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Researching the Wilmington 1898 Massacre and Coup: Secondary Sources

Published Reports and Articles

"The Ghosts of 1898" by Timothy B. Tyson

Report by LeRae Umfleet, principal researcher, May 31, 2006. 1898 Wilmington Race Riot Commission.

"University men, social science, and white supremacy in North Carolina" by Gregory P. Downs. Journal of Southern History. Athens, Ga. : University of Georgia, Dept. of History. vol. 75, no. 2 (May 2009)

"Building a Southern Past, 1885–1915" by Catherine W. Bishir

"Commemorating Wilmington’s Racial Violence of 1898: From Individual to Collective Memory" by Melton Alonza McLaurin Southern Cultures, Vol. 8, No. 2: Summer 2002

"'The Vampire That Hovers Over North Carolina': Gender, White Supremacy, and the Wilmington Race Riot of 1898" by Andrea Meryl Kirshenbaum Southern Cultures, Vol. 4, No. 3: Fall 1998

"What a White-Supremacist Coup Looks Like" By Caleb Crain April 20, 2020, New Yorker

Videos and Films

Wilmington on Fire Speller Street Films presents ; a Christopher Everett film ; producer, Blackhouse Publishing ; director and producer, Christopher Everett  [Durham, NC] : Speller Street Films, [2015]

Monographs