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Collection Number: 00566

Collection Title: Orange County (N.C.) World War I Activities Records (#566) 1917-1920

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Size About 100 items (1.0 linear feet)
Abstract The collection includes "A Record of the War Activities in Orange County, North Carolina, 1917-1919," by Annie Sutton Cameron, a manuscript history of the local war effort, and related correspondence and lists of soldiers and members of local committees. Cameron's history covers the Council of Defense and the Home Guard, war bond and overseas relief campaigns, patriotic observances, the influenza epidemic of 1918, and other matters.
Creator Orange County (N.C.).
Language English.
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Provenance
Received from various sources, 1945-1972.
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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The history of World War I activities in Orange County, N.C., 1917-1918, was compiled by AnnieSutton Cameron in 1919 at the request of J. S. Webb, chair of the county Council of Defense. The making of typed copies was arranged by Louis Round Wilson of the University of North Carolina Library and Robert Burton House, collector of war records for the North Carolina Historical Commission, 1919-1920. Other materials were added from from Rural Social Economic Department at UNC and from Professor E. C. Branson's papers.

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The collection includes "A Record of the War Activities in Orange County, North Carolina, 1917-1919," by Annie Sutton Cameron, a manuscript history of local efforts during World War I in Orange County, N.C., and related correspondence and lists of soldiers and members of local committees. Cameron's history covers the Council of Defense and the Home Guard, war bond and overseas relief campaigns, patriotic observances, the influenza epidemic of 1918, and other matters.

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About 100 items.

The collection includes "A Record of the War Activities in Orange County, North Carolina, 1917-1919," by Annie Sutton Cameron, a manuscript history of local efforts during World War I in Orange County, N.C., and related correspondence and lists of soldiers and members of local committees. Cameron's history covers the Council of Defense and the Home Guard, war bond and overseas relief campaigns, patriotic observances, the influenza epidemic of 1918, and other matters.

Folder 1

General, 1917-1920 #00566, Series: "Records, 1917-1920." Folder 1

Folder 2

Local draft, 1917-1918 #00566, Series: "Records, 1917-1920." Folder 2

Folder 3

Draft board statistics, 1918 #00566, Series: "Records, 1917-1920." Folder 3

Folder 4-5

Folder 4

Folder 5

Addresses of draftees and enlistees #00566, Series: "Records, 1917-1920." Folder 4-5

Folder 6

Liberty Bond sales drive, 1918 #00566, Series: "Records, 1917-1920." Folder 6

Folder 7-8

Folder 7

Folder 8

Volume (plus two bound copies) #00566, Series: "Records, 1917-1920." Folder 7-8

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