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Archive for November 19th, 2010

Tomorrow will mark the 100th meeting between the Tar Heels and Wolfpack football teams. UNC won the first game, which was played on October 12, 1894, by a score of 44-0 (see image from the Tar Heel above). The Heels went on to win or tie the following 12 games, finally losing to the Pack […]

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“Leonidas L.  Polk, president of the Southern Alliance and a former Confederate colonel, best expressed the white Alliance leadership’s perspective regarding…  the proposed cotton pickers’ strike. Not for one moment, he declared through his paper the Progressive Farmer, did he ‘hesitate to advise our farmers to leave their cotton in the field rather than pay […]

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