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|Abstract||R.N. Simms was a lawyer of Raleigh, N.C., and president of the Raleigh Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1941-1942. The collection contains correspondence of R.N. Simms, focusing on the business of the Raleigh Junior Chamber of Commerce and the First Baptist Tabernacle Church, Raleigh, N.C., and some of the law cases in which Simms was involved.|
|Creator||Simms, R. N.|
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R.N. Simms was a lawyer of Raleigh, N.C., and president of the Raleigh Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1941-1942.Back to Top
The collection contains correspondence of R.N. Simms. The letters are about the history and proceedings of the Junior Chamber of Commerce; about his search for a new pastor for his church, the First Baptist Tabernacle; and about law cases on which Simms was working. There are also materials sent to him, including an article about bank holidays during the Depression; solicitations for support on various local political and temperance campaigns; a transcript of a speech and accompanying photograph of Tom Jeffries, an African-American who was part of the community of Wake Forest College in the early 20th century; and a photograph of First Baptist Tabernacle Sunday School class, Raleigh N.C., July 1931.Back to Top
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