Venable to London, Carr can be at the meeting, etc. Serious objections have been raised concerning the chosen location. SILENT SAM TAKES THE FIFTH. The Alumni Review 1, no. Like the coward who tries impressing the bully by arriving late to a fight to deliver several kicks to an already grounded victim, many of Cambodia’s minor political parties have now laid into exiled opposition leader Sam Rainsy for his comments made last month about Cambodia’s “puppet king.”. The collection includes letters and papers of Eliza Hall (Mrs. On Wednesday, it announced a settlement agreement with the … Read more about how these tweets were collected and how to, This collection of webpages captured using Archive-It includes news stories and editorials. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Image Collection, 1799-1999, Hugh Morton Photographs and Films, late 1920s-2006, Guide to Resources about UNC's Confederate Monument, Historians on the Confederate Monument Debate, Confederate Monument Interpretation Guide, Reconsideration of Memorials and Monuments, Researching Confederate Monuments in North Carolina. This collection includes an original copy of this speech (Subseries 2.2, Folder 26) as well as records documenting Carr's civic and business activities. Sandy Schaefer 4 hours ago. Eliza Hall Parsley was the president of the North Carolina Division of the United Daughters of the Confederacy; and resident of Wilmington, N.C. The Daily Tar Heel is the main student publication at UNC. An Archive of Our Own, a project of the Organization for Transformative Works Southern Historical Collection. As for Silent Sam, UNC police removed the statue from the dirt, according to the Tar Heel. The following resources can further inform the interpretation of Confederate monuments and the debate surrounding them: Historians on the Confederate Monument Debate (AHA), Confederate Monument Interpretation Guide (Atlanta History Center), Reconsideration of Memorials and Monuments (AASLH article), This other guide focuses on researching all of North Carolina's Confederate monuments using Wilson Special Collections Library materials: Researching Confederate Monuments in North Carolina, We've made changes in response to COVID-19. Bishir, Catherine W. " 'A Strong Force of Ladies:' Women, Politics, and Confederate Memorial Associations in Nineteenth-Century Raleigh." (AP Photo / Gerry Broome) Newspaper clippings on the 1986 restoration of Silent Sam. John Kenyon Chapman Papers, 1969-2009. Warner Bros.' Willy Wonka Prequel Sets 2023 Release Date. Butler discusses a number of key topics including the reasons why North Carolinians wanted to construct monuments after the war, the groups and individuals crucial to memorial efforts across the state, and the changing nature of commemoration over time. This title is available on microfilm in the North Carolina Collection. Where is the 1967 STP 'Silent Sam' turbine today? This volume is the text of the speech given by Bettie Jackson London to the University Trustees at the presentation of the Confederate Memorial at UNC. May 14, 2020. Published daily during the academic year, the newspaper is a good resource for information on the reaction to the "The Student Body" statue. Accessible via the Internet Archive, from the North Carolina Collection (call number Cp378 UK34). The Daughters, as UDC members were popularly known, were literally daughters of the Confederate generation. North Carolina Civil War Monuments: An Illustrated History. collections amount to $1,100 with more pledged, advising not to publicize campaign to raise money before commencement because "sometimes a statement of that kind beforehand gives a warning that closes the purse.". - posted in TNFs Archive: I don't recall ever seeing showing up at any vintage events. and University money, Venable to London, U.D.C. Letter to Kenan regretting her absence at the unveiling as it was "her idea". Page 413: The minutes report that the monument is to be unveiled that week. Wilson to London, Sending new sketches showing changes to the monument, procured another gun for the model, made a 32 inch, one-third scale figure, his visit, etc. Southern Historical Collection. There are documents related to the history and reception of the UNC Confederate Monument throughout the University Archives and other collections in Wilson Library. For early documents related to the planning, fundraising, and dedication of the monument, we have attempted to list every document in the Archives. "South Rises Again...Briefly" - report on a Kappa Alpha fraternity gathering at the monument to "celebrate the grace and charm of the Old South", "South Could Rise If It Would Break from Racial Past", "73 Yack Lacks Black Viewpoint" Letter to the editor about images in 1973 Yackety Yack, including one of Silent Sam, "Silent Sam Gets Reader's Defense" Letter to the editor, "Reader replies to statue defense" Letter to the editor, "Silent Sam a landmark, not racism" Letter to the editor, "Silent Sam Heads North: Statue to get $8,200 makeover" Restoration, "A shiny Silent Sam prepares to resume place on pedestal" Restoration, "Silent Sam's fixed; the truck breaks down" Resoration, "Silent Sam takes place on pedestal Wednesday" Restoration, "Sexism and racist images: offensive statues need to be removed at once" Editorial on racism and sexism of "Student Body" and Silent Sam, "Silent Sam does have negative implications", "Call to remove statues same as censorship", Letters to the editor in response to 10/24 editorial, ""University community reacts to war in gulf" - "Support the Troops" rally at monument, "Community reacts to King case, L.A. riots" LA verdict demonstration, Letter from Gerald Horne comparing Silent Sam to Hussein statues, "Real Silent Sam movement holds protest focused on statue’s history", "Silent Sam needs a future reminding people of past" (Letter to the editor), "Plaque on Silent Sam would prove offensive" (Letter to the editor), Venable to Annie Hill Kenan. Protests around the original "Silent Sam" monument on the University of North Carolina campus in Chapel Hill, August 31, 2017. They erected monuments, monitored history for truthfulness, and sought to educate coming generations of white southerners about an idyllic past and a just cause - states' rights. Southern Cultures Inaugural Issue (1993) Available online. While southern women had long been leaders in efforts to memorialize the Confederacy, UDC members made the Lost Cause a movement about vindication as well as memorialization. Many of these images have been digitized and are available online. London was a member of the North Carolina chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy. Mrs. A. J. Ellis Confederate Scrapbook, 1860-1865; 1930s. John Wilson to Kenan, asking for feedback on a model he sent and if any changes need to be made. Although the work presents a highly favorable view of the organization, it can still be useful for researchers interested in the UDC's founding principles and goals as an organization. Photographs taken at the memorial's dedication as well as photographs taken of the memorial during the 1920s can be found here. National Marble and Granite Company to Kenan making offer, enclosed postcard and envelope, Kenan to Venable, Wilson's design vs. that of the National Marble Mills in Marietta, GA, National Marble and Granite to Venable, anxious for him to make an order, mentions designs for both a memorial archway and a Confederate monument, John Wilson to Venable, asking whether the model and photo sent to him has been received, interested in the portraying the subject of a youthful soldier, Venable to National Marble, acknowledges receipt of designs and says committee will meet in the spring, Venable to Kenan, Venable very much in favor of Wilson's design if affordable, says he wants the monument to appear "not as a monument to the dead but to a noble ideal and as marking the heroic period of the University's history. The paper can also be accessed online. Venable to Kenan, Venable now believes a statue is a more fitting memorial than a gateway. Page 340: The minutes note that funds have been secured to build the monument (December, 1911). There are documents related to the history and reception of the UNC Confederate Monument throughout the University Archives and other collections in Wilson Library. Most items are essays on Confederate and southern topics, narratives of the war based on tradition, and biographical sketches and book reviews submitted in the 1930s as entries in contests sponsored by the United Daughters of the Confederacy.