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An American success story : The Pope House of Raleigh, NC

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Title:An American success story : The Pope House of Raleigh, NC

Web site providing a lesson plan based on the the Dr. M. T. Pope House, a home on the National Register of Historic Places, in Raleigh, North Carolina. According to information on the nomination form, the Pope House, "represents racial intolerance and segregation, but also the strength and dignity of those who refused to be subjugated by bigotry." The lesson plan provides context and introductory questions, maps of downtown Raleigh in 1903 and 2005, biographical information about the Pope family, photographs of the family and the home, a list of activities, and a list of supplementary resources.

The Civil Rights Digital Library received support from a National Leadership Grant for Libraries awarded to the University of Georgia by the Institute of Museum and Library Services for the aggregation and enhancement of partner metadata.

Types:Instructional materials | Learning modules | Lesson plans | Web sites | Maps | Photographs | Editorial cartoons | Texts (document genres)
Subjects:Pope, M. T. (Manassa Thomas), 1858-1934 | Pope, Delia H. (Delia Haywood), 1880-1955 | Pope, Ruth Permelia, 1910-2000 | Pope, Evelyn Bennett, 1908-1995 | Historic sites--North Carolina | Brick houses--North Carolina--Raleigh | Dwellings--North Carolina | Middle class African Americans--North Carolina--Raleigh | African Americans--Social conditions | Race relations | Freedmen--North Carolina--Raleigh | African American businesspeople--North Carolina--Raleigh | African American families--North Carolina--Raleigh | Raleigh (N.C.)--Race relations--History--20th century | Raleigh (N.C.) | Wake County (N.C.)
Collection:Teaching with Historic Places
Institution:National Park Service
Contributors:United States. National Park Service | Teaching with Historic Places Collection
Online Publisher:[Washington (D.C.)] : National Park Service | 2005
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Persistent Link to Item:http://www.nps.gov/history/nr/twhp/wwwlps/lessons/124popehouse/