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Archive for October 3rd, 2009

Answer: About 28,000 people. The question: How large was the largest crowd ever to see a football game in North Carolina prior to 1948? Or: How many people are in this photograph? On 24 November 1927 Kenan Memorial Stadium, built specifically to handle the large crowds that amassed whenever the University of North Carolina Tar […]

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“Perhaps none but a gifted novelist can tell what death from the 1918 flu looked like, how the stricken person appeared in those last hours of life when the horrors of the illness are fully unfurled. One of the few who attempted this was Thomas Wolfe. [While] a student at the University of North Carolina he got a […]

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