Archive for January 16th, 2009

Jesse Can’t Shag

This fall the Collection received two cartons of miscellaneous printed materials–tourist brochures, political flyers, and the like. In among the brochures was a 45 rpm record entitled “Jesse Can’t Shag.” It was made for the 1984 Helms-Hunt U.S. Senate race. Given the passions that Senator Helms evoked, it’s a surprisingly gentle song. The gist of […]

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If you have an account on Facebook, you can now become a “fan” of the North Carolina Collection. Simply search for “North Carolina Collection” and you’ll find our fan page. We’ve got 12 fans so far, but I’m sure there are more of you out there that would like to join this impressive crowd. I’m […]

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