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Civil Rights Movement and Wayside Theatre photographs, 1960s

0.2 Linear Feet — 1 box
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Collection comprises 18 black-and-white photographs taken in the 1960s, assembled by a private collector and organized into two distinct groups: nine journalistic photographs documenting civil rights movement events, some credited to Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) photographers Cliff Vaughs, Danny Lyon, and Rufus Hinton, with others unattributed; and nine prints of an unidentified multi-racial dramatic performance, circa mid-1960s, found in the archives of the Wayside Theatre in Middletown, Virginia. The Civil Rights prints typically include detailed press captions on the backs, and include images of injured and jailed demonstrators, police, bombed-out churches, and portraits of activists Fannie Lou Hamer and Atlanta's Markham Street rent protest leader Willie Williams. All the prints except one measure roughly 8x10 inches. Acquired as part of the John Hope Research Center for African and African American History and Culture at Duke University.
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Mrs. Fannie Lou Hamer, taken by Cliff Vaughs, 1967 Box 1, Image RL.11723-P-0001

Injured African American woman with bandaged head sitting at Winslow Hospital in Danville, Virginia, 1963 June Box 1, Image RL.11723-P-0002

Fred Chappell papers, 1944-2023 and undated

178.75 Linear Feet — 5.9 Gigabytes
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Fred Chappell (born 1936) is an author and poet. He was an English professor at UNC Greensboro for 40 years, and he was the Poet Laureate of North Carolina from 1997 to 2002. Collection consists largely of correspondence and writings by Chappell and others, documenting Chappell's literary career, output, and network.

Phyllis Chesler papers, 1968-2003

118 Linear Feet — 88,500 Items
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The papers of Phyllis Chesler are divided into the following series: Writings, Custody Speakout Project, Women and Health Organizations, and Personal and Professional Papers. Chesler's Writings are separated into subseries by titles of her published works, and comprise the bulk of the collection. These papers include research files, interviews, and chapter drafts for her books Women and Madness; Women, Money and Power; About Men; Mothers on Trial; and Sacred Bond. The detailed research files in the Writings Series also contain audio tapes and selected transcripts of interviews conducted by Chesler in conjunction with her research on women and mental health, women's history, child custody (particularly the "Baby M" case involving the lawsuit between Mary Beth Whitehead and William Stern and baby Melissa Stern), and feminist concerns. The Writings Series includes Chesler's miscellaneous writings and provides insight into her personal and professional life through correspondence, manuscripts and notes surrounding each work as well as clippings and records documenting her feminist activism. Among the major correspondents are Carolyn Shaw Bell, Sheila Kaplan, Kate Millet, Tillie Olsen, Grace Paley, Adrienne Rich, Donna Shalala, Susan Sontag, and Gloria Steinem.

Roberta Cohen papers, 1965-2021

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Roberta Cohen is one of America's earliest international human rights professionals. Over the course of her career, she has served as diplomat, policy maker, scholar, author, and activist who has worked with the United Nations and for the Jimmy Carter Administration on humanitarian and human rights issues. The Roberta Cohen papers document Cohen's involvement with many NGOs, think tanks, government and United Nations bodies working on issues of international human rights, displacement, war, and humanitarianism.

Lara Cohen Zine collection, 1992-1996

9 Linear Feet — 1000 Items
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Lara Langer Cohen is an Assistant Professor in the Department of English at Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan. She started collecting zines, including trading zines and corresponding with Sarah Dyer, in the early 1990s. The collection consists of approximately 280 zine titles (some with multiple issues) collected by Cohen and several hundred pieces of correspondence addressed to her or to her zines, Runt and Oh Oh Cheri, dating from the 1990s. Acquired by the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History and Culture.

Adrienne Cohen papers, 1963-2000 and undated

5 Linear Feet — 2000 Items
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Copy writer and advertising executive for several agencies primarily in the Atlanta, Ga. area. The Adrienne Cohen Papers span the years 1963-2000 and include print advertisements, copy designs, direct marketing mailings and brochures, storyboards, audiotapes, 16mm and 35mm films of radio and television commercials that document Cohen's work as an advertising copy writer and creative executive. Companies represented include Marschalk, Young & Rubicam, and McCann-Erickson. Clients include Coca-Cola, Drackett, Eastern Airways, Gulf Oil, and Texize. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.
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Print advertisements, 1964-1988 and undated Box 1

William Johnson Cole papers, 1910-1916 and undated

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Employee of the Lepetkatta Tea Co., Ltd., in Barbaru, Assam, India. Cole signed his letters "Johnson." Collection comprises weekly letters Johnson wrote to his parents in England while he served as an engineer for a tea estate, and provides commentary written from a late-colonial perspective. There is information regarding the management of the tea estate, tea manufacture, tea prices and trade, and the transformation of work processes and personal lives by mechanization, the introduction of electricity, and brick making. In addition, Johnson wrote about local customs, labor, wildlife, weather, religious festivals, disease outbreaks (esp. cholera), and Indian politics. He also wrote about various engine repairs he undertook; transportation; his favorite pastimes (including hunting and playing polo); his various horses and pets; medical and dental treatments; people he met; as well as his activities in the volunteer British military guard, where he participated in military tests, drills, and sports, and served as Farrier Sergeant. His final letters contained extensive commentary on England's role in World War I, as well as the impact of the war on Assam. Includes a few postcards, one photograph, a clipping, and a tea invoice. There is also one undated letter written to Johnson by a native missionary who requested assistance.
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William Johnson Cole papers, 1910-1916 and undated 1 Linear Feet

Daniel A. Collins papers, 1942-1986 and undated

0.2 Linear Feet — Approximately 100 Items
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Dr. Daniel Collins was a dentist from South Carolina, and the first African American on the faculty of the School of Dental Science at the University of California at San Francisco. The Daniel A. Collins Papers span the years 1946-1986 and document aspects of the career and life of Collins, politically active Bay Area resident. The collection consists of a few items of correspondence; newspaper clippings about personal friends and family members; copies of his transcripts from UC Berkeley; materials on the history of Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee, and other documents. The papers also house a folder of records from the Cocoa Merchants' Association of America in which Collins was involved through his import business, Beacol Enterprises, Ltd., for which there are also a few records. Photographs from trips to Indonesia and Africa complete the collection. Acquired as part of the John Hope Franklin Research Center for African and African American History and Culture.

Collaborations in the Creative and the Sacred, Inc. records, 1980-1992, 2021 (bulk 1980-1992)

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Collaborations in the Creative and the Sacred, Inc., was founded in 1980 by Dorothy (Dot) Borden and a group of friends committed to a creative understanding of the sacred in human life and history. Materials in the collection relate to Collaborations in the Creative and the Sacred, Inc., an artistic and creative educational organization operating from 1980-1992. Collection includes records related to the annual summer conference, held by the group from 1981-1992.
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William Johnston Cocke papers, 1682-1977, bulk 1900-1960

6.4 Linear Feet — 2121 Items
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Rhodes scholar and lawyer of Asheville, N.C. Collection is divided into the following categories: Correspondence (1815-1969, some transcribed); Writings (1682-1965); Speeches (1896-1965); Miscellany (ca. 1908); Clippings (1792-1975); Printed materials (1865-1977); Volumes (1886-1954); Pictures, late 19th and early 20th centuries; and an Alphabetical file (1787-1977), arranged by topic. Most of the material spans the years 1900-1960. Included are personal correspondence and materials relating to Cocke's political and civic interests; family correspondence and photographs; clippings; and scrapbooks. Cocke's many correspondents include Sam Ervin, B. Everett Jordan, and Terry Sanford. Correspondence topics include the Democratic Party; life as an American law student in England; English law compared to American law; and travels in Europe. Some letters refer to Thomas Wolfe, whom Cocke knew.

Cohama Cravats promotional materials, 1940-1941

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Cohama is a trademark of United Merchants and Manufacturers, Inc., a textile firm founded in 1912 in New York as Cohn-Hall-Marx. Consists of bound sales and promotional presentations and guides for local retail advertising. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

Inabelle Graves Coleman papers, 1942-1981, bulk 1952-1957

1.5 Linear Feet — 482 Items
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The Inabelle Graves Coleman Papers, 1942-1981 (bulk 1952-1957), contain letters and more than 300 photographs documenting her life as a female Baptist missionary in Shanghai, China, and Taipei, Taiwan. Coleman was a school administrator, teacher, and author who lived much of her life abroad in service for the Southern Baptist Convention. Written almost entirely to family members, the letters date from 1946 to 1957, and contain information about her daily life and work; most were sent from Taipei, although some from Shanghai are also included.

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Coleman family papers, 1895-1971

3 Linear Feet — Approx. 364 Items
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Residents of Canada, Europe, and Asheville, N.C. Collection consists largely of a two-volume diary, 1895-1919, of Isabel Fleury Coleman, a twenty-three volume set of diaries, 1904-1971, belonging to Mary Augusta Coleman, and photographs of Fleury-Coleman family members and some of their residences. There are also two volumes pertaining to Mary Coleman's personal accounts and the "French Broad River Garden Club, 1967-1969," a few items of correspondence and genealogy, and a number of clippings and printed materials. Topics covered by the materials include music instruction (violin and piano), women's society life in Asheville, N.C., and women's travel in European countries during the 20th century.

Bert Cole Advertising System collection, 1897-1926

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Bert Cole (1869-1958) was a circus performer, announcer, and advertising agent who developed a marketing scheme called the Bert Cole System in which circus elephants were draped with business advertisements during circus parades and local events. Collection includes black-and-white photographs and postcards, receipts and licenses, and correspondence that document Bert Cole's advertising business while working with circuses including the Charles Sparks Circus and the Hagenbeck-Wallace Circus. The banners promoted a variety of businesses, including automobiles and automobile dealers; automotive tires; banks; flour and other food products; local retail and clothing stores; and tobacco products. Many of the photographs are annotated with the date and place the photograph was taken. Circus performers and clowns identified in the photographs include Bert Noyes, Louis Plamondon (1872-1934), Lon Moore (1865-1920), and Mickey McDonald, as well as images of Bert's father, circus owner George S. Cole, with his elephant-based advertising service he ran prior to Bert assuming the practice under his own name. Also represented in the photographs is the elephant Mary, part of the Sparks rail show, notable for having been executed in 1916 after killing her handler. Photographs depict locations throughout the South and upper Midwest, including Texas, Florida, Mississippi, Indiana, Wyoming, and Little Big Horn, Montana. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.
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Licenses and contracts, 1929 and undated Box 1

Commentary advertising pages, 1961-1992

3.6 Linear Feet — 183 Items
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Collection consists of covers and advertising sections only taken from several decades of Commentary magazine issues. The material illustrates products, pitches, and endorsers marketed to the readership, primarily well-educated American Jews. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.

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Consumer Reports. Accounting Department records, 1935-2004

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Consumer Reports is a product testing and consumer advocacy nonprofit organization based in Yonkers, N.Y., founded in 1936 as Consumers Union. The Accounting Department was responsible for budget, cost, and income analysis and record keeping. Collection includes audit reports, cash account records, employee lists, income data, journals, ledgers, project and personnel cost spreadsheets, and other financial reports and statements. Acquired as part of the John W. Hartman Center for Sales, Advertising & Marketing History.
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Courtland Cox papers, 1963-2021

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Courtland Cox (1941- ) is an African American civil rights activist, former member of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, and a co-founder of the Drum and Spear Bookstore in Washington, D.C. His papers consist of materials related to the Drum and Spear Bookstore and associated organizations, folders related to his tenure as the Secretary General of the Sixth Pan-African Congress in Tanzania, as well as subject files on the civil rights movement in the South during the 1960s. Includes some photographs of events, a photograph album beloning to Cox, and a group of audiocassette recordings as well as electronic records.

Robert J. Cox papers, 1879-2010, bulk 1945-2010

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The Robert J. Cox papers document his career as a journalist in Argentina and the United States as well as his personal life. The Robert J. Cox papers consist of correspondence, newspaper clippings, articles, event programs, magazines, journals, notes, administrative records, and photographs. The contents consist of Robert J. Cox's working files as a journalist as well as materials from his personal life. Major themes in the collection include journalism, human rights abuses, the Argentine Dirty War/El Proceso, the disappeared (los desaparecidos), censorship, human rights in Latin America, and Jews in Argentina.

James Braxton Craven papers, 1961-1977

224 Linear Feet — 168,210 Items
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North Carolina lawyer and federal judge. The legal and judicial papers of U.S. Circuit Court Judge James Braxton Craven span the years 1961-1977. Files of correspondence, memoranda, and legal motions and orders concern a multitude of cases in which Craven was involved. Cases include civil suits; criminal cases, including many prisoners' petitions for Writs of Habeas Corpus, particularly since Gideon v. Wainwright; and appeals from administrative boards and commissions, including the FCC, SEC, NLRB, and others. After 1970, Craven served on "three-judge" district court sessions, special courts which usually relate to civil suits raising questions of governmental policy and of constitutional law, and the files document these as well. There are also files dating from 1964-1973 which concern school integration cases. The correspondence between judges is particularly significant, revealing the intersection of personal belief and the carrying out of judicial processes in the lower and higher courts. The collection also includes a précis outlining the legal philosophy and the highlights of Craven's career, but contains very little personal material.

Craven-Pegram Family papers, 1785-1966

11.4 Linear Feet — Approximately 6,565 items
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The Craven-Pegram Family Papers span the period 1785 to 1966, with the bulk dating from 1892 to 1958. The collection chiefly consists of correspondence among various family members and friends, and photographs. Included are legal and financial papers, writings and speeches, genealogical material, newsclippings, and printed material. While the principal focus of the collection is Sallie Kate Craven (Kate) and her sister, Emma L. (Craven) Pegram and her family, information about earlier generations of the Craven, Pegram, and Leach families is included in the legal and genealogical material.