Archive for July 7th, 2011

In her book Thomas Day: Master Craftsman and Free Man of Color, North Carolina Museum of History curator Patricia Marshall calls Thomas Day “one of the fathers of the North Carolina furniture industry.” Day, a free African American in the nineteenth century, owned one of the largest pre-Civil War cabinet shops in North Carolina. Many […]

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The New Yorker’s supercilious first mention of North Carolina in 1925 proved to be typical of those for decades to come: “The depressing motto of the Charlotte Theatre, Charlotte, North Carolina, is ‘Attend the Movies Regularly. In No Other Way Can You Get So Close to Life for So Little.’ ” — Aug. 30, 1947 […]

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