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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

Governor John W. Ellis Proclamation

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Identifier: SC-MS-041
Scope and Contents

A copy of a rare broadside calling the North Carolina legislature into special session was issued by Gov. John W. Ellis on April 17, 1861. The session was called as a result of Abraham Lincoln's call to arms "for the invasion of the peaceful homes of the South....." Only one original is known to exist (according to the donor) from which this copy was made.

Dates: 1861 April 17 (photocopy)

John J. Burney, Jr. Legislative Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-033
Scope and Contents This collections contains the legislative papers of North Carolina State Senator John J. Burney, Jr. Senator Burney represented New Hanover County from 1966-1972. The legislative papers consist primarily of correspondence, bills, publications, printed materials and newspaper clippings, covering a broad spectrum of social, economic and political issues during his time in office. Topics include taxation, environmentalism, transportation and infrastructure, Wilmington College (now UNCW), and...
Dates: 1960 - 1972

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Alcohol -- Law and legislation -- North Carolina 1
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Environmentalism -- North Carolina 1
Festivals -- North Carolina -- Wilmington 1
Fort Fisher State Recreation Area (N.C.) 1
Israel -- Politics and government -- 1951- 1
Jews -- History -- North Carolina -- Wilmington 1
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Low-income housing -- North Carolina -- Wilmington 1
Masonboro Island (N.C.) 1
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Montford Point Camp (Camp Lejeune, N.C.) 1
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North Carolina -- Politics and government -- 1951- 1
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Riots -- North Carolina -- Wilmington -- History 1
School integration -- North Carolina -- Wilmington 1
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 1
White supremacy movements -- North Carolina -- New Hanover County 1
Wilmington (N.C.) -- Race relations 1
Wilmington College -- History -- Sources 1
Women's rights -- North Carolina 1
World War, 1939-1945 -- History -- Sources 1
Zoning -- North Carolina -- Wilmington 1
broadsides (notices) 1
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Language
French 1
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Names
Burney, John Jay, Jr., 1924-2010 1
Ellis, John Willis, 1820-1861 1
New Hanover High School (Wilmington, N.C.) 1
North Carolina State Ports Authority 1
North Carolina. Governor (1859-1861 : Ellis) 1