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Box 4


Contains 14 Results:

Mother's Day and Women's Day, 1955-1980, undated

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents

Contains typed speeches given by Bertha, handwritten notes, newspaper clippings, and holiday cards around women and Mother's Day.

Dates: 1955-1980, undated

Father's Day, 1972-1980, undated

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 2
Scope and Contents

Contains newspaper and magazine articles, as well as typed letters, around fathers and Father's Day.

Dates: 1972-1980, undated

Event programs and publications, 1975-2002

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

Contains event programs, newspaper clippings, and publications of which Bertha attended and was featured.

Dates: 1975-2002

Thank you notes and congratulatory messages, 1976-1979

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

Contains cards of thanks and congratulations, as well as Mother's Day cards, given to Bertha for her success and accomplishments.

Dates: 1976-1979

Responsive readings, undated

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 5
Scope and Contents

Contains several copies of call and response documents, largely centered around prayer.

Dates: undated

Newsletters, 1986-1997

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 6
Scope and Contents

Contains various educational newsletters and leaflets, mostly related to the New Hanover County school system.

Dates: 1986-1997

"My Restless Journey", 1967-2007

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 7-8
Scope and Contents

Contains material related to school desegregation that Bertha used in her memoir, "My Restless Journey." Content includes newspaper articles in which Bertha appeared, school files, thank you cards, notes for speeches, a Hoggard High School patch and 1968 phone book, and event programs and agendas.

Dates: 1967-2007

High school newspapers, 1972-1974

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 9
Scope and Contents

Contains copies of New Hanover High School's student newspaper "The Wildcat" and Hoggard High School's student newspaper "The Venture." Includes a 1974 clipping from the Wilmington Journal.

Dates: 1972-1974

Hoggard High School, 1968-1984

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 10-13
Scope and Contents

Contains mostly correspondence, thank you cards and personal notes, and handwritten and typed documents related to Bertha's time working at Hoggard High School. There is also a large amount of newspaper clippings related to school events and community happenings, as well as phone books and handbooks that contain relevant school and contact information, and school documents like meeting notes and announcements. Also included are two large pins and a license plate.

Dates: 1968-1984

Diversity, 1971, 2003-2004, undated

 File — Box: 4, Folder: 14
Scope and Contents

Contains mostly newspaper articles and clippings, as well as other articles, discussion guides, and event material related to school segregation, diversity, and local Wilmington events of which Bertha was involved or attended.

Dates: 1971, 2003-2004, undated