Alex Manly and family


Title
Alex Manly and family
Description
Alex Manly with his wife, Caroline Sadgwar Manly, and their infant son, Milo. Alex Manly was editor of the Wilmington Daily Record, an African American newspaper in Wilmington, N.C., during the late 19th century. In 1898, he and his brother Frank were forced to flee the city on the eve of the 1898 Wilmington Massacre after they were targeted due to their publication of an editorial which enraged violent white supremacists. The office of the Daily Record was sacked and burned as about 60 individuals, mostly black, lost their lives in the following violence while the local Republican government overthrown by the white supremacist dominated Democratic one. Date approximated. Alex Manly later settled in Philadelphia, Pa., where this photograph was taken. Date approximated.
Date
1900-1910
Original Format
photographs
Extent
17cm x 22cm
Local Identifier
0065-b1-fa-i5
Subject(s)
Spatial
Location of Original
East Carolina Manuscript Collection
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Victoria Wilson Aug 16 2016

The film Wilmington on Fire

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