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Politics

 Sub-Group

Scope and Contents

BLACK INTERESTS includes material relating to local and national groups, including the Congressional Black Caucus, North Carolina Black Democratic Leadership Caucus, North Carolina Association of Black Public Officials, Black Political Caucus of Mecklenburg County, and local, state, and national chapters of the NAACP. Topics include desegregation of schools and housing, voter education projects, and information on President Carter's appointment of blacks. Includes correspondence with Alexander concerning discrimination issues. CAMPAIGN MATERIAL related to Alexander's campaigns in 1972, 1974, 1976, 1978, and 1980. Includes financial material, voter information for Cabarrus and Mecklenburg counties, posters, and congratulatory letters. [For related material on the organization of precincts and get out-the-vote efforts, as well as Alexander's general work in the Democratic Party, see Series 4.] GENERAL MATERIAL relates to campaigns on local, state and national levels. Documented are those of Robert Morgan, Jim Hunt, Terry Sanford, Jimmy Carter, Jesse Helms, and officials in Cabarrus and Mecklenburg counties. Also includes Morgan newsletters; announcements of gubernatorial appointments; resumes; and information about Mecklenburg and North Carolina Democratic Party organizations. INVITATIONS contains those received by Alexander requesting his presence at local, state, and national functions. Does not include non political invitations.

Dates

  • 1972, 1974-1980

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Extent

From the Collection: 58 Linear Feet

Language

From the Collection: English

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscript Collections, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

Contact:
Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte 28223 United Stated