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Documents Relating to Public Education in New Hanover County

 Collection
Identifier: SC-MS-135
Scope and Contents This collection consists of original documents, letters, financial records and printed material dealing with the establishment of free public schools in Wilmington, North Carolina after the Civil War. The correspondence details the financial support for school construction, teacher recruitment, and administration provided by the Massachusetts Soldiers Memorial Society, Mary Hemenway, Amy Bradley and the American Unitarian Association for what came to be known as Wilmington School District...
Dates: 1865-1924

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)