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28102
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The history of West Street Colored Library in New Bern started in 1936 by six citizens including men and women, both black and white from respected civic, religious, and educational backgrounds. The library prospered and grew until 1973 when it was turned over to the Climbers Club, now called the Charlotte Rhone Cultural Center.
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28101
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Battlefield tour guides from the New Bern Historical Society are preparing a manual which presents the script that will be used by guides in developing their own oral presentations for the five stations along the battlefield tour trail. Included in the manual is detailed background data about the battle, a bibliography, and related resources for further information.
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28103
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Miss Charlotte Rhone was a founder and the third president of the Climbers Club of New Bern, a non-profit organization of African American women. Rhone was also the first black registered nurse in North Carolina and the first black social worker in Craven County.
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28165
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The brick smokehouse built in 1847 behind the Attmore-Oliver House in New Bern has contributed to the interpretation of the house and social life history. People had a smokehouse because it was used to prepare ham, a resource which represented the peak of gentrified high status. Brick was used to reduce the incident of fire and also reduce stealing.
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28164
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John McLellan, a member of the New Bern Planning and Zoning Board, shares his thoughts and predictions about New Bern in the next twenty-five years. He discusses future growth patterns, development, and issues which may temper growth.
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28163
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A stained glass window of Christ Church in New Bern serves as a memorial honoring Dr. Isaac Hughes and his family. The Hughes Family gave considerable attention and means to the improvement of New Bern throughout the nineteenth century.
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28162
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The Climbers Club of New Bern was organized in 1921 by nine prominent African American women. The club’s purpose was to unite New Bern citizens by sponsoring activities for women, and to encourage things that make citizens a better and broader group of people.
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