reading

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New Collections (18 April 2008)

Joseph A. Herzenberg Papers (#5367) Joe Herzenberg (Joseph Alexander Herzenberg II) was born in 1941 in Franklin, N.J. He moved to Chapel Hill, N.C., in 1969. Herzenberg was a politician; historian; advocate for social, environmental, and economic justice; and the … Continue reading

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