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Archive for February 9th, 2012

The North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources announced today that 24,000 articles from William S. Powell’s Dictionary of North Carolina Biography and Encyclopedia of North Carolina will be added to NCPedia, the free, online encyclopedia of North Carolina history, biography, and culture maintained by the State Library of North Carolina. This is big news for […]

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One of the most famous maps of early North Carolina is the one created in 1733 by Edward Moseley, the Surveyor General of the province (Note: It’s NOT the one above. Keep reading to learn more). Moseley’s A New and Correct Map of the Province of North Carolina is generally cited as the first map […]

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“The House Ways and Means Committee was skeptical of [FDR’s] revenue proposals. “ItsĀ  legendary chairman, Robert Lee ‘Muley’ Doughton [of] North Carolina had been a central figure in passage of the Social Security Act and other New Deal tax legislation. But Doughton foremost was a Southerner. He had been born during the Civil War, and […]

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