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U. S. Navy B-1 Band Group Oral History Interview (Oral History Collection #OH0213)

Interviews with members of the U. S. Navy B-1 Band, the first African-American Navy Band during World War II.

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Perry-Weston Educational and Cultural Institute, Inc., Records (Manuscript Collection #1300)

Records (2008-2016) document the history of the Perry-Weston Educational and Cultural Institute, Inc., from its founding in 2008 by Mr. C. Rudolph Knight, Dr. Florence A. Armstrong, and Dr. Lawrence W. S. Auld to promote African American history, genealogy, culture, and arts, particularly in Edgecombe County (Princeville and Tarboro) and North Carolina, until its dissolution in 2016. Included are programs, invitations, circulars, poster...

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Inglis Fletcher Papers (Manuscript Collection #21)

Papers (1883-1964) of the noted author Inglis Clark Fletcher of historical novels set during the 17th and 18th century in colonial North Carolina.

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St. James African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church Collection (Manuscript Collection #1078)

Collection of church records, including a ledger (1926-1938, undated) and loose reports, notes, financial accounts, lists of church officers and members, minutes of church meetings and committees, and printed materials, etc.

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Thomas M. Clement Papers (Manuscript Collection #1237)

This collection consists of a WWII diary (October 5, 1942-March 9, 1943) kept by Lt. Thomas M. Clement during his service aboard the USS Philadelphia, newspaper clippings concerning the Philadelphia, citations of service for Clement, leave passes, morning orders, and the Sixth Birthday Edition of the History of the Philadelphia (September 23, 1943) which was printed aboard ship. Clement...

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Richard E. Rogers Jr. Collection (Manuscript Collection #248)

Collection (1883–1910) consisting of correspondence, eight Civil War pension application ledger, 2 account books and church record book.

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Stuart Wright Collection: Eudora Welty Papers (Manuscript Collection #1169-015)

Papers of Eudora Welty (1909-1986 [Bulk: 1930-1980], undated) documenting the life and literary career of the noted Jackson, Mississippi-born American short story writer, novelist, journalist, photographer, and educator, who wrote about the American South; including correspondence; manuscripts, original art, photographic prints, proofs of published materials, audio recordings, printed material, and loose manuscript items transferred fro...

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Roy Hardee Papers (Manuscript Collection #1161)

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Ethel May Burt Collection (Manuscript Collection #1143)

Photograph album compiled by Ethel May Burt (ca. 1900) consisting primarily of photographic prints documenting Edenton, Chowan County, N.C., but also including views of various towns including Belhaven and Louisburg, N.C., and Claremont, Corbin Point, James River, and Portsmouth, Va., focusing on street scenes. Also includes also photos of families and friends; White and African American residents; the sitting rooms of Mrs. C. B. Elliot...

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Harold G. Sugg Papers (Manuscript Collection #494)

Papers (1969-1984) including 4 research papers, 1 master's thesis, statistics on ratios of blacks and whites, etc.

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37th U.S. Colored Infantry Regiment History (Microfilm Collection #MF0040)

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Housing Authority of the City of Greenville (NC) Collection (Manuscript Collection #923)

Collection (1960-1990) of minutes, agendas, notes, correspondence, reports, and newsletters related to the donor's activities as a board member of the Housing Authority of Greenville, North Carolina, and supporter of public housing.

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Alex L. Manly Papers (Manuscript Collection #65)

Papers (1898-1899, undated) including photographs, clippings, biographical sketch, and photocopy of pages from A Documentary History of The Negro People in the United States concerning Alex L. Manly, African-American newspaper editor of The Record in Wilmington, North Carolina, during the Wilmington Race Riot of 1898. Additional materials Include typed transcriptions of nine letters (November 19, 1953-November 9, 1955) written by Caroli...

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USS United States Logbooks (Manuscript Collection #1190)

Collection consists of a two volumes titled "Journal of a Cruise from Norfolk, Virginia to the Pacific Ocean in the United States Frigate United States, Isaac Hull, Esq'r, Commander" kept by Philadelphian midshipman Lawrence Penington from 4 December 1823, through 22 April 1827. United States was one of six frigates authorized to be constructed by the Naval Act of 1794 and it served as the flagship for ...

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29th Regiment U.S. Colored Troops Detachment Collection (Manuscript Collection #995)

Muster Roll, 30 June - 31 August 1865; Pay Roll, 31 December 1864 - 31 August 1865, for the 29th Regiment U. S. Colored Troops Detachment serving at Headquarters, 2nd Division, 25th A. C. [Army Corps] under the command of Capt. Wilson Camp, of the 8th Regiment U.S. Colored Troops; certified by the Inspector and Mustering Officer, Maj. A.S. [Abijah S.] Pell, 8th Regiment U.S. Colored Troops; submitted at Ringgold Barracks, near Rio Grand...