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Letter from Caroline Sadgwar Manly to her sons

Date: Jan. 14 1954 | Identifier: 0065-b1-fb
Typescript by Milo A. Manly of a letter written by Caroline "Carrie" Sadgwar Manly in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to her sons Milo A. Manly and Lewin Manly in which she describes the 1898 Wilmington Race Riot and how their father and her future husband, Alex Manly, escaped a lynching by a mob. Alex Manly was the editor of The Record, an African-American owned newspaper, which was burned during the riot forcing Manly to leave Wilmington, N.C. more...