Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for North Carolina Historical Review Vol. 66 Issue 4, Oct 1989
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A look at the role that the British garrison in Wilmington played in the loyalist uprisings during the spring and summer of 1781. Information on the impact of British Major James Henry Craig's use of Wilmington, North Carolina, as a base of operations and protection of Tory supporters, and his organized of military units against the Patriot militia resulting in civil war within the state is provided.
Part two of a two-part article looking at the founding and fledgling years of the Law School at Duke University, the establishment of which was a result of the transition from Trinity College afforded by the establishment of the Duke Endowment in December of 1924. Particular attention is given to University President William Preston Few's search for a satisfactory dean and faculty for the law school, a process that took over five years to complete.
An examination of the ways in which black folklore and song give evidence of the trials and triumphs had during post-Civil War segregation. Prevalent themes in Black folklore often include a trickster defeating a stronger foe, or a hero of superhuman power, while songs often speak of sorrow or anger over oppression.