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1898 Centennial Foundation (Wilmington, N.C.)



  • Existence: 1997 March 12 - 2009 February 28

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

1898 Foundation Papers

Identifier: SC-MS-217
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials created by the 1898 Foundation, Inc., formerly the 1898 Centennial Foundation, a nonprofit organization focused on commemorating Wilmington’s 1898 Coup D’état and Massacre, as well as promoting community unity and fostering economic inclusion. Materials pertain to Foundation’s establishment, the programming and activities that reached a crescendo during the 1998 centennial, and the Foundation’s events following the centennial, which culminated in the...
Dates: 1898-1994 (photocopies), 1995-2009

Bertha Boykin Todd Papers

Identifier: SC-MS-390
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers of Bertha Boykin Todd, a long-time New Hanover County educator and community leader. Content focuses on her work with the 1898 Centennial Foundation, biographical information and research for her memoir, "My Restless Journey," speeches and notes for events at which she spoke, recordings of her media appearances, and articles and correspondence related to her community engagement and work with the New Hanover County School system, highlighting her time as...
Dates: 1954-2020

Francine DeCoursey Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: SC-MS-401
Scope and Contents

This collection contains papers and A/V material from filmmaker Francie DeCoursey's work, especially related to UNCW's 1898 Centennial Foundation, the Wilmington 10, and other local racial justice initiatives. Materials include event programs, event marketing materials, manuscripts, and other paperwork related to her film screenings and presentations, especially film work in varying formats, such as mini DV, DVD, VHS, and master broadcast tapes. Items are circa 1998-2013.

Dates: circa 1998-2013

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African Americans -- North Carolina -- New Hanover County -- History 1
African Americans -- North Carolina -- Wilmington -- History 1
Civil rights movements -- United States 1
Education -- New Hanover County (N.C.) 1
Educators -- North Carolina -- New Hanover County 1