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Collection Number: 05417

Collection Title: Sharpe Funeral Home Inc. Scrapbook, 1937-1947

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This collection was processed with support from Elizabeth Moore Ruffin.

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Abstract The Sharpe Funeral Home Inc. (also known as Sharpe Funeral Home and Cremations Inc.) is located in Burlington, N.C. The collection consists of one scrapbook that may be related to the Sharpe Funeral Home Inc. It is composed chiefly of newspaper clippings but also containing a few photographs, invitations, and cards. Clippings relate to the deaths and military service of African Americans; community news; obituaries; boxer Joe Louis; and national events, such as the death of Franklin Delano Roosevelt and subsequent presidency of Harry S. Truman. There are no obvious connections between the scrapbook content and the Sharpe Funeral Home Inc.
Creator Sharpe Funeral Home Inc. (Burlington, N.C.)
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Restrictions to Use
No usage restrictions.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Sharpe Funeral Home and Cremations, Incorporated Scrapbook #5417, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Phil and Kittie Allen in March 2009 (Acc. 101077).
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 Sharpe Funeral Home Inc. (also known as Sharpe Funeral Home and Cremations Inc.) is located in Burlington, N.C.

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The collection consists of one scrapbook that may be related to the Sharpe Funeral Home Inc. It is composed chiefly of newspaper clippings but also containing a few photographs, invitations, and cards. Clippings relate to the deaths and military service of African Americans; community news; obituaries; boxer Joe Louis; and national events, such as the death of Franklin Delano Roosevelt and subsequent presidency of Harry S. Truman. There are no obvious connections between the scrapbook content and the Sharpe Funeral Home Inc.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Kiley Orchard, May 2010

Encoded by: Kiley Orchard, May 2010

This collection was processed with support from Elizabeth Moore Ruffin.

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