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"Wilmington's Race Riot and the Rise of White Supremacy" / "The Ghosts of 1898"

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Supplement printings of Timothy B. Tyson's "Wilmington's Race Riot and the Rise of White Supremacy" in Raleigh's The News and Observer and Wilmington's Star-News papers from November 17, 2006. There are two copies of the Star-News version. Located in Box OS 2. Full November 17, 2006 issue of The Charlotte Observer, which includes the supplement under the title "The Ghosts of 1898."

Dates: Various

Fort Fisher

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Scope and Contents Front page of Harper's Weekly from February 4, 1865 featuring an article with graphics on the capture of Fort Fisher.Typed copy of editorials and responses regarding the construction of Fort Fisher from The Morning Star in the July 15, 16, and 22, 1881 issues.Small, printed page of General Orders, No. 10, Public Resolution, No. 6, presenting thanks from the U.S. Congress to Brevet Major General Alfred H. Terry and his officers and men in the attack on Fort Fisher...
Dates: Various

The Hanover Sun articles

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Two issues of The Hanover Sun from February 10 and February 17, 1971 regarding the student boycott and associated violence around school desegregation in Wilmington, N.C. Feature articles include: "Black Civil Rights Militant Rebellion in Wilmington" and "Tragedy Strikes Businessmen During Nine Violent Days."

Dates: Various

Greenhow, Rose

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March 12, 1939 copy of the New York Times-Herald with a feature article about Rose Greenhow, “The South’s Woman Spy Won 1st Battle Bull Run.”

Typed sections of books containing information on Confederate spy Rose Greenhow.

Dates: Various

Wilmington Morning Star: "Drawing of Draft Lottery Numbers Continues"

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October 30, 1940 issue of the Wilmington Morning Star with the feature article, "Drawing of Draft Lottery Numbers Continues," about the 327 local men enlisted within the first 1,100 order numbers.

Dates: Various

Fort Johnston

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Photocopies of handwritten historical sketches of Fort Johnston, a Civil War era fort, from April 1819.



See Also

United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865

Dates: Various

Darrow, Henry

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Feature article in the April 4, 2004 Star-News about Wilmington actor Henry Darrow. Two copies.

Dates: Various

Wartime Wilmington Week: Star-News supplement

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December 1, 2021 Star-News supplement marking 80 years since the start of World War II, with an emphasis on local involvement and impact.

Dates: Various

Hill-Wright-Wooten House

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Fall 2006 issue of "The Vineyard," the newsletter of St. James Parish, featuring an article on the Hill-Wright-Wooten house that once sat next door to the church.



See Also

Religion--Episcopal Church--St. James Parish

Dates: Various

Bicentennial celebration

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Wilmington Morning Star June 22, 1939 issue with a feature article, “Wilmington Begins Huge Bicentennial Festival,” about the start of the three-day festival celebrating Wilmington's Bicentennial.

The Sunday Star-News June 18, 1939 issue with a feature article, "U.S. Destroyer to Visit Port for Bicentennial," about the U.S. Destroyer Gridley visiting the Port of Wilmington in honor of the Bicentennial celebration.

Dates: Various