Elizabeth Duncan Koontz collection, 1929-1989 (bulk 1950-1985).


Koontz, Elizabeth D. (Elizabeth Duncan), 1919-. Elizabeth Duncan Koontz collection, 1929-1989 (bulk 1950-1985).

Elizabeth Duncan Koontz collection, 1929-1989 (bulk 1950-1985).

Collection documents Koontz's personal life and her professional life as a school teacher. Materials include correspondence, speeches (1945-1986), minutes, programs, bills and receipts, notes, memorabilia, news clippings, publications, photographs of Pres. Jimmy Carter, Rosalynn Carter, other dignitaries, family, and organizations, reports of the governor award, the U.S. Delegates to the U.N. Commission on the Status of Women, National Education Association, and the Women's Bureau, Koontz' thesis from Atlanta University, reports, rare books, scrapbooks, resolutions, guest book, trophies and plaques, ca. 50 reel to reel tapes, ca. 100 audio cassettes, and postcards. Correspondents include family members, Vernon Jordan, Gov. James E. Holshouser, Pres. Richard Nixon, Gov. James B. Hunt, Thurgood Marshall, Charles C. Diggs, Jr., George P. Shulty, Yvonne B. Burk, and Walter Washington.

80 linear ft.

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United States. Women's Bureau

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Washington, Walter E., 1915-2003

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Atlanta University

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Koontz, Elizabeth D. (Elizabeth Duncan), 1919-1989

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Born Elizabeth Duncan; married Harry Lee Koontz in 1947; North Carolina school teacher; president North Carolina Association of Classroom Teachers (1959-1963); president, Department of Classroom Teachers of the National Education Association (1968-1969); headed the Women's Bureau of the Department of Labor during the Nixon Administration; delegate to the United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (1970); d. 1989. From the description of Elizabeth Duncan Koontz collection, 1929-...

Hunt, James B., 1937-....

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James B. Hunt, Jr. (b. 1937), Democratic political leader, served as lieutenant governor of North Carolina from 1973-1977 and governor of North Carolina from 1977 to 1985 and 1993 to 2001. He lost to Jesse Helms in the 1984 United States Senate race. From the description of James B. Hunt, Jr., papers, 1960-1976, 1980, 1984 [manuscript]. (East Carolina University). WorldCat record id: 641611728 James Baxter Hunt, Jr. (1937- ) was Democratic governor of North Carolina, 1977-19...

Jordan, Vernon E. (Vernon Eulion), 1935-

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Lawyer, civil rights activist. From the description of Reminiscences of Vernon Eulion Jordan, Jr. : oral history, 1980. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122513501 From the description of Reminiscences of Vernon Eulion Jordan, Jr. : oral history, 1981. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122343135 ...

National education association of the United States

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Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994

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Shulty, George P.

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Diggs, Charles Clayton, 1947-

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Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993

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Thurgood Marshall (b. July 2, 1908, Baltimore, Maryland – d. January 24, 1993, Washington, D.C.) was an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, serving from October 1967 until October 1991. Marshall was the Court's 96th justice and its first African-American justice. Before becoming a judge, Marshall was a lawyer who was best known for his high success rate in arguing before the Supreme Court and for the victory in Brown v. Board of Education, a 1954 decision that ruled t...

Burk, Yvonne B.

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Holshouser, Jim, 1934-2013

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James E. Holshouser, Jr. graduated from Davidson College in 1956. He attended UNC Law School, graduating in 1960. He served in the N.C. House of Representatives for four terms. In 1972 he became governor of N.C. Upon completion of his term in ofice, he joined the law firm of Brown, Holshouser and Pate in southern Pines, N.C. In 1978 he became chairman of the board of First Colony savings and Loan Assoc., resigning in 1982. He has received numerous awards and honors, including an honorary degree ...