|African American freemasons--North Carolina--New Bern|
|Scottish Rite (Masonic order). United Supreme Council, Prince Hall Affiliation, Southern Jurisdiction|
|Fraternal organizations--North Carolina--New Bern||1|
|Societies--North Carolina--New Bern||1|
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.