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Reginald A. Hawkins papers

Repository: University of North Carolina at Charlotte. J. Murrey Atkins Library

Collection Description (CRHP): Series three of this collection contains audio and video recordings, including interviews with Hawkins.

Collection Description (Extant): Papers of a Charlotte dentist, minister, and civil rights activist, who was the first African-American to run for governor of North Carolina. Consists chiefly of clippings and correspondence documenting his involvement in the desegregation of schools, public accommodations, hospitals, the North Carolina Dental Society, and the Shrine Bowl. Also includes information on voter registration projects, gubernatorial campaign files (1968 and 1972), material concerning Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and a dissertation about Hawkins by Dr. Gregory Davis.

Date(s): 1954-1995

Digital Status: No

Extent: Three Cassette Tapes; Two Videocassette Tapes

Finding Aid: yes

Finding Aid URL: http://libapps.uncc.edu/manuscripts/ms_display.php?ms=125.php External Link

Language: English

Interviewees: Reginald A. Hawkins

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

African American clergy--North Carolina
African American politicians--North Carolina
African Americans--Civil rights--North Carolina
Civil rights movements--North Carolina
School integration--North Carolina

Genres:

Interviews
Sound recordings
Videorecordings

 

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