Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for North Carolina Historical Review Vol. 46 Issue 2, April 1969
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This article looks at the history of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County on the occasion of its 200th anniversary. Attention is given to its more notable citizens, including President James K. Polk, as well as a kind of utopian sentiment about the area's first century. Details on local industry, politics, and development are also included.
This article looks at the five years of educational change that preceded Gov. Charles B. Aycock's election in 1900, specifically at the forces that helped make his reforms possible and which largely set the tone and nature of the educational changes he sought.
This article looks at the progressive Democratic Convention of 1914 with a particular focus on the party's resurgence of liberalism, progressive ideals, and strengthening nationwide and in North Carolina.
This article looks at historical acts indicative of a spirit of independence in Mecklenberg County and its county seat, Charlotte, that predate American independence and the Revolutionary War.
This article examines the early 18th century maps made by cartographer and mariner Captain James Wimble, as well as period cartography of the Carolina coast. References to other cartographic efforts, both previous and contemporary to Wimble, of this geography is included, as well as specific study of Wimble's maps. A fold-out print of Wimble's 1733 and 1738 maps of the Carolina coastline measuring roughly 12.5\" x 22\" is also included.