|Military orders--United States|
|United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Participation, African American|
|Butler, Benjamin F. (Benjamin Franklin), 1818-1893||1|
|United States. Army--African American troops||1|
|United States. Army--Recruiting, enlistment, etc.||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.