In what four areas of North Carolina is the population at least 10 percent foreign-born?
What county is 63 percent black?
What county is the most Hispanic?
Eyeball the answers on these new census-derived maps from the New York Times. (Type “North Carolina” in the search box.)
On this day in 1930: Fay Gardner, wife of Gov. O. Max Gardner writes in her diary about the worsening Depression: “A run made today on Commercial Bank here in Raleigh, also on the 1st National at Gastonia. Everybody losing confidence and becoming panic-stricken.”
The next day’s entry notes that “eleven banks closed their doors today.”
Before the year is out, 93 banks across the state will have gone under.