1898 Foundation Papers
Scope and Contents
- 1898-2009, bulk 1995-2009
- 1898 Centennial Foundation (Wilmington, N.C.) (Organization)
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The activities of the Foundation reached a crescendo in 1998, during which they organized or facilitated several community dialogue groups, a website, a video documentary, a UNCW symposium, a conference on economic inclusion, a commemorative drama, a ministerial roundtable, and a commemorative ceremony and banquet. The 1898 Foundation continued commemorative efforts into the 2000s, during which they planned, fundraised, and managed the creation of 1898 Memorial Park. The 1898 Memorial Park, featuring a monument designed by artist Ayokunle Odeleye, was dedicated in November 2008.
10.6 Linear Feet (Contains 22 document boxes, 1 oversized box)
The Budgetary and Management Files series is divided into the following sub-series: Budget, 1997-2009; Fundraising, 1997-2008; Grants, 1994-2007; Personnel, 1988-2008.
The Programs and Partnerships series is divided into the following sub-series: 1898 Foundation Program Committee, 1999; Isaiah Madison Consultation, 1996-1997; Visit with Tulsa Leaders, 1996-1997; "Remembering 1898"- An Introductory Video, 1995-2002; "Confronting Dangerous Memories: Wilmington's Centennial Commemoration of the Coup of 1898," 1999; Alan Lipke Radio Documentary Project, 1997-2001; 1898 Memorial Planning, 1997-2008; "Moving Forward Together: Wilmington's Centennial Commemoration of the Coup of 1898," 2004-2009; Related Projects and Educational Materials, 1994-2008.
- 1898 Foundation Papers
- Carroll Jones (2003 November 30); updated by Caroline Waller (2021 May 03)
- original created 2003-11-30; updated 2021-05-03
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