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.
- 1972, 1974-1980
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
From the Collection: 58 Linear Feet
From the Collection: English