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Box 3


Contains 15 Results:

General information, 1970-2002

 File — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents These four folders contain correspondence, newspaper articles, event programs, personal write-ups, publications featuring Bertha, official documents from her career with New Hanover County schools, and content related to her Civil Rights efforts and experiences with desegregation. They have been maintained in the original order and grouping with which Bertha donated them and were all labeled "Biography - Bertha." Highlights include her original teaching certification and contracts with New...
Dates: 1970-2002

SENC Person of the Month letters, 1972-2000

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 3
Scope and Contents

Contains congratulatory letters for Bertha being named "SENClander of the Month" in the newspaper in 1972, as well as a few assorted documents, including correspondence related to her new position as Director of Staff Development for New Hanover County Schools in 1990.

Dates: 1972-2000

Civil Rights, 1979-1987

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 4
Scope and Contents

Contains notes, timelines, and event material related to school desegregation, the Civil Rights movement, and Bertha's involvement.

Dates: 1979-1987

Profiles and achievements, 1998-2000

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents

Contains Bertha's resumes and listings of her work, as well as nominations for awards and service positions.

Dates: 1998-2000

Human Relations Commission and Good Neighbor Council, 1969-2000

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents

Contains correspondence and documents related to Bertha's service on New Hanover County's Human Relations Commission and Good Neighbor Council.

Dates: 1969-2000

Hoggard High School, 1972-2000

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 7
Scope and Contents

Contains notes and memos related to Bertha's work at Hoggard High School, as well as later recognition for her years of service.

Dates: 1972-2000

Retirement, 1992-1999

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 8
Scope and Contents

Contains certificates, correspondence, and notes of appreciation related to Bertha's four decades of service with New Hanover County Schools and final work before retiring in 1992, as well as some later material related to her service and award recognition, including three photos from the UNCW Alumni Association awards banquet in 1999.

Dates: 1992-1999

The Links, Incorporated, 1992-2004, undated

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents

Contains mostly photographs, along with a memorial sheet, retyped letter about The Links history book, and archival holdings policy, of The Links, Incorporated, a non-profit volunteer service group for women of African descent.

Dates: 1992-2004, undated

Chesnut Street Presbyterian Church, 1992-2017, undated

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 10
Scope and Contents

Contains material related to Chesnutt Street Presbyterian Church in Wilmington, NC, a historically Black church, as well as spiritual readings, prayer books, and photographs.

Dates: 1992-2017, undated

Personal, 1982, 2016, undated

 File — Box: 3, Folder: 11
Scope and Contents

Contains various material related to Bertha's life and family, such as pamphlets, photos, and ephemera, including but not limited to a photo of Bertha, a profile of her life and work, a pamphlet for the Boykin Family Heritage Endowment, and a past-life reading.

Dates: 1982, 2016, undated