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Robert Mayne Albright, a native North Carolinian, describes his legal career as a private practitioner from 1948 to 1982. He explains that many of his clients were architects and trade or professional associations. He also describes his four years of service in the U.S. Army as an administrative officer, his involvement in North Carolina politics, his work in the state employment service agency, and what race relations were like during the civil rights era. He reflects on helping found the ACLU in North Carolina with the encouragement of Dr. Frank Porter Graham. Woven throughout the interview is Mr. Albright’s interest in and dedication to North Carolina history.

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