Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for North Carolina Historical Review Vol. 78 Issue 3, July 2001
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A look at the civil rights case of 'Hocutt' v. 'Wilson,' filed in 1933 in North Carolina wherein Thomas R. Hocutt, an African American, was denied admission to the School of Pharmacy at the University of North Carolina and then filed a lawsuit in response. The case set a series of events into motion, despite Hocutt's loss, that helped lay the groundwork for later civil rights cases and illustrate some of the issues unique to the Jim Crow South.
This article looks at the factors that contributed to the demise of the naval stores industry in 19th century North Carolina. While economic and technological contributions played a significant role, attention is also given to the physiology and ecological dynamics of long leaf pine and southeastern Pine Barrens.
This article looks at the participation of Fentress County, Tennessee resident Alvin C. York in World War I with a particular emphasis the characterization of York in the Film \"Sargent York\" and its accuracy concerning both York himself, as well as Western North Carolina soldiers involved in the conflict.