|African American slaveholders--North Carolina--Wilmington|
|Sampson, James Drawhorn|
|Dudley, James B.||1|
|Dudley, Susan Wright Sampson||1|
|Manly, Caroline Sadgwar||1|
|Sampson, J. P. (John Patterson), 1837-1928||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.