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A Communication by Mrs. Roger Moore
Scope and Contents In her four page letter, which appeared to be directed to the local newspaper, the Wilmington Messenger, Mrs. Susan Moore, wife of Roger, took issue with an earlier story in the Elm City Mirror which had claimed that the leader of the "revolution of 1898 in Wilmington" was Colonel Alfred M. Waddell (1834-1912). According to Moore, the leaders were in fact her husband, Colonel Roger Moore and Doctor J. E. Matthews, and that Waddell was not informed of the movement's plans until after his...
Dates: 1899, 1973
Wilmington, North Carolina, 1898 Coup D'état (Newspapers)
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
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 2
- Wilmington (N.C.) -- Race relations 2
- photocopies 2
- African American newspaper editors 1
- African American newspapers 1
- Political 1
- Wilmington (N.C.) 1
- newspapers 1 ∧ less
- Waddell, Alfred M. (Alfred Moore), 1834-1912 2
- Butler, Marion, 1863-1938 1
- Manly, Alex 1
- Matthews, J. E., Dr. (John Edwards), 1844-1919 1
- Moore, Roger, Colonel, 1838-1900 1