Asa and Elna Spaulding papers, 1909-1997 and undated, bulk 1935-1983

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Title:Asa and Elna Spaulding papers, 1909-1997 and undated, bulk 1935-1983
Date:1909-1997
Description:

The Asa and Elna Spaulding Papers, 1909-1997 and undated, bulk 1935-1983, document an African American family's lifelong involvement in the business, political, educational, religious, and social life of Durham, N.C. The Spauldings were active in a broad range of political bodies, businesses, civic groups, and activist organizations, including among many others the Durham County Board of Commissioners and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, and were among the co-founders of Women-in-Action for the Prevention of Violence and Its Causes, Inc. Their long record of accomplishment in the areas of employment, political representation, civil rights, race relations, and women's rights is documented by the collection's rich variety of correspondence, writings and speeches, printed materials, clippings,photographs, audiovisual items, and memorabilia.

Types:Web sites | InteractiveResource
Subjects:Spaulding, Asa T. (Asa Timothy), 1902-1990 | Spaulding, Elna B. (Elna Bridgeforth) | Life Insurance Association of America | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People | National Insurance Association (U.S.) | National Urban League | North Carolina Central University | North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company--History--Sources | Omega Psi Phi Fraternity | Shaw University | Unesco--India | White Rock Baptist Church (Durham, N.C.) | African American business enterprises--Management | African American business enterprises--North Carolina | African American business enterprises--History--20th century | African American churches--North Carolina--History | African American executives--Autobiography | African Americans--Civil rights--North Carolina | Civil rights--North Carolina | Durham (N.C.)--History--20th century | Durham (N.C.)--Politics and government | Race relations | Durham (N.C.)--Race relations | Insurance companies, American--North Carolina | Insurance, Life--United States--History--20th century | Durham County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners | Lincoln Community Health Center (Durham, N.C.) | Women-in-Action for the Prevention of Violence and Its Causes, Inc. Durham Chapter (Durham, N.C.) | African American women--North Carolina--Durham | African American women--Political activity | African American women--History--20th century | Political campaigns--North Carolina | Women--Employment--United States | North Carolina | Durham (N.C.)
Institution:David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Contributors:David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Online Publisher:Durham, N.C. : Duke University. Rare Book, Manuscript, and Special Collections Library | 2013
Persistent Link to Item:http://library.duke.edu/rubenstein/findingaids/spauldingasaelna/