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Harold F. Smith

Smith was the editor and publisher of the "American Soldier" magazine in Chicago, Illinois.

Harold Smith Beers

Born December 31, 1881, in New York. Beers was superintendent of the electrical department at the Tallassee Power Company plant in Badin, North Carolina. He later worked for Alcoa in Tennessee.

Harry Page

He was captain of the Lincoln Home Guard Company, which unit was called out to Charlotte in August 1919 to assist in enforcing order during a labor uprising.

Harry Thomas Cory

Born May 27, 1870, in Montmorenci, Indiana. Cory was a renowned engineer in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Immediately following World War I, Cory was dispatched to North Carolina and other southern states by Secretary of the Interior Franklin K. Lane to identify ideal locations for soldier resettlement communities.

Harry West Whedbee

Born in Hertford, North Carolina, on September 22, 1872. Whedbee began his law career as an attorney in Greenville, North Carolina, and later attained a judgeship on the North Carolina Superior Court, which he held from 1910 to 1920.

Harvey J. Haywood

Born in Raleigh, North Carolina, on November 4, 1893. Haywood was the son of David Haywood, longtime chief butler at the Executive Mansion. He joined Company E of the 24th Infantry on March 2, 1915, and, under the command of Gen. John J. Pershing, pursued Francisco "Pancho" Villa into Mexico as part of the "Punitive Expedition" during the Mexican border crisis in 1916. During US involvement in World War I, Haywood served stateside and was promoted twice, reaching the rank of corporal in August 1918. Following the armistice, Haywood re-enlisted and moved with the 24th to Fort Benning, Georgia. He remained there as a member of the 24th up through 1940 and retired from the service with the rank of staff sergeant. Haywood is buried in the Ft. Benning Post Cemetery.

Hayden Clement

Born September 25, 1879, in Mocksville, North Carolina. Clement was an attorney in Salisbury, North Carolina.

Henry Bowman Foy

Born November 20, 1865, in Beaufort, South Carolina. Foy was a clerk for the Atlantic Coast Line Railroad who helped lead a movement to combat profiteering and overinflation of food, clothing, and housing in post-war (World War I) Wilmington.

Henry Charles Menzies

Born November 5, 1873, in Old Fort, North Carolina. Menzies was a veteran of World War I and physician in the town of Hickory, North Carolina.

Henry Clement Satterfield

Born March 8, 1882, in Person County, North Carolina. A longtime resident of Durham, North Carolina, Satterfield was engaged in the lumber industry, eventually working his way up to president of the Cary Lumber Company.

Henry Edward Cowan Bryant

Born January 3, 1873, in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. Bryant was a journalist who wrote for the Charlotte Observer, the Missoulian (Montana), the New York World (Washington, D.C.), and the Boston Herald.

Henry Edwin McPherson

Born November 30, 1874, in Alamance County, North Carolina. McPherson provided testimony during an investigation into an attempted July 1920 lynching at Graham, North Carolina.

Henry J. Faison

Born January 31, 1857, in Faison, North Carolina. Faison was a farmer in Duplin County, North Carolina.

Henry McCulloh
Henry Pelham
Homer J. Brown

Commissioner of Concilliation, sent to Tallassee Power Company at Badin, NC, in June 1919

Howard Wilkins

Howard Wilkins, born in Dunn, North Carolina, on June 23, 1893. Wilkins was a teacher in Harnett County for many years.

Hoyt Arelius Wiseman

Hoyt Arelius Wiseman, born in Clemmons, North Carolina, on April 17, 1894. Wiseman was a laborer for the Norfolk and Western Railway during World War I. He went on to become a reporter for a newspaper in the Winston-Salem area and still later a real estate agent.

Hubbard Brown Jordan

Born July 22, 1885, in South Carolina. Jordan was an employee of the Tallassee Power Company at Badin, North Carolina. In 1919, he gave testimony during an investigation into alleged mistreatment of laborers by Tallassee Power management. He later worked for the Alma Furniture Company in High Point. His first name may have been Herbert, earlier in life, and during the investigation into Tallassee, he was repeatedly misidentified as "H. P. Jourdan."

Hubert Andrew Garner

Born November 30, 1900, in Durham County, North Carolina. Garner 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. Garner also served in the army in World War II.

Hubert T. Green

Green 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. 

Hugh Gwyn Chatham

Born in Elkin, North Carolina, on June 9, 1864. Chatham was president of the Chatham Manufacturing Co, manufacturer of wool blankets in Winston-Salem.

Hugh MacRae

Born March 30, 1865, in Carbonton, North Carolina. MacRae was a prominent businessman in Wilmington, North Carolina.

Hugh Manson Dorsey

Born July 10, 1871, in Fayetteville, Georgia. Dorsey was governor of Georgia from 1917 to 1921.

Hugh Waddell

Waddell was an American general during the Seven Years War (a.k.a The French and Indian War).

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Organization
Ira Edward Noles

Born September 22, 1884, in North Carolina. Noles was an employee of Cora Cotton Mill and later Ranlo Manufacturing Company.

Ira Thomas Johnson

Born October 14, 1876, in Randolph County, North Carolina. Johnson was city manager of the town of Thomasville, North Carolina.

Isaac Gill, Jr.

Commanding officer of Camp Polk outside Raleigh, NC, in Nov 1918

J W Barineau

He was a first lieutenant in the Lincoln Home Guard Company, which unit was called out to Charlotte in August 1919 to assist in enforcing order during a labor uprising.

J. A. Groves

Secretary of the Wiscassett Mill in Albemarle, North Carolina. He also served as the town's mayor for a time.

J. A. McCormick

Commissioner of Pembroke in April 1919

J. B. Brown Person
J. B. Gerringer

Interrogated by solicitor Samuel M. Gattis following the lynching of an African American man named John Jeffress in Graham, North Carolina, in August 1920.

J. C. Milton

Resident of Goldsboro NC in July 1919

J. C. Pritchard

Resident of Asheville in July 1919

J. E. Aggrey

Secretary of the Western NC conference of the AME Zion Church, convened Dec 1, 1918

J. H. Bias

Faculty or student of Shaw U Summer School in 1919

J. H. Moseley

Rev. in the AME Zion Church

J. H. Tucker

A gentleman form Petersburg, Virginia, who gave an annual report of the work of the YMCA to an audience at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical in Greensboro.

J. J. Bernard

Commissioner in Wake County in Nov 1918

J. N. Mills

African American doctor in Durham NC in 1919

J. O. Jones

Passenger agent for railroad co in Dec 1918

J. T. Threadgill

Student at A & T, Junior Class in 1916-1917, from Anson Co NC

J. W. Jones

Born October 26, 1863, in Mecklenburg County, Virginia. A graduate of Shaw University and Leonard Medical School, Jones was an influential African American physician in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. For seventeen years, he was Grand Chancellor of Colored Knights of Pythias.

J. W. Waddell

President of the Fayetteville branch of the NAACP in July 1919

Jake F. Newell

Born February 15, 1869, in Cabarrus County, North Carolina. Newell was a prominent attorney in Charlotte, North Carolina.

James A. Bonner

Born circa 1866 in Petersburg, Virginia. Bonner was a minister in Wilmington, North Carolina.

James A. Lucas

James A. Lucas, born circa 1874 in Beaufort County, North Carolina. Lucas was a porter for the Walter Credle & Co., a grocer in Washington, North Carolina.

James A. Ray

Born August 23, 1872, in Alamance County, North Carolina. Ray was one of a group of citizens who attempted to assault the jail in Alamance County on the night of July 19, 1920, with the intention of lynching an African American man suspected of sexual assault. Emerging from a cornfield surrounding the jail and failing to heed the repeated warnings of "stop", Ray was killed and several others were wounded when members of the Durham Machine Gun Company opened fire.