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Austin Joseph Holliday Private Papers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-052
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...
Dates: 1949-1950

B. D. Schwartz Scrapbooks

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-153
Scope and Contents This collection contains twenty scrapbook albums documenting the life and career of Benjamin David (B.D.) Schwartz, his wife Sylvia, and their family beginning in 1918 and ending in 1993. Schwartz, a Jewish immigrant from Poland, moved to Wilmington as young child. He attended local schools, worked at his father’s furniture business, and assisted his family in establishing the B’nai Israel Synagogue. After graduating from UNC Chapel Hill, he returned to the port city and continued working...
Dates: 1918-1993

McGuire Collection of Letters from Black Soldiers

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-051
Scope and Contents

This collection is comprised of 109 photocopies of letters from black soldiers during World War II. They were used in Dr. Phillip McGuire’s book, Taps for a Jim Crow Army, published in 1983.

Dates: 1941-1946 (photocopies), 1983; Majority of material found within 1941-1946 (photocopies)

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Names
Holliday, Austin Joseph, 1896-1961 1
McGuire, Phillip, 1944- 1
New Hanover High School (Wilmington, N.C.) 1
North Carolina State Ports Authority 1
Schwartz, B. D. (Benjamin David), 1909-2001 1