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Archive for October 1st, 2009

This Month in North Carolina History October in North Carolina is the season for the State Fair. Crowds from around the state are drawn to an exciting combination of agricultural exhibits and midway attractions. A visit to the pig house, followed by a ride on the “Ring of Fire,” topped with fried chicken and funnel […]

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67 years ago today, this is what the front page of the Charlotte Observer looked like. Given the great concern over the scrap metal shortage during World War II, the paper used its front page as a venue for appealing to citizens for help. From the same issue, we’ve also included a political cartoon featuring […]

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