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L. C. Curtis

A student at Shaw University in April 1917. Could be Lawrence Curtis, of Hampton, V.A.

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L. E. Cook

A student at Shaw University in April 1917.

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L. F. Cole

Post historian for the John Hanks Alexander Post #256 in Ardmore, PA, in July 1920

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L. P. Curry

A representative of the Pinkerton National Detective Agency

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Lauchlin A. Bethune

Born Lauchlin Alexander Bethune November 15, 1867, in Aberdeen, North Carolina. Bethune was an educator, newspaperman, businessman, banker, and state senator. He was a longtime resident of Clinton, North Carolina.

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Lee Slater Overman

Born January 3, 1854, in Salisbury, North Carolina. Overman was United States Senator from North Carolina from 1903 to 1930.

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Lennox Polk McLendon

Born February 12, 1890, in Wadesboro, North Carolina. McLendon served as a major in the 113th Field Artillery during World War I. He saw overseas service at St. Mihiel and the Meuse-Argonne before returning home in March 1919. He was honorably discharged on April 14, 1919.

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Levy James Melton

Born December 25, 1864, in Mechanicsville, South Carolina. A graduate of Johnson C. Smith University, Melton was a Presbyterian minister who served the communities, at one time or another, of Wilson, McClintock, Mt. Olive, Cedar Grove, and Matthews. He was a longtime resident of Charlotte.

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Lewis Hicks Stepp, Sr.

Born October 18, 1882, in Buncombe County, North Carolina. Stepp was foreman in charge of mostly African American employees at the Tallassee Power Company plant at Badin, North Carolina. In 1919, he provided testimony in an investigation into alleged maltreatment of employees by Tallassee management.

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Lewis Swindell

Lewis [or Louis] Swindell, born circa 1863 in North Carolina. Swindell was a barber who also owned and operated an "eating house" that offered lodging in Washington, North Carolina.

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Lillie M. Twitty

Lillie M. Twitty, of Raleigh, N.C.

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Louis Nachman

Born November 17, 1887, in Lake City, South Carolina. Nachman was manager of Wolf's department store in Badin, North Carolina, in 1919 when he provided testimony via an affidavit in an investigation into the alleged abuse of laborers by management of the Tallassee Power Company.

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Loula Roberts Platt

Born October 14, 1863, in Asheville, North Carolina. Platt (nee Roberts) was an influential leader of the suffrage movement in North Carolina, serving as president of the Equal Suffrage Association of North Carolina and as president of the Suffrage League of Asheville.

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Lovelace B. Capehart

Lovelace B. Capehart, born in Raleigh, North Carolina, on April 24, 1895. Capehart attended officer candidate school at Fort Des Moines in Iowa and upon graduation was commissioned a 2nd Lieutenant. He went on to serve with the 365th and the 370th Infantry Regiments during World War I. He saw overseas service from June 10, 1918 to February 24, 1919 and was honorably discharged from the service on March 14, 1919.

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Luther Augustus Fink

Born on April 13, 1879, in Cabarrus County, North Carolina. Fink served in the military during the Spanish American War and again in the Phillipine Islands in 1903. Following the country's entrance into World War I, Fink enlisted again on April 16, 1917, and served with the 105th Engineers until he was medically discharged on September 14, 1918.

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Luther Chavis

Born in Lumberton, North Carolina, on March 15, 1894. Chavis was inducted into military service on August 8, 1918 and served with the 56th Pioneer Infantry, the 422nd Reserve Labor Battalion, and the 4th Pioneer Infantry during World War I. He served overseas from September 22, 1918 to October 6, 1919, assigned to Prisoner of War Escort Company 215, and was honorably discharged on October 11, 1919. At some point during the war, Chavis contracted tuberculosis and was later admitted to the veterans' hospital at Oteen outside of Asheville, North Carolina. He succumbed to the disease on April 10, 1927, following an 21-month stay at Oteen.

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Luther Christian Fogleman

Born July 23, 1868, in Randolph County, North Carolina. In 1920, Fogleman provided testimony in an investigation into an attempted lynching in Alamance County. He was, at that time, an employee of the Graham Roller Cover Company.

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Luther Howerton Barbour

Born September 7, 1892, in Durham, North Carolina. During World War I, Barbour served overseas with the 113th Field Artillery, seeing combat at Beaumont, Toul, St. Mihiel, and Meuse. He was wounded by an exploding shell at Thiaucourt, France, on September 14, 1918, and, despite his own severe wounds, was able to help another wounded soldier to safety. The courage and devotion to duty he exhibited that day garnered him a Silver Star. Upon his return to the states, Barbour joined the Durham Machine Gun Company of militia and served as a lieutenant. In July 1920, he and his unit successfully protected the lives of three African American prisoners from an angry lynch mob in Alamance County, North Carolina. From 1923 to 1943, he served as the superintendent of the Durham County public school system.

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Luther Little

Resident of Charlotte NC in July 1919

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