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McLean Page Family Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-315
Scope and Contents This collection contains documentation of the Page family from 1911 to 2000, including accounting books, receipts, loans, correspondence, photographs, a bible, and a marriage license. McLean Page and the Page family worked as farmers, potentially sharecroppers, in Whiteville, North Carolina. Many of the papers in this collection are records of transactions for farm equipment and resources, including financial documents, loan papers, and crop lien forms. Personal to the family are photographs...
Dates: 1911-2000

The Black Poet Manuscript

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Identifier: SC-MS-094
Scope and Contents The Black Poet was the 1865 annouced title of a work to be published that was to contain "a concise history of the life" of George Moses Horton, bard and recently freed enslaved individual. Richard Walser used the 1865 title for his 1996 work on Horton, since no evidence exists that the 1865 book was ever written. Walser wrote his "concise history" during part of a year he spent on a Guggenheim Fellowship. Claude Howell created the drawings for the book. This collection contains the...
Dates: 1966

Wilmington, North Carolina, 1898 Coup D'├ętat (Newspapers)

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Identifier: SC-MS-132
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies of issues of the Wilmington Daily Record, The Evening Dispatch, and fragments of the New York Journal around the time of and covering the Wilmington coup in 1898. The Journal makes explicit reference to the "riots" in Wilmington, gives the death toll as sixteen killed, and reprints the text of the Alex Manley...
Dates: 1898 (photocopies)

"Wilmington Riot of November 10, 1898" Source Documents

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Identifier: SC-MS-069
Scope and Contents

This collection was compiled in 1973 by Michael Glancy, to complete his Multiple Abilities Project research report entitled "The Wilmington Riot of November 10, 1898." The collection includes xerographic, microform, and photocopies of newspaper and periodical articles, letters, memoranda, resolutions, and memoirs of some of the principal participants in the November 10, 1898 racially-motivated coup d'etat of Wilmington, NC.

Dates: 1865-1936 (photocopies)

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African Americans -- North Carolina -- Wilmington -- History 6
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1898 Centennial Foundation (Wilmington, N.C.) 2
Bellamy, Heyward C., Dr., 1924-2014 2
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 1
Bradley, Amy Morris, 1823-1904 1
Butler, Marion, 1863-1938 1