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Austin Joseph Holliday Private Papers
Scope and Contents This collection of three articles chronicles Austin Joseph Holliday’s attempts to receive service-connected total and permanent disability from the Veterans’ Administration for an illness that occurred during World War I. The plaintiff Holliday, a black WWI veteran, based his prayer for compensation under U.S. Judicial Code, Section 145, March 3, 1887, c—359, 1, 24 Stat. 505 and the World War Veterans Act 1924 in pursuant to Part I of Veterans Regulations Number I, as amended in the Economy...
Dr. Ralph Werner Brauer Personal Papers
Scope and Contents Brauer's paper collection is supplemented by an earlier collection, MS 060, The Brauer Papers. This earlier collection focuses on the work of Brauer's father, Friedrich Brauer, and is a fascinating glimpse into the world of inter-war Germany and of the rise of Hitler and Fascism in Germany.This collection of Brauer papers is organized in several series. The first series to be processed focuses on Brauer's early life, from birth through the late 1940s. In addition to documenting...
Dates: 1889-1992; Majority of material found in 1920s-1950s
Harmon C. Rorison Private Papers
Scope and Contents This collection contains materials pertaining to the life and military career of Harmon C. Rorison, a military officer, pilot, and banker from Wilmington, North Carolina. The bulk of the materials in this collection pertain to Rorison’s military service during World War I, the Russo-Polish War (also known as the Polish-Soviet War), and World War II. The military-related materials include correspondence, including a letter to Rorison from Merian Cooper; copies of U.S. and Polish military...
Dates: 1819, 1900-1990
Robert J. Cooke Collection
Scope and Contents This collection consists of material collected by Robert J. Cooke from various presidential elections from the late 1960s to the early 1990s, primarily at the respective Democratic Conventions. Items include copies of speeches, pamphlets, publications, press badges, ads, biographies, and campaign material. Candidates of note include Governor George C. Wallace, President Jimmy Carter, and President Bill Clinton. A selection of Cooke's research on the Rorison family of Wilmington, North...
Dates: 1967-2013, undated; Majority of material found in 1976, 1992
Wilbur D. Jones, Jr. Papers
Collection — Container: Deselect 1
Scope and Contents
This collection contains research material collected by author Wilbur D. Jones, Jr. for his novels, including interviews, newspaper and magazine articles, photographs, author notes, correspondence with publishers, and drafts of the manuscripts.
- World War, 1939-1945 4
- World War, 1939-1945 -- History -- Sources 2
- African American veterans 1
- Authors 1
- Families -- North Carolina -- New Hanover County 1
- Germany -- Politics and government -- 1918-1933 -- Sources 1
- Political 1
- Presidential candidates 1
- Presidents -- Election 1
- Russo-Polish War, 1919-1920 -- History -- Sources 1
- United States -- Armed Forces -- African Americans 1
- United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
- United States -- Politics and government -- Sources 1
- Veterans 1
- War neuroses 1
- World War, 1914-1918 -- History -- Sources 1
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American 1 ∧ less
- Rorison, Harmon Chadbourn, 1893-1976 2
- Brauer, Friedrich 1
- Carter, Jimmy, 1924- 1
- Clinton, Bill, 1946- 1
- Holliday, Austin Joseph, 1896-1961 1