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Archive for December, 2008

Royal Flush

The image above comes from the same publication I mentioned in my previous post on jail construction. While I’ll let the image and name of the device speak for itself, I do wonder if these were also installed in the Greensboro jail. Somehow, I doubt it.

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1921 Crop Map

There is an interesting map on the North Carolina Maps site showing the agricultural output of North and South Carolina in 1921. Listing livestock and crop production by county, the map demonstrates the richness and variety of farm activities in the state. The map shows heavy yields of tobacco, sweet potatoes, and peanuts in the […]

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I don’t mean to dwell on postcards, but you really do find some amazing things on both sides of them. Most of our blog entries have focused on the image side, but some have examined the messages found on the cards. As I was editing a recent batch, I noticed the following message on a […]

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Jail Construction

I have to admit that I’ve never really thought about how a jail or prison was constructed…other than my January 2007 “This Month in North Carolina History” on the construction of the North Carolina State Penitentiary. Still, I didn’t give a lot of thought to how the individual cells were constructed. Well, I still can’t […]

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New Towns On NC Postcard Site

The North Carolina Postcard site now has a postcard from Misenheimer and Pine Level, two NC towns that were not on the site before. Check them out!

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Have you ever heard of “Jonkonnu”? No? Well, you can check out Harry McKown’s most recent edition of “This Month in North Carolina History” for the details.

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