Collection Number: 04221

Collection Title: Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986.

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Size About 2,000 items (9.0 linear feet).
Abstract Alfred Mordecai, physician of Winston-Salem, N.C., who served with the United States Army Medical Corps, 1918-1944, and as a health officer in Forsyth and Wilkes counties, N.C., 1940s-1960s. His wife was Elsie Elizabeth Hess. Correspondence, writings, essays and addresses, printed materials, maps, drawings, and photographs relating to Alfred Mordecai's service in World War I; his duties in Forsyth and Wilkes counties, N.C.; rural culture and folk traditions in the area near Blowing Rock, N.C.; and Mordecai's various interests, including conservation, astronomy, and horticulture.
Creator Mordecai, Alfred, 1890-1975.
Language English
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Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Alfred Mordecai Papers, #4221, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Elsie Hess Mordecai, 1980-1986 (Acc. 080024, 080073, 081016, 081091, 082157, 083037, 084014, 085062, 086177).
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Alfred Mordecai, physician of Winston-Salem, N.C., who served with the United States Army Medical Corps, 1918-1944, and as a health officer in Forsyth and Wilkes counties, N.C., 1940s-1960s. His wife was Elsie Elizabeth Hess.

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Correspondence, writings, essays and addresses, printed materials, maps, drawings, and photographs relating to Alfred Mordecai's service in World War I; his duties in Forsyth and Wilkes counties, N.C.; rural culture and folk traditions in the area near Blowing Rock, N.C.; and Mordecai's various interests, including conservation, astronomy, and horticulture.

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Correspondence, writings, essays and addresses, printed materials, maps, drawings, and photographs relating to Alfred Mordecai's service in World War I; his duties in Forsyth and Wilkes counties, N.C.; rural culture and folk traditions in the area near Blowing Rock, N.C.; and Mordecai's various interests, including conservation, astronomy, and horticulture. Includes image of a man identified as 'Uncle' Billy Holmes."

Folder titles were derived from original folder names and from descriptive metadata found within the files by the processing archivist.

Folder 1A

Original finding aid #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 1A

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Folder 5

Correspondence, 1915-1974 and undated #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 1-5

Folder 6

Printed material #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 6

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Folder 16

Literary productions, 1913-1952 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 7-16

Folder 17

Literary productions, Writings about Globe, 1948-52,"The Story of a Family" [1949?] #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 17

Folder 18

Literary productions, Writings about Globe, 1948-52, "Upton--The Land and the People," [after 1948] #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 18

Folder 19

Literary productions, Writings about Globe, 1948-52, "Around the Globe in 1 Hour," [after 1947] #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 19

Folder 20

Literary productions, Writings about Globe, 1948-52, "Gleanings from the Globe," [ca. 24 Dec. 1949] #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 20

Folder 21

Literary productions, Writings about Globe, 1948-52, "A Homespun Epic Poem," [1948-49] #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 21

Folder 22

Literary productions, Writings about Globe, 1948-52, "Reminicences [sic] of This and That," [ca. 24 Nov. 1952] #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 22

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Folder 45

Literary productions, 1953-1973 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 23-45

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Folder 50

Literary productions, undated #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 46-50

Folder 51

Maps, lists #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 51

Folder 52

Correspondence, 1907-1915 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 52

Folder 53

Correspondence, 1916-1918 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 53

Folder 54

Correspondence, 1919-1920 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 54

Folder 55

Correspondence, 1921-1939 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 55

Includes photograph of Charles "Dess" DeSaussure MacKay, Jr. as a freshman at Yale, circa 1935

Folder 56

Correspondence, 1940-1944 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 56

Folder 57

Correspondence, 1945-1949 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 57

Folder 58

Correspondence, 1950-1954 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 58

Folder 59

Correspondence, 1955-1956 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 59

Folder 60

Correspondence, 1957-1958 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 60

Folder 61

Correspondence, 1960-1969 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 61

Folder 62

Correspondence, 1970-1975 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 62

Includes photograph of Margaret Lane Blomquist as a baby with her mother, circa 1897

Folder 63

Correspondence, 1976-1979 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 63

Folder 64

Correspondence, 1980-1986 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 64

Folder 65

Correspondence, undated #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 65

Folder 66

Writings: Publications by Alfred Mordecai #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 66

Folder 67

Writings: Poetry by Alfred Mordecai #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 67

Folder 68

Writings: Speeches by Alfred Mordecai #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 68

Folder 69

Writings: Church writings by Alfred Mordecai #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 69

Folder 70

Writings: Prose writings by Alfred Mordecai #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 70

Folder 71-72

Writings: Volumes by Alfred Mordecai #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 71-72

Folder 73

Writings: Other writings by Alfred Mordecai #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 73

Folder 74

Writings: Writings by Samuel Fox Mordecai #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 74

Folder 75-77

Writings: By relatives (1 of 3) #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 75-77

Folder 78

Writings: About Alfred Mordecai #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 78

Folder 79-83

Correspondence with Bessie MacKay, 1919-1954 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 79-83

Folder 84

Correspondence with MacKay and Mordecai family members, 1929-1950 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 84

Folder 85

Letter from Blowing Rock, NC to Alfred Mordecai #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 85

Folder 86

Correspondence with Nathan Crawford Remsen #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 86

Folder 87

Conservation, Christmas greens #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 87

Folder 88

Willow trees #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 88

Folder 89

"Indian make-up, legends of folklore and flowers, etc." #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 89

Folder 90

Ebert fertilizer #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 90

Folder 91

Mockingbird #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 91

Folder 92

Tobacco #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 92

Folder 93

"Story of a Dog-Hater" #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 93

Folder 94

"More or Less the Truth About Man": Article, artwork and related papers #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 94

Folder 95

"The Priesthood and Medical Profession", "More or Less the Truth", and related papers, April 1975 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 95

Folder 96

Newspaper clipping of Old Smith Hotel, "William the Conquerer: His Cook and His Soup" #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 96

Folder 97

"A Biographical Sketch of Wiley Vanney" by Alfred Mordecai #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 97

Folder 98

Biographical sketch of Wiley Cleveland Vanney by Alfred Mordecai #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 98

Folder 99

Biographical sketch of Dr. James E. Brooks #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 99

Folder 100

"Effort of Poetry" by Alfred Mordecai #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 100

Folder 101

Notebook of poetry by Alfred Mordecai #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 101

Folder 102

Papers regarding public health, circa 1940s #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 102

Folder 103

Reminiscences, including memories at age 85 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 103

Folder 104

North Carolina Journal, Volume 9. No. 9, September 1948 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 104

Folder 105

Religious writings by Alfred Mordecai #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 105

Folder 106

"Senility: Homesput talk on aging" #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 106

Folder 107

"My Book of Human Anatomy: A Teacher's Manual, prepared February 1953" #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 107

Folder 108

Clippings, "More or Less" article, "Hark, the Dandelion!" #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 108

Folder 109

Stories told by Alfred Mordecai #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 109

Folder 110-112

Miscellaneous writings by Alfred Mordecai #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 110-112

Folder 113

Writings of Charles DeSaussure MacKay, Sr. #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 113

Folder 114

"Snapshots of Things I've Seen and Heard and Done" by William G. Mordecai, Sr. #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 114

Folder 115

Booklet on the Moore Family, "Mountain Sayin'" by Beatrice Cobb, clippings #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 115

Folder 116

"The Nature of God" by Dr. Francis C. Anscombe, and clippings of his articles #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 116

Folder 117

Alfred Mordecai artwork: Mary Warner cigarettes #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 117

Folder 118

Artwork and miscellaneous matters for Ladies' Night program at Winston-Salem Torch Club #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 118

Folder 119

Clippings #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 119

Folder 120

Related papers #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 120

Folder 121

Memorabilia from organizations to which Alfred Mordecai belonged #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 121

Folder 122

Old Army orders for Alfred Mordecai and related papers #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 122

Folder 123

The Blowing Rocket: Articles by Alfred Mordecai #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 123

Folder 124-125

The Blowing Rocket: Clippings about Alfred Mordecai's memorial service, dedication of park, etc. #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 124-125

Folder 126

Clippings #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 126

Folder 127

Miscellaneous papers from Bessie MacKay's files #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 127

Folder 128

Alfred Mordecai's notes on Bontoe trip and other related material, 1928-1930 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 128

Folder 129

Papers associated with photographs, 1910s-1950s #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 129

Folder 130

Volume 1: "Sinbad - the Discontented Squirrel," 1948 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 130

Folder 131

Volume 2: "The Sacred Herb Tobacco" #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 131

Folder 132

Volume 3: "Something About the Human Body" #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 132

Folder 133

Volume 4: circa 1957 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 133

Folder 134

Volume 5: September 1959 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 134

Folder 135

Volume 6: September 1959 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 135

Folder 136

Volume 7: 1958-1960 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 136

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Folder 138

Volume 8: circa 1960 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 137-138

Folder 139

Volume 9, 10: 1950s-1960s #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 139

Folder 140

Volume 11: 1960s #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Folder 140

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Alfred Mordecai as a baby, circa 1890 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/1 , Imagefolder PF-04221/1

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Alfred Mordecai age 6, circa 1896 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/1 , Imagefolder PF-04221/2

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Alfred Mordecai, 1915 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/1 , Imagefolder PF-04221/3

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Alfred Mordecai and military camp, circa 1917 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/1 , Imagefolder PF-04221/4

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Postcards of Alfred Mordecai's time in military, circa 1917 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/1 , Imagefolder PF-04221/5

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Postcard book from Nancy, France, circa 1918 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/1 , Imagefolder PF-04221/6

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Postcards from France, circa 1918 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/1 , Imagefolder PF-04221/7

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Postcards from France, circa 1918 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/1 , Imagefolder PF-04221/8

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Postcards from France, circa 1918 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/1 , Imagefolder PF-04221/9

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Postcards from France, circa 1918 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/1 , Imagefolder PF-04221/10

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Postcards from France, circa 1918 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/1 , Imagefolder PF-04221/11

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Postcards from France, circa 1918 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/1 , Imagefolder PF-04221/12

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Postcards from Italy, circa 1918 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/1 , Imagefolder PF-04221/13

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Postcards from Germany and Switzerland, circa 1918 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/1 , Imagefolder PF-04221/14

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Postcards from Canada and Yorktown, Virginia, circa 1910s #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/1 , Imagefolder PF-04221/15

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Military camp, circa 1910s #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/1 , Imagefolder PF-04221/16

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Military camp, circa 1920s #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/1 , Imagefolder PF-04221/17

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Alfred Mordecai and nephew Dess Jr., circa 1920s #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/1 , Imagefolder PF-04221/18

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Alfred Mordecai and friends and family, circa 1920s #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/1 , Imagefolder PF-04221/19

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Fort Eustis, Virginia, circa 1920s #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/1 , Imagefolder PF-04221/20

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Baguio, Philippines: Alfred Mordecai with indigenous people, circa 1928 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/1 , Imagefolder PF-04221/21

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Baguio, Philippines: Elsie Mordecai riding pony, circa 1928 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/1 , Imagefolder PF-04221/22

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Baguio, Philippines: Bontoc Trail, November 1928 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/1 , Imagefolder PF-04221/23

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Baguio, Philippines: Igorot people, circa 1928 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/1 , Imagefolder PF-04221/24

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Baguio, Philippines: Bontoc people, circa 1928 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/1 , Imagefolder PF-04221/25

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Baguio, Philippines: Kalinga people, circa 1928 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/1 , Imagefolder PF-04221/26

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Baguio, Philippines: Miscellaneous indigenous people, circa 1928 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/1 , Imagefolder PF-04221/27

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Baguio, Philippines: Miscellaneous, circa 1928 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/1 , Imagefolder PF-04221/28

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Philippines: "Igorotes and Negritoes," circa 1928 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/1 , Imagefolder PF-04221/29

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Philippines: "Negritoes, Mountains of Batan," circa 1928 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/1 , Imagefolder PF-04221/30

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Philippines: "China Sea, Mariveles," circa 1928 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/1 , Imagefolder PF-04221/31

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Philippines: "The Igorote Country," circa 1928 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/1 , Imagefolder PF-04221/32

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Baldwin family, 14 November 1937-1938 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/1 , Imagefolder PF-04221/33

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Blowing Rock, North Carolina: William Mordecai and Wiley Vanney, circa 1970s #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/1 , Imagefolder PF-04221/34

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Blowing Rock, North Carolina: Postcards circa 1930s-1950s #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/1 , Imagefolder PF-04221/35

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Blowing Rock, North Carolina: Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Coffey, Sr., circa 1940s #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/1 , Imagefolder PF-04221/36

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Blowing Rock, North Carolina: Plants, circa 1970s #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/1 , Imagefolder PF-04221/37

Color photographic prints

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Blowing Rock, North Carolina: Miscellaneous, circa 1910s-1950s #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/1 , Imagefolder PF-04221/38

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31st Hospital Company, September 1936 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/2 , Imagefolder PF-04221/39

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Blowing Rock, North Carolina: Photographs by Wiley Vannoy (?), circa 1970s #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/2 , Imagefolder PF-04221/40

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Image Box IB-04221/2

Image Folder PF-04221/41

Blowing Rock, North Carolina: Wiley Vannoy's old home near Boone, NC, circa 1910 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/2 , Imagefolder PF-04221/41

1 image

Image Box IB-04221/2

Image Folder PF-04221/42

Blowing Rock, North Carolina: Snowy landscape, circa 1960s #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/2 , Imagefolder PF-04221/42

4 images

Image Box IB-04221/2

Image Folder PF-04221/43

Blowing Rock, North Carolina: Miscellaneous, circa 1970s #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/2 , Imagefolder PF-04221/43

10 images

Image Box IB-04221/2

Image Folder PF-04221/44

Aunt Betsy Holmes, circa 1900s #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/2 , Imagefolder PF-04221/44

1 image

Have negative (PF-04221/49)

Image Box IB-04221/2

Image Folder PF-04221/45

Aunt Betsy Holmes (?), circa 1900s #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/2 , Imagefolder PF-04221/45

3 images

Image Box IB-04221/2

Image Folder PF-04221/46

Willow trees on the Potomac River, Washington, DC, circa 1950s #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." Imagebox IB-04221/2 , Imagefolder PF-04221/46

2 images

Photographer Peter Bozick. Have negative (PF-04221/47)

Image Folder PF-04221/47

Willow trees on the Potomac River, Washington, DC, circa 1950s #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." PF-04221/47

Black-and-white sheet film

2 images

Photographer Peter Bozick

Image Folder PF-04221/48

Alfred Mordecai examining child, circa 1948 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." PF-04221/48

Black-and-white sheet film

1 image

Used in Winston-Salem Journal or Twin City Sentinel

Image Folder PF-04221/49

Aunt Betsy Holmes, circa 1900s #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." PF-04221/49

Black-and-white sheet film

1 image

Image Folder PF-04221/50-63

PF-04221/50

PF-04221/51

PF-04221/52

PF-04221/53

PF-04221/54

PF-04221/55

PF-04221/56

PF-04221/57

PF-04221/58

PF-04221/59

PF-04221/60

PF-04221/61

PF-04221/62

PF-04221/63

Photographs, circa 1850-1975 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." PF-04221/50-63

Photographs document the life and interests of Alfred Mordecai. There are photographs of the Mordecai family, photographs in Blowing Rock, N.C., and photographs taken in the Philippines and Japan. Filed with family photographs are images of enslaved people owned by the Mordecai family of Raleigh, N.C.

Oversize Paper Folder OPF-04221/2

Pages from a French-language book, possibly titled "En Plein Feu" #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." OPF-04221/2

circa 1910s? Images on pages appear to be war scenes from World War I.

Oversize Image Folder OP-PF-04221/1

Igorote men on Bontoe, Philippines, 1928 #04221, Series: "Alfred Mordecai Papers, circa 1850-1986." OP-PF-04221/1

Black-and-white photographic prints

1 image

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Processing Information

Processed by: SHC Staff

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, December 2007

Updated by: Jodi Berkowitz and Amy Morgan, April 2018

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