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A. E. William

Submitted to Gov. Thomas W. Bickett around July 1920 a note congratulating him on his anti-lynching efforts.

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A. F. Wright Person
A. H. Nixon

An African American man in Statesville who was stripped of his notary public commission based on his race in May 1920.

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A. J. Byrd

Most likely Amos J. Byrd, born in Merry Oaks, North Carolina, on the Wake and Chatham county line in July 1844. He was a longtime resident of Chatham County before moving to Durham. In the 1920 census, his occupation is listed as carpenter.

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A. L. McNeill

Member of the building committee of the State School for the Blind in 1920.

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Aaron McDuffie Moore

Aaron McDuffie Moore, born in Columbus County, North Carolina, on September 6, 1863. A prominent physician in the Hayti community of Durham, Moore was co-founder and medical director of North Carolina Mutual. Like his peers, Moore focused his efforts on the uplift of Durham's black citizens, founding Lincoln Hospital in 1901 and the Durham Colored Library twelve years later.

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Abraham Goldstein

Born January 2, 1898, in Wilmington, North Carolina. The son of Jewish immigrants from Poland, Goldstein was a lifelong Wilmington resident and merchant who led a movement to combat profiteering and overinflation of food, clothing, and housing in post-war (World War I) Wilmington.

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Addison Goodloe Mangum

Born January 17, 1867, in Orange County, North Carolina. A lawyer by training, Mangum served in the North Carolina General Assembly in 1907, 1908, and 1919. He was a senior partner of the Gastonia-based law office of Mangum & Woltz.

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Adolphus Washington Moser

Born March 25, 1882, in Alamance County, North Carolina. Moser was a farmer, trader, and civil servant. He was working as Graham's jailer and chief of police when in July 1920 a mob attempted to break the jail and lynch three men accused of sexual assault. 

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Albert Anderson

Born October 18, 1859, near Eagle Rock (Wake County), North Carolina. A physician by training, Anderson served as the superintendent of the state mental hospital in Raleigh, North Carolina, from 1913 to 1932.

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Albert S. Long

Born circa 1873 in North Carolina. He seems to have been a Franklinton, North Carolina, native. In 1896, Long graduated from Lincoln University's theological department. As an ordained Presbyterian minister, he served the Lexington community as principal of the segregated graded school.

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Albert Young Kelly

Born May 19, 1882, in Mocksville, North Carolina. Kelly was manager of the Raleigh-based Pilot Division (Pilot Cotton Mills) of the Consolidated Textile Corporation.

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Alexander McAuley Person
Alexander Sterling Hunter

Alexander Sterling Hunter, born in Wilmington, North Carolina, on January 7, 1883. A graduate of Kittrell College and Meharry Medical College, Hunter was a dentist by profession, serving Durham's black residents for several decades.

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Alfred Gordon Davis

Alfred Gordon Davis, born in February 1861 in Nova Scotia, Canada. Davis was a Presbyterian minister in Washington, North Carolina.

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Alfred P. Whitener

Born May 14, 1867, in Catawba County, North Carolina. Whitener was a businessman in Hickory, North Carolina, who variously engaged in hospitality, real estate, and furniture sales.

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Alger Ross Henderson

Born September 11, 1888, in North Carolina. In 1920, Henderson provided testimony in an investigation into an attempted lynching in Alamance County. He was employed by the Graham Water Company as a bookkeeper and later served as postmaster, a post he held for twenty-three years.

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Allen J. Wilson

Born circa 1871 in South Carolina. Wilson was a minister in Wilmington, North Carolina.

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Allen Parrish

Nephew of Buck Parrish, of Durham, NC. In the summer of 1920, Parrish lived in Graham, North Carolina, and was suspected of taking part in an attempted lynching at the Alamance County jail. During the attempted assault on the jail, members of the Durham Machine Gun Company were forced to open fire to stop the attack. Two men were wounded and one man was killed. Parrish was noticeably wounded in the days following the assault. He maintained that the gun shot wound to his knee happened on a different night and that it was the result of his accidentally dropping a loaded .45 calibre pistol on the floor.

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Alonzo Herman Sorrell

Born January 23, 1894, in Sumner, Georgia. During World War I, Sorrell served with Company A of the 317th Machine Gun Battalion and was deployed overseas from July 1918 to June 1919. He was honorably discharged from the service in July 1919 but volunteered for the national guard the following year. As part of the Durham Machine Gun Company, Sorrell (who then held the rank of corporal) helped put down a lynch mob in Alamance County in July 1920.

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Alonzo M. Breece

Alonzo M. Breece, born in Cumberland County, North Carolina, on July 5, 1869. Breece moved to Pembroke in 1909 where he opened and operated a successful general merchandise store and became the director of a local bank.

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Alvis Beam Mangum

Born November 24, 1894, in Rougemont, North Carolina. Mangum was a machinist for, and later superintendent of, the Sellers Hosiery Mills in Burlington, North Carolina.

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American Federation of Labor Organization
American Red Cross Organization
Amos Morehead Stack

Born February 12, 1863, in Union County, North Carolina. Stack was a longtime attorney in Monroe, North Carolina, with the firm Stack & Parker (and later Stack, Parker & Craig). He was a superior court judge later in life.

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Andrew Jackson

An African American man who was accused of assaulting the wife of Lon Keever near Lincolnton, North Carolina.

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Andrew Jackson Warner

Born circa 1850 in Washington, Kentucky. Warner was born a slave. During the Civil War, at the age of thirteen, he fled to Ripley, Ohio, and joined the Union Army as a drummer. Following his honorable discharge from the service, Warner attended Wilberforce College (now University) and went on to become a minister in the AME Zion Church. He was a resident of Charlotte, North Carolina, upon his death in May 1920.

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Andrew Lanier

Secretary of the Fayetteville branch of the NAACP in July 1919

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Andrew Marshall Basinger

Born July 8, 1870, in North Carolina. Basinger was president of the Cotton States Wagon Company in Charlotte, North Carolina.

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Angus Morris McDonald

Born August 22, 1866, in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. McDonald was the Recorder of Deeds (1898 to 1906) and a member and later chairman of the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners. At the time of his death in 1926, he was serving the state of North Carolina as a deputy income tax collector.

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Annie Biddle Stiring

Seems to be a member of the Antilynching Committee of Philadelphia. Lived in same town in July 1920.

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Annie Doris Cogdell

Annie Doris Cogdell, born in Cumberland County, North Carolina, on November 25, 1896.

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Anthony Hutchins Person
Anthony Pollett

Treasury Chambers Office

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Archibald Henderson Boyden

Born in Salisbury, North Carolina, on January 29, 1847. A Confederate veteran, Boyden took up a new cause in the immediate post-war years: the advancement of the initiatives and messaging of the Ku Klux Klan. He was later a legislator, mayor, school board chairman, and manager of the Confederate soldiers' home.

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Archibald Jefferson Wood

Born June 8, 1872, in Wake County, North Carolina. Wood served as Register of Deeds for Wake County from 1914 to 1918.

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Armistead Jones

Born September 23, 1846, in Vance County, North Carolina. Jones was a prominent attorney in Raleigh, North Carolina, who served as a solicitor for eleven years beginning in 1900.

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Arthur B. Case
Arthur Dobbs Person
Arthur Veasey

One of three men accused of sexually assaulting the wife of A. A. Riddle in Alamance County in July 1920

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Arthur Weldon Biggerstaff

Born November 12, 1894, in Cleveland County, North Carolina. Biggerstaff was a machinist and later a barber in Hickory, North Carolina.

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Augustus Canfield Macomb

Colonel in the US Army and commander at Camp Greene NC in 1918

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Augustus Keppel Person