Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for The State Vol. 45 Issue 9, February 1978
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Dorothea Lynde Dix (1802-1887) worked to help the mentally ill and helped create the first mental asylums in America. She went to North Carolina in 1848 to change attitudes concerning mental illness and found mental institutions there.
Richard (Adria) Alston of Franklin County has devoted her life to studying and preserving the old art of making fine bobbin lace by hand. This article presents the history of bobbin lace making and the various techniques Alston uses in making her own.
This article presents the history of cigarettes, tobacco, and smoking in North Carolina, as well as presenting a number of historic advertisements for cigarettes.