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Scope and Contents This collection contains materials created by the 1898 Foundation, Inc., formerly the 1898 Centennial Foundation, a nonprofit organization focused on commemorating Wilmington’s 1898 coup d’état and massacre, as well as promoting community unity and fostering economic inclusion. Materials pertain to Foundation’s establishment, the programming and activities that reached a crescendo during the 1998 centennial, and the Foundation’s events following the centennial, which culminated in the...
Dates: 1898-2009, bulk 1995-2009
Scope and Contents This collection contains the papers of Bertha Boykin Todd, a long-time New Hanover County educator and community leader. Content focuses on her work with the 1898 Centennial Foundation, biographical information and research for her memoir, "My Restless Journey," speeches and notes for events at which she spoke, recordings of her media appearances, and articles and correspondence related to her community engagement and work with the New Hanover County School system, highlighting her time as the...
Overview Dr. Heyward C. Bellamy served as Superintendant of the New Hanover County School System from 1968 to 1981, during which time he oversaw the integration of the school system. This collection contains materials relating to the integration of New Hanover County schools, including court documents and supporting exhibit materials from integration law suits, as well as other school integration and civil rights cases from the area and nationally.
Dates: 1916 - 1991
Scope and Contents The McDonald-Howe Family Papers encompass a rare piece of history in southeastern North Carolina, beginning in 1861 when the freedom of Frederick Howe is granted. This collection contains character references, baptismal certificates, court documents, correspondence, photographs, an autobiography, educational resumes, and an eyewitness account of the 1898 Wilmington Riot, along with other family documents.
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 editorial...
Dates: 1898 (photocopies)
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)
- African Americans -- North Carolina -- Wilmington -- History 4
- Wilmington (N.C.) -- Race relations 3
- African Americans -- North Carolina -- New Hanover County -- History 2
- Civil rights movements -- United States 2
- Education -- New Hanover County (N.C.) 2
- School integration 2
- Wilmington (N.C.) -- History -- 19th century 2
- photocopies 2
- African American newspaper editors 1
- African American newspapers 1
- African Americans -- Genealogy 1
- Educators -- North Carolina -- New Hanover County 1
- Families -- North Carolina -- New Hanover County 1
- Political 1
- Wilmington (N.C.) 1
- Women educators 1
- newspapers 1 ∧ less
- 1898 Centennial Foundation (Wilmington, N.C.) 2
- Bellamy, Heyward C., Dr., 1924-2014 2
- Butler, Marion, 1863-1938 1
- Cameron, George Wallace, 1873-1939 1
- Cotton, Nada McDonald, 1895-1977 1