Wilmington Massacre, Wilmington, N.C., 1898
Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:
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 public schools. 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.
This collection contains correspondence, photographs, newspaper articles and ephemera relating to life of Lt. Bradley Jewett Wootten from 1895 to his death in 1901. Most of the correspondence in this collection is between members of the Wootten family. Two such letters, copies of the originals, relay information from both before and after the events of November 10, 1898 in Wilmington.
This collection contains papers and A/V material from filmmaker Francie DeCoursey's work, especially related to UNCW's 1898 Centennial Foundation, the Wilmington 10, and other local racial justice initiatives. Materials include event programs, event marketing materials, manuscripts, and other paperwork related to her film screenings and presentations, especially film work in varying formats, such as mini DV, DVD, VHS, and master broadcast tapes. Items are circa 1998-2013.
Contains historical letters, deeds, and documents belonging to the Grainger family of Wilmington, NC, including deeds from Eagle Island and correspondence with American historian John Hope Franklin regarding the 1898 Wilmington race riot.