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Cudworth Cemetery near Wanchese on Roanoke Island marks the final resting place of nineteen homeless men who, during the Great Depression, were among hundreds employed on the Outer Banks's beach erosion control work from 1936 to 1941. Before World War II brought an end to the project, almost 200 miles of barrier dunes had been constructed. Senter recounts their story.
This article discusses the August 1937 visit of President Franklin D. Roosevelt to Roanoke Island, North Carolina. While there to view the work of the Works Progress Administration and the Civilian Conservation Corp, Roosevelt also stopped to see a production of 'The Lost Colony.'
An examination of the Outer Banks ecological history focusing on forests and the idea suggesting human intervention brought about its destruction. Evidence suggests that geological and climactic changes were the causes of the live dunes that threatened the forests rather than anthropogenic processes.