This web site is part of a project sponsored by the American Historical Association and supported by a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. The Endowment's support is gratefully acknowledged. The editor of the Henderson Daily Dispatch generously provided the web site developer with access to the newspaper's photograph files and permission to use the photographs for this site. Ms. Marsha Nelson kindly provided the developer with a personal copy of a photograph of Leggett's department store in Henderson, NC, and the North Carolina Collection at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill granted permission to use a photograph of the Henderson train depot. The Southern Historical Collection of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill granted permission to use an excerpt from an interview with Rep. Eva Clayton. Special thanks to Thomasina Jefferson for the Preston Mosley interview and to Ronel Cook and Donna Dodson for consenting to be interviewed.
The following photographs are used with the permission of the Henderson Daily Dispatch:
The following photograph is used with the permission of Ms. Marsha Nelson:
"Leggetts Department Store"
The following photograph is used with the permission of the North Carolina Collection of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library:
"Henderson Train Depot"
The following photographs were taken by the web site developer:
The following photograph was copied from Congresswoman Eva Clayton's Web site and is thus a public domain photograph:
"Rep. Eva Clayton"
The map of North Carolina was produced by the state government of North Carolina and copied from a web site maintained by the state of North Carolina. It is a map in the public domain. The map of the United States was produced by the United States government and copied from a web site maintained by the U.S. government. It is a map in the public domain.