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Archive for June 3rd, 2009

This month’s Documenting the American South highlight focuses on the Loray Mill strike of 1929. Read more about it at: Life and Work in Southern Mills.

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The eNCyclopedia was developed by the State Library of North Carolina over a decade ago to assist students with frequently asked questions about North Carolina for school assignments. It may be viewed online at: http://statelibrary.ncdcr.gov/nc/cover.htm It has since expanded to include other topics about which the State Library frequently receives questions. The State Library is […]

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Following on the previous discussion of presidents visiting UNC, we’ll share two political buttons from William Howard Taft’s visit to Wilmington in 1909. The buttons come from the Lew Powell Memorabilia Collection. According to Mr. Powell, Taft enjoyed a “cruise to Fort Caswell, a military parade featuring an arch across North Front Street inscribed “Welcome […]

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