|United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Participation, African American||20|
|United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Claims||15|
|Military pensions--United States--Civil War, 1861-1865||14|
|African American lawyers--North Carolina--New Bern||8|
|Douglass, Frederick C., active 1889-1897||8|
|African Americans--North Carolina--Craven County||6|
|African American soldiers--Health and hygiene--History--19th century||5|
This collection traces the history and culture of African Americans particularly in the Eastern North Carolina region. The collection highlights African American groups on campus, the civil rights movement, the African American laborers' role in the Southern economy, and the African American community. The items in this collection are drawn together from across library's holdings to form a broad cross-section of items in this topic.