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Mary A. Hicks interview with Milly Henry

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2922
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Henry was interviewed by Mary A. Hicks in 1937 as part of the Federal Writer's Project for the Works Progress Administration. The item includes handwritten corrections. Henry was on a plantation in Mississippi but was moved to North Carolina when the Union Army approached. She was in Raleigh at the end of the Civil War and saw a Confederate soldier hanged for shooting at the Union forces and then laughing about it.

Mary A. Hicks interview with Sarah Harris

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2908
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Harris was interviewed by Mary A. Hicks in 1937 as part of the Federal Writer's Project for the Works Progress Administration. The item includes handwritten corrections. Harris says that after the Civil War, she wanted to remain on the plantation because she was hungry and because she loved her "white folks." She tells how she and her mother worked hard after emancipation to buy land and build a home.

Wesley H. Hillendahl papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 1896
Abstract Includes newsletters, correspondence, speeches, pamphlets, newspaper clippings, rosters, charts, maps, meeting minutes, programs, photographs, and other miscellaneous papers. The materials relate to Hillendahl's work as director of business research and document much of the economy of Hawaii. The correspondence refers to Hillendahl's contact with various states regarding taxation legislation. Many of the papers also deal with his participation in community organizations. The papers span from...

T. Pat Matthews interview with Martha Adeline Hinton

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2910
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Hinton was interviewed by T. Pat Matthews in 1937 as part of the Federal Writer's Project for the Works Progress Administration. Hinton relates accounts given to her by her mother. Hinton says her family did reasonably well as slaves and tells how her father avoided being both sold and whipped.

Interview with Joseph Anderson

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2868
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Anderson was interviewed by Edith S. Hibbs in 1937 as part of a Federal Writer's Project assignment for the Works Progress Administration. The item includes handwritten corrections. Anderson was freed from slavery when he was 14. He was married twice and worked on a police force and as a "stevedore."

Marjorie Jones interview with Sarah Gudger

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2919
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Gudger was interviewed by Marjorie Jones in 1937 as part of the Federal Writer's Project for the Works Progress Administration. The item includes handwritten corrections. Gudger was 121 at the time of the interview, and the incidents she refers to seem to make that age possible. She talks of how she was poorly treated, worked very hard, and lacked adequate food and clothing. She saw family members sold. Gudger never slept...

Marjorie Jones interview with W. L. Bost

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2883
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Bost was interviewed by Marjorie Jones in 1937 as part of the Federal Writer's Project for the Works Progress Administration. The item includes handwritten corrections. Bost gives a detailed description of the slave trade and quotes the "speculator" (auctioneer). He also talks about "paddyrollers" (slave catchers), whippings, and scare tactics of the Ku Klux Klan. "I know folks think the books tell the truth, but they shore...

Travis Jordan interview with Hector Hamilton

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2921
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Hamilton was interviewed by Travis Jordan in 1937 as part of the Federal Writer's Project for the Works Progress Administration. The item includes handwritten corrections. Hamilton called the time before the Civil War the "good ole days." He said that the Yankees ransacked the plantation and tried to take diamond earrings from the master's wife. Hamilton had a "fighting gander" named General Lee that ran the soldiers off and...

Travis Jordan interview with Ida Adkins

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 2866
Scope and Contents Photocopy of a microfilmed copy of a typescript of an interview. Adkins was interviewed by Travis Jordan on June 1, 1937 as part of a Federal Writer's Project assignment for the Works Progress Administration. The item includes handwritten corrections. Adkins says that she was 8 years old in 1865 when the Yankees arrived. She tells about Union soldiers trying to steal from her master's farm. She adds that the Federal soldiers threatened her, and that she got bees to attack them.

Katherine Kenning collection of Joanna Wojciechowicz papers

 Collection
Identifier: MSS 8081
Scope and Contents Contains materials compiled by Joanna Wojciechowicz on the subject of the Solidarity movement in Poland. Wojciechowicz was an involved participant in the Solidarity movement and these documents reflect her familiarity with leaders of the organization, communist punishment for being involved in this movement, and the eventual impact that Solidarity was able to have. The collection includes documents such as lazer printouts of photographs, newspaper articles, correspondence, and personal papers...

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Anderson, Mary Brodie, 1851- 1
Andrews, Cornelia, 1850- 1
Anngady, Mary, 1857- 1
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Dickens, Margaret E. 1
Douglas, Stephen A. (Stephen Arnold), 1813-1861 1
Dunn, Lucy Ann 1
Dutmir, Gustavo 1
Dyer, Frank H. 1
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Ferguson, Andrew, 1818-1888 1
Gardner, Willard Hale 1
George W. Romney Institute of Public Management 1
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Hillendahl, Wesley H. (Wesley Harrington), 1921-1995 1
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