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for North Carolina Historical Review Vol. 33 Issue 4, Oct 1956
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One important phase of the history of American music is the story of the Moravians. In 1753, the principally German groups spread to North Carolina to establish a settlement known as Wachovia. The musical life in Wachovia revolved around Salem. Here they composed elaborate concerted anthems accompanied with string quartets or large ensembles, considered some of the finest choral masterworks of the 18th century.
Josephus Daniels had a long and busy life combining several successful careers. Mostly known as the owner-editor of the Raleigh NEWS and OBSERVER, Daniels was also an influential spokesman for the Democratic National Committee. Less well known is that Daniels was twice urged to run for high office, first governor then US senator; however, he did not yield in either case as he did not want the NEWS and OBSERVER to be a herald for his own agenda.
Craig tells the story of life in old Wentworth, North Carolina during the late 19th century from the helpful hands and small gardens, to education and hog killings.
Bonner presents the last of Sarah Francis Hicks' letters to her northern family. Hicks was the wife of Benjamin Franklin Williams, a North Carolina plantation owner.