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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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Nan Beddingfield
Nehemiah Wilson Wallace

Born in December of 1856 in North Carolina. Wallace was elected sheriff of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, in 1898 and served in that position for twenty-two years.

Neill McInnis Person
Newton Diehl Baker, Jr.

Born December 3, 1871, in Martinsburg, West Virginia. Baker served as United States Secretary of War from 1916 to 1921 under President Woodrow Wilson.

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Noah Edison McMurren

Noah Edison McMurren, born in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, on April 3, 1895. During World War I, McMurren served with the 155th Depot Brigade and the 351st Machine Gun Battalion. He saw overseas service from June 10, 1918 to March 6, 1919 and was honorably discharged from the service on March 27, 1919 with the rank of corporal.

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Noah W. Spencer

Noah W. Spencer, born on May 22, 1873, in Lake Landing, North Carolina.

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Nona Thomason

A teacher in Lexington, NC in 1919

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North Carolina Federation of Labor

The state chapter of the American Federation of Labor

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North Carolina Pine Association

A group "composed of manufacturers of North Carolina pine lumber in Virginia and the Carolinas, associated to promote the best interest of the industry."

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Oscar Daniel Carpenter

Born August 24, 1852, in South Carolina. Carpenter was the founder and proprietor of the Hardin Manufacturing Company, a textile mill in the vicinity of Gastonia.

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Oscar William Bunn

Born March 1, 1900, in North Carolina. During his time in Durham, North Carolina, Bunn worked for the American Tobacco Company and was a member of the Durham Machine Gun Company, a unit of the North Carolina national guard. Bunn later moved to Norfolk, Virginia, where he worked for the Virginian Pilot.

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Otho Settle Ross

Born June 26, 1897, in Durham, North Carolina. Drafted into military service during World War I on September 6, 1918. Ross, who was drafted relatively late in the conflict, was honorably discharged on December 7, 1918, just one month following the armistice of November 11. He later joined the Durham Machine Gun Company, a unit of the North Carolina national guard, and deployed with that company to Alamance County in July 1920 to protect three African American men accused of sexual assault from a lynch mob.

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Owen Haywood Guion

Born June 21, 1861, in New Bern, North Carolina. Guion was twice elected to the North Carolina General Assembly (1902 and 1904) and served as a superior court judge until his retirement in 1920.

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P. A. Richardson

Resident of Nashville NC in 1919

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Patrick Mann Estes, Sr.

Born January 27, 1872, in Brownsville, Tennessee. Estes was an attorney who practiced and resided in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Patrick Smith
Paul Evans

Paul Evans, born in Wayne County, North Carolina, circa 1870. Evans was a carpenter in Goldsboro.

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Pearley Athen Hoyle

Born July 18, 1887, in Cleveland County, North Carolina. Hoyle was a farmer and constable in Casar, North Carolina.

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Perry Lester Miles

Born October 15, 1873, in Westerville, Ohio. A career Army officer and veteran of the Spanish American War, Miles served as colonel of the all-African American 371st Infantry Regiment during World War I. In recognition of his service, he was decorated with the Distinguished Service Medal and the French Croix de Guerre.

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Peter Armstrong Holt

Born February 25, 1891, in Alamance County, North Carolina. In 1920, Holt provided testimony in an investigation into an attempted lynching in Graham, North Carolina. He was employed as a bookkeeper at the L. Banks Holt Manufacturing Company.

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Peter Halkett Person
Peter Henley

Henley was Chief Justice of North Carolina.

Pharr & Bell

Henry Neal Pharr (born October 24, 1865) and James Ardrey Bell (born September 12, 1866), of Charlotte, North Carolina-based law firm Pharr & Bell.

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Philip Johnston
Privy Council
R. A. Smith

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

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R. C. Stover

Could be Rhea Stover, of Johnson City, T.N.

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R. D. Bailey

Statesville, NC, resident in 1920

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R. F. Litaker

Secretary of the Moose Heart in July 1919

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R. H. Livermore

Resident and commissioner of Pembroke NC in 1920

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R. H. Riddick

Rev. in the AME Zion Church

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R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company

The R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company was a tobacco manufacturing operation in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. It was chartered in 1890 and for a period of time (1899 to 1912) was part of the American Tobacco Company trust owned by James B. Duke. The company has undergone many changes through the years but can still be found today under the name of Reynolds American, Inc.

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R. Mitchell

Most likely Robert Mitchell, born circa 1862 in Martin County, North Carolina. Mitchell was a jeweler and watchmaker who owned his own shop in Washington, North Carolina.

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R. R. Clark

Statesville, NC, resident in 1920

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Reid Phillip Joyce

Born June 13, 1871, in Westfield, North Carolina. Joyce was deputy sheriff in Stokes County. While attempting to break up a fight on April 18, 1920, he was shot and killed. The shooter was alleged to be a black man named Bunk Hairston.

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Rembert J. Beverly

Born October 10, 1864, near Wadesboro, North Carolina. Beverly was a prominent African American farmer and land owner in Anson County, North Carolina.

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Reverend Doctor Bearcroft Person
Richard Edward Williams

Richard Edward Williams, born in Kenansville, North Carolina, on April 30, 1874. Williams was a Biddle University graduate and a clerk for the United States Postal Service. During World War I, Williams volunteered for the YMCA and provided canteen services in France.

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