|Title:||Jean M. Duff Collection|
|Creator:||Duff, Jean M.|
|Repository:||ECU Manuscript Collection|
|Abstract:||Collection contains newspapers (1945-1978) from New York City, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Florida related to special events such as the end of World War II, the Vietnam War, the death of U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson, the Apollo astronauts landing on the moon, hurricanes, and the Bicentennial of the U.S. Also included in this collection are postcards (postmarked 1906-2008, with the bulk of them being 1906-1944) of scenes and buildings in North Carolina, several European countries, Morocco, and several Central American and South American countries.|
|Extent:||1.03 Cubic feet, 2 containers, 265 items .|
December 1, 2003 (unprocessed) 24 items, 0.91 cubic feet; Collection (1945-1978) of newspapers from New York, NY, Hazelton, PA, Newark, NJ, and Orlando, FL concerning major contemporary issues, including: the end of World War II in Europe and Japan; the coal strike of 1946; the Berlin Crisis of 1961; the 20th anniversary of the Battle of the Bulge, 1964; the war in Vietnam and Cambodia, Kent State shootings, 1969-1970; the Apollo astronauts' mission to the moon, 1969; Sen. Edward M. Kennedy and Mary Jo Kopechne, 1969; attempted assassination of Gov. George C. Wallace, 1972; the death of President Johnson, 1973; the Bicentennial of the United States, 1976; and the Florida taxpayers revolt, 1978. Donor: Jean M. Duff
June 11, 2013 (unprocessed addition 1) 241 items, 0.12 cubic feet; Approximately 240 black and white and color postcards, 1906-2008 (bulk 1906-1944), undated, depicting buildings and scenes in North Carolina, European countries, and other countries. Donor: Jean M. Duff
Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.
Jean M. Duff Collection (#979), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA.
Encoded by Mark Custer, January 3, 2008
Below is material taken from a preliminary inventory and represents content from the collection that is unprocessed.
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