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Archive for December 15th, 2009

The North Carolina State Archives recently announced the release of the North Carolina Newspaper Digitization Project. This is a completion of a two year project, funded by an LSTA grant provided by the State Library of North Carolina. It includes 23,483 digital images of papers dating from 1752 to the 1890s, including the collection of […]

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“[1930s pop star Rudy Vallee]┬áleaped from the stage of the Twin City Club in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, after he spied someone hitting on his girlfriend, administered a beating, and then climbed atop the bar to accept the crowd’s plaudits. Host R.J. Reynolds Jr., the tobacco scion, kept it out of the papers.” – From “You […]

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