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21322
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An examination of the mid-19th century tradition of participatory democracy via public gathering known as the public meeting. Recurrent, spontaneous, and for political, economic, or humanitarian reasons, the public meeting provided a forum for the declaration and influence of public opinion. A particular focus on meetings in Edgecombe County, a politically active county with a predilection toward involvement in public affairs, a progressive agricultural center, and a steady access to newspapers, serves as a good case study.
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13482
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In 1968, the small farmhouse once owned by Silas and Rebecca Everett in Edgecombe County was moved from Conetoe to Tarboro. It is part of a complex of historic buildings highlighting life in the antebellum period. Fleming describes the small, three-room home and how the residents lived there.
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Tar Heel Junior Historian (NoCar F 251 T3x), Vol. 50 Issue 1, Fall 2010, p24-27, il
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35643
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Earl Roberson was the man with the Edgecombe experience. His experience had encouraged many to peg him a Renaissance man. This Renaissance man earned his title through a full life experience, one lived in Edgecombe and far beyond. It could be measured in his learning how to ski while in the army and restoring a local historical house, in a Master’s from Butler University, Indiana and an administrative position at Edgecombe Technical Institute.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 6 Issue 2, Mar/Apr 1978, p18-21, 45