Mildred Council papers, 1996.
- Council, Mildred
- Archival and manuscript material
Where to find it
Handwritten and typed drafts for "Mama Dip's Kitchen." The drafts contain extensive descriptions of farm life in North Carolina during the Depression of the 1930s; notes on Mildred Council's family in Chatham County, N.C., Chapel Hill, N.C., and elsewhere; and information relating to ingredients and preparation of various southern-style recipes.
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- Biographical Sketch of Creators
- African American businesswomen and cook Mildred Council ("Dip") was born on a farm in rural Chatham County, N.C, in 1929. In 1957, Council became the manager of Bill's Barbecue, a restaurant owned by her father-in-law in Chapel Hill, N.C. She opened Mama Dip's Country Kitchen in Chapel Hill in 1976. In 1999, she published "Mama Dip's Kitchen," which contains both recipes and reminiscences.
- In the Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (#5003-z).
- About 200 items.
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