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The Wilmington Coup D'état of 1898

Journal Articles

These articles are accessible via various resources and UNCW provided databases, such as JSTOR. Articles are listed chronologically.

  • West, Henry Litchfield. “The Race War in North Carolina,” Forum, January 1899
  • Cash, W. J. “Jehovah of the Tar Heels,” American Mercury, July 1929.
  • Watson, Richard L., Jr. “Furnifold Simmons: ‘Jehovah of the Tar Heels?” North Carolina Historical Review 44, no. 2 (April 1967).
  • Nash, June. 1973. “The Cost of Violence,” Journal of Black Studies. 4(2) 153-183.
  • Prather, H, Leon. “The Red Shirt Movement in North Carolina 1898-1900.” Journal of Negro History 62, no. 2 (April 1977).
  • Steelman, Bennett L. “Black, White and Gray: The Wilmington Race Riot in Fact and Legend,” North Carolina Literary Review 2 no. 1 (Spring 1994).
  • Kirshenbaum, A.M. (1998). "The Vampire That Hovers Over North Carolina": Gender, White Supremacy, and the Wilmington Race Riot of 1898. Southern Cultures 4(3), 6-30.
  • Rose, Mariel. 1998. “Pokomoke: A Study in Remembering and Forgetting,” Ethnohistory 45(3), 543-573.
  • McLaurin, Melton Alonza. “Commemorating Wilmington’s Racial Violence of 1898: From Individual to Collective Memory,” Southern Cultures 6, no. 4 (Winter 2000).
  • Rogoff, Leonard. “A Tale of Two Cities: Race, Riots, and Religion in New Bern and Wilmington, North Carolina, 1898,” Southern Jewish History 14 (2011).
  • Williams, Rachel Marie-Crane. “A War in Black and White” The Cartoons of Norman Ethre Jennett & the North Carolina Election of 1898,” Southern Cultures 19, no. 2 (Summer 2013).
  • Cara F. Ward & Lisa B. Buchanan (2021) "Memorializing whiteness in state standards and local history: A critical sociohistorical consciousness analysis of The Coup of 1898 and Southern racial violence," Whiteness and Education, DOI: 10.1080/23793406.2021.1961099