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Description: North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company building. N.C. Mutual is the first black-owned insurance company in the United States, organized in 1898 by John Merrick and Dr. A. M. Moore. This building, on Parrish Street (also known as "Black Wall Street"), was completed in 1921. N.C. Mutual became the nation's largest black-owned insurance company. A new building was completed in 1966.

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Printed text: Home Office Building North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company Durham, North Carolina Organized October 20, 1898, by John Merrick in association with Dr. A. M. Moore. The company began business April 1, 1899 and has since enjoyed a continuous growth as a mutual organization. No home complete without North Carolina Mutual policies.

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