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This article examines the development of regional furniture styles in the Catawaba Valley of the North Carolina Piedmont through an anonymous group of furniture called the 'fluted pilaster group.' The Catawaba Valley style of furniture is heavily influenced by Delaware Valley settlers who moved to Catawaba Valley during the last half of the 18th century.
Fountain evaluates the footprint and impact of slavery within communities by focusing on slaveholding families. The author analyses demographic and economic components of slave-owning households, rather than individual slaveholders, in Alamance, Orange, and Wake.