Documenting the American South


Going to the Show

Alfred Moore Waddell

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Race white
DescriptionMayor of Wilmington from 1898 to 1905. Led a group of white men who burned down the offices of Wilmington's black newspaper, The Record, and overthrew the elected city government, installing a white supremacist administration in November 1898.
Associated Venues

Newspaper Clippings

  1. Theatorium This Week - lecturer
    Wilmington Star - 8/18/1907
    Tags: lecturer; religious films
  2. Theatorium - Ad - lecturer
    Wilmington Star - 8/20/1907
    Tags: admission price; hours of operation; lecturer; music; religious films