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Mabry

A member of the private police force of the Tallassee Power Company at Badin, North Carolina, about 1919. He was alleged to have shot and wounded an African American employee named "Big Will" for the man's refusal to work.

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Mamie C. Turner

Born November 3, 1873, in Wake County, North Carolina. Turner served as executive aide to seven state governors during the period 1916 to 1940: Locke Craig, Thomas W. Bickett, Cameron Morrison, Angus W. McLean, O. Max Gardner, J. C. B. Ehringhaus, and Clyde R. Hoey.

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Marcus Cicero Stephens Noble

Born March 15, 1855, in Louisburg, North Carolina. Noble was an educator, banker, and author who served as a trustee (1899 to 1940) and president of the board (1907 to 1940) for what is now North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University.

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Marie E. Brown

Marie E. Brown, of Winton, N.C.

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Marion Butler Fowler

Born June 9, 1896, in Orange County, North Carolina. Fowler enlisted in the National Army for service during World War I, on May 15, 1918 and was later commissioned a 2nd lieutenant and assigned to the 141st Infantry. He served overseas with the 141st from September 1918 to June 1919. In the fall of 1919, Fowler headed up recruitment organization efforts for a new machine gun company of the state militia in Durham, North Carolina. Serving as the company's commanding officer, he directed the machine gunners' actions during an attempted lynching in Alamance County in July 1920. The affair caught state-wide media attention and, due to the death of a citizen, resulted in a widely publicized investigation.

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Marion Eugene Newsom

Born March 4, 1884, in Littleton, North Carolina. Newsom served as the mayor of Durham from November 1917 to May 1921.

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Martha Helen Haywood

Born September 27, 1872, in North Carolina. Haywood was a prominent Wake County suffragist who was appointed by Gov. Thomas W. Bickett to the board of directors for the state's Confederate soldiers' home in 1919.

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Martin Leroy Wright

Born September 12, 1882, in Guilford County, North Carolina. Wright was an educator who served as superintendent of the graded schools in Edenton, North Carolina, and the Carteret County Public Schools.

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Marvel Ritchie

Born September 10, 1845, near Richfield, North Carolina. Ritchie served in the Confederate army (28th Regiment North Carolina State Troops) during the Civil War, from July 1861 to the surrender in April 1865. He was a farmer and postmaster and was active in veteran's affairs late in life.

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Marvin Lee Ritch

Born in Union County, North Carolina, on March 7, 1889. Ritch served as an attorney for the city of Charlotte, North Carolina, from 1915 to 1917.

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Mary Duncan Penney

Born in April 1854 in North Carolina. Penney (nee Duncan) was a farmer in the Hallsboro community in Columbus County, North Carolina.

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Mary G. Kilbreth

President of the National Association Opposed to Woman Suffrage

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Mary S. Logan

Mary S. Logan, of Uree, N.C.

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Matthew F. Shipp

Shipp was a private in the Durham Machine Gun Company, a national guard unit. In July 1920, he deployed with his company to Alamance County on orders from the governor to protect three African American men from a lynch mob. 

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Matthew Rowan Person
Maxwell Christine Banks

Maxwell Christine Banks, born in Statesville, North Carolina, on December 2, 1898. A student at Shaw University during the first world war, Banks went on to earn degrees from Winston-Salem State and North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University. She married Cephus Alphonso Grier in 1927 and dedicated many decades of service to the Winston-Salem/ Forsyth County School System as an educator.

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McVicker Monroe Coleman

McVicker Monroe Coleman, born in Gibsland, Louisiana, on July 15, 1896. Coleman served with the 164th Depot Brigade and the 806th Pioneer Infantry during World War I. He saw overseas from September 8, 1918 to July 3, 1919 and was honorably discharged on July 9, 1919 with the rank of corporal.

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Michael J. Smith
Miles Charles Riley

Born April 11, 1877, in Toronto, Canada. An attorney by training, Riley helped draft the Federal Trade Commission Act (1911), lectured at the University of Wisconsin (1917-1953), served as legislative draftsman for the Wisconsin State Reference Library (1909 to 1921), and was secretary of the Governors' Conference (1912-1923).

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Miles Whitehurst Ferebee

Born June 27, 1878, in Camden County, North Carolina. Ferebee was a farmer and automobile dealer who served as the register of Deeds for Camden County (1910-1916) and as a state legislator representing Camden County and Pasquotank County. In 1919, Ferebee served as the chairman of the Senate Committee on Public Roads and advocated strongly for the development and improvement of roads systems in North Carolina.

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Mitchell Lee Shipman

Born on December 31, 1866, at Bowman's Bluff, North Carolina. Shipman was an editor and educator. He served as Commissioner of Labor and Printing 1909-1920. 

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Moses J. Epps

Epps was a private in the Durham Machine Gun Company, a national guard unit. In July 1920, he deployed with his company to Alamance County on orders from the governor to protect three African American men from a lynch mob. 

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Mr. Spencer

Foreman of coke crusher for Tallassee Power Co in Badin, NC, in 1919 when it was alleged that he brutally assaulted an African American laborer with a sledge hammer handle

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Mrs. A. A. Riddle

Resident of Graham who was allegedly sexually assaulted on the night of July 17, 1920. The incident resulted in the attempted assault upon the county jail by a lynch mob, which was turned back by members of the national guard. Maiden name was Long.

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Mrs. H. L. McCrorey

Faculty or student of Shaw U Summer School in 1919

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Mrs. Hattie W. Rainer

Faculty or student of Shaw U Summer School in 1919

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Mrs. Rufus Durham

Lived in Tryon, NC, in September 1918

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Mrs. T. Y. Murphy

President of the Women's Christian Temperance Union in Pine Bluff, Arkansas

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Murray M. Holladay, Sr.

Born July 20, 1878, in Clarendon County, South Carolina. Holladay was a carpenter, watchman, and gate operator at Tallassee Power Company's Narrows Dam at Badin, North Carolina.

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