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Archive for February, 2013

Old Time Pancakes from Just Like Grandma Used to Make. Southern Pancakes from A Taste of the Old and the New. Blackberry Pancakes from Cooking with Berries. Breakfast in Bed Biltmore Blintzes Corn & Sweet Pepper Pancakes North Carolina Bed & Breakfast Cookbook. Bread Crumb Griddle Cakes Favorite Recipes of the Lower Cape Fear. Buckwheat […]

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“With the convening of the legislature, agitation for tax reform increases…. Prominent industrialists have stated that the state is beginning to suffer acutely as a result of the burden of tax upon industry. In fact, many industrial enterprises have gone to Alabama, Georgia, Florida and other states recently to escape the burden of taxation in […]

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Henry Louis Gates: [Django Unchained] is an opposite extreme of The Birth of a Nation. Did that play a conscious role in your mind? Reversing the depiction of slavery that The Birth of a Nation registered? Quentin Tarantino: Yeah, you have to understand, I’m obsessed with The Birth of a Nation and its making. HLG: […]

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It’s not “First they came for the raw milk….” Or “First they came for the smokers….” Or “First they came for the machine guns….” It’s not even “First they came for the millionaires….” No, the award for farthest-fetched adulteration of Martin Niemoller’s familiar Holocaust lament goes to….. -

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“In late 1959, Thomas J. White, a former state representative of North Carolina and a powerful figure in the state’s political circles, was appointed chairman of the commission to build the new North Carolina State Legislative Building. The commission had already heard from a number of North Carolina architects who had expressed a strong interest […]

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“Several years ago… I began to be oppressed by a feeling that New York City had gone past me and that I didn’t belong here anymore. I sometimes went on from that to a feeling that I never had belonged here, and that could be especially painful. At first, these feelings were vague and sporadic, […]

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Recipes as easy as 1, 2, 3.

One, Two, Three Soup from Pass the Plate: The Collection from Christ Church. 1, 2, 3 Salad from Hyde County Cook Book. 1-2-3 Fudge Sauce from What’s Cook’n at Biltmore. 1-2-3 Biscuits from Just Like Grandma Used to Make. 1-2-3-4 Cake from The Charlotte Cookbook.

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It’s not often that a story about numismatics makes the front page of the News and Observer, but it happened recently in the article “Humble Nickel from 1913 Likely to Fetch Millions.” What’s numismatics, you ask? You aren’t the only one! It’s the collecting and study of coins and other types of money. What’s so […]

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I found this interesting article in the June 4, 1926 issue of The Pilot, then published in Vass, N.C. When I saw the headline about the state song, I assumed it would be about William Gaston’s well-known “The Old North State,” which we wrote about a few years ago in This Month in North Carolina […]

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Several new titles just added to “New in the North Carolina Collection.” To see the full list simply click on the link in the entry or click on the “New in the North Carolina Collection” tab at the top of the page. As always, full citations for all the new titles can be found in […]

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