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21334
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A look at the history of the North Carolina State Professional Baseball League, the first professional baseball league to operate exclusively in North Carolina. Known as The State League, it was comprised of teams in Charlotte, Durham, Greensboro, Raleigh, Wilmington, and New Bern. While it existed for only one summer, it generated an interest in professional sports that would lay the groundwork for later, more successful leagues.
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21558
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Following Reconstruction, North Carolina tried to solidify its position as part of the New South movement by holding an exposition in 1884. Held between 1 October and 1 November, the North Carolina exposition was mean to showcase the resources of North Carolina and recruit Northern capital. The exposition failed to fulfill its main goal in attracting Northern investors but it did succeed in educating and stimulating its own citizens.
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16280
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Although college basketball started in North Carolina in 1906, it had to compete with the big sport of football. This began to change in the 1940s with the arrival of two coaches who had never played basketball but who would leave their mark on the sport. They were John McLendon, coach of North Carolina College (now North Carolina Central University) and Everett Case, coach of North Carolina State University.
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Tar Heel Junior Historian (NoCar F 251 T3x), Vol. 51 Issue 1, Fall 2011, p12-14, il, por
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36470
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The author discusses what a preservationist does and how and what information they gather. They develop contexts of what structures should or could be saved. The National Register of Historic Places is a tool to help preserve buildings, sites and neighborhoods.
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Tar Heel Junior Historian (NoCar F 251 T3x), Vol. Vol. 31 Issue No. 2, , p39-41, il