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- 1920 Professor Howard W. Odum arrived in Chapel Hill. While at the University, he was instrumental in the establishment of the Department of Sociology, School of Public Welfare, Department of City and Regional Planning, and Institute for Research in Social Science.
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31 May 1862: “That fifteen lashes be inflicted upon any colored man or woman, who, for the sake of convenience, and unaccompanied by any white person, may walk on forbidden ground…”
Item description: At the 31 May 1862 meeting of the Philanthropic Society, a committee recommended passage of the following law: “That fifteen lashes be inflicted upon any colored man or woman, who, for the sake of convenience, and unaccompanied by … Continue reading