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3417
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\"Behind the Veil,\" an oral history project of Duke University's Center for Documentary Studies, is a collection of interviews of over 1,200 African-Americans who lived during the Jim Crow era in the South.
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Coastwatch (NoCar QH 91 A1 N62x), Vol. Issue , Summer 1997, p21-23, il Periodical Website
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19894
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The second part of this article focuses more on the economic and social life of free African Americans in rural North Carolina. Here the author focuses more on property, the rights of free African Americans to transfer such personal holdings, and the general value of such properties. The author also explores the issue of free African Americans owning their own slaves, not a common occurrence but one with some historical documentation.
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13727
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Cecelski reports on a 2009 community oral history project in New Bern, titled \"African American Voices Between Two River.\" Over two dozen elderly black community leaders in Craven County were interviewed, and the project focused on African Americans born in the 1920s, 30s, and 40s. These individuals lived in the aftermath of one of the worst disasters in North Carolina history - the great New Bern fire of 1922.
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Carolina Comments (NoCar F 251 C38), Vol. 58 Issue 4, Oct 2010, p123-127, il, map Periodical Website
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30099
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Approximately one-third of North Carolina's population are African Americans; however, there are still hindrances in the state to their success as citizens. In the interest of all North Carolinians, it is the duty of the state to provide better housing, better health care, and better educational opportunities to this population of the state.