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Archive for June 17th, 2010

With the Gulf of Mexico oil spill still very much on our minds, we thought it timely to share with you a few items from our collections about oil drilling in the Tar Heel State. Here are a few facts garnered from the various items. From 1925 to 1976, oil explorers drilled 120 wells in […]

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– Lakers vs. Celtics, old school. Old, old school. Check out this game programĀ  coverboy. — Sea Level’s loss is Staten Island’s gain. — The House that 4-H Peanuts Built has been relocated to a former camp for German POWs.

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“[Rev. J. William Jones, a Virginia Baptist] was the most influential and well-known clergyman in the cult of the Lost Cause. “When the Charlotte, North Carolina, school board adopted a book by a Northern author, Jones gave speeches and organized protests by veterans’ groups. He called the book ‘utterly untruthful,’ written with ‘all of the […]

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