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Bailey, Neil Alexander
by Stewart, James. Neil Alexander Bailey* was the first African-American agricultural extension agent in the state of North Carolina. He was born in Harnett County, North Carolina, the son of Edward and Phillis McLean [...] (from NCSU Libraries.)
Bryan, Joseph Shepard
by Willard, George-Anne. Joseph Shepard Bryan, educator and lawyer, was born in Wilmington, the only son of Robert Kedar Bryan, Jr., and Gertrude Foy Shepard Bryan. He had one sister, Gertrude, who married lawyer Edward M. [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Campbell, Arthur Carlyle
by Powell, William S. Campbell, Arthur Carlyle by William S. Powell, 1979 28 Nov. 1894–27 July 1977 See also: James Archibald Campbell, father; and Leslie Hartwell Campbell, brother. Arthur Carlyle Campbell, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Campbell, James
by Mackenzie, James. Campbell, James by James Mackenzie, 1979 ca. 1700–1780 James Campbell, Presbyterian minister, was born at Campbelltown, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Campbell, James Archibald
by Pearce, J. Winston. James Archibald Campbell, educator and Baptist minister, was born in Harnett County, between the towns of Angier and Fuquay. He was the only surviving child of Archibald Neill Campbell and Huma [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Campbell, Leslie Hartwell
by Gass, W. Conard. Leslie Hartwell Campbell, educator, was born at Buies Creek. He was the oldest of the three children, two boys and one girl, of James Archibald Campbell, founder of Campbell College, and Cornelia [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Colton, Simeon
by Fox, Charlesanna L. Although he was an ordained minister, Colton devoted most of his life not to the ministry but to education. He was principal of the Monson and Amherst academies in Massachusetts before he moved to [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Godwin, Hannibal Lafayette
by Powell, William S. Hannibal Lafayette Godwin, congressman, was born on a farm near Dunn, the son of Archibald Bryant and Rebecca Eliza Reeves Godwin. He was educated in local schools, attended Trinity College, and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Godwin, Howard Gibson
by Green, C. Sylvester. Godwin, Howard Gibson by C. Sylvester Green, 1986 8 Nov. 1902–25 Feb. 1976 Howard Gibson Godwin, lawyer and jurist, was born near Dunn in rural Harnett County, the son of Leander A. and Ella [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Green, Paul Eliot
by Powell, William S. Paul Eliot Green, dramatist, author, and teacher, was born in Harnett County, the son of William Archibald and Betty Lorine Byrd Green. He grew up on his father's farm engaging in the labors and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Harris, Hunter Lee
by Walser, Richard. Hunter Lee Harris, geologist and poet, was born at Sassafras Fork (Stem) in Granville County, son of Adam Clarke and Martha Hunter Harris and the youngest of six. He had two sisters and three [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Jenkins, Ammie: Where The Cool Waters Run In Her Memory
by Cecelski, David S. I visited Ammie Jenkins in Spring Lake, in Cumberland County, 50 miles south of Raleigh. She is one of the state's most dynamic advocates for black farming and landownership. As the founder and [...] (from Listening to History, News and Observer.)
Johnson, Joe: Denim Days In Erwin
by Cecelski, David S. I visited with Joe Johnson a couple of blocks from the abandoned textile mill that was the town of Erwin's lifeblood. For nearly a century, Erwin Mills made denim cloth, and the town proudly called [...] (from Listening to History, News and Observer.)
Lee, William Carey
by Johnston, W. Lee. Lee, William Carey by W. Lee Johnston, 1991 12 Mar. 1895–25 June [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
MacNeill, Janet Smith (Jennie Bahn)
by Smith, Nancy V. Janet Smith MacNeill (Jennie Bahn), subject of North Carolina legend, was born in Scotland, the daughter of John, a lowland Scot, and Margaret Gilchrist Smith. The Smiths migrated to the colonies [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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