Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for The State Vol. 16 Issue 2, June 1948
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The author outlines both Native American and contemporary lore about snakes, including religious and medicinal qualities. Cherokee religion believed rattlesnakes to be men in a different form. Dr. John Brickell's writing included snake folklore in Natural History of North Carolina. There is also a discussion about North Carolina snake lore, with folktales and medicinal/therapeutic qualities of native snake species.
Carolina Yacht Club was the second oldest boating organization along the East Coast and founded in 1853. The article further discusses the development of the club including founding members, the club's perseverance through the Civil War, Spanish American War, and the two World Wars. Sailing, as well as social events and other recreational activities are mentioned.
An Elizabeth City newspaper called The Independent was a respected both within North Carolina and nationally. The article focuses on the newspaper and it's editor, W.O. Saunders, impact on the community. His antics gained him a certain amount of infamy as well as his hard work on The Independent.