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for Tar Heel Junior Historian Vol. 19 Issue 3, Spring 1980
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The Office of Folklife Programs, part of the Department of Cultural Resources, organized the program called \"Folk Arts in North Carolina Schools.\" Its curriculum focused on introducing the state's folk artists to public school students. Supported by the National Endowment for the Arts the programs objectives were to: develop a sense of regional identity and history, promote a cultural point of view, and encourage an appreciation of traditional arts.
The State Capitol building, because of its age, has undergone many phases of construction. Explanations for some of the unique architectural features have become veiled in myth and superstition. Crawl spaces, extra rooms, and tunnels, which exist for functional purposes, have stirred the imagination and become legendary hideouts for Confederate spies.