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J.E.L. Wade Political Statement

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Identifier: SC-MS-077
Scope and Contents This unpublished political statement by James E.L. Wade in May, 1967 to the New Hanover County League of Women Voters covers a wide spectrum of programs he was involved with on both a local level and as a member of the General Assembly of North Carolina. Mr. Wade outlines his vision for the future of a greater Wilmington, covering improvements in all major areas from roads to parks and waterfront re-development, a convention center, preservation, recreation, city drainage, a bridge over the...
Dates: 1942, 1967, 1975

Lena Ritter Papers

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Identifier: SC-MS-361
Scope and Contents This collection contains the work of North Carolina shell fisher turned environmental activist, Lena Ritter. It covers her career with the North Carolina Coastal Federation, where she served on the board of directors and was its president from 1987-1990, especially focused on her community and legal efforts to preserve Permuda Island in Onslow County and the educational sessions she gave to school children and on local and national TV shows. Content also includes documents related to her...
Dates: 1962-2009; Majority of material found within 1983-1995