Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for North Carolina Historical Review Vol. 82 Issue 3, July 2005
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After the US Department of Energy announced plans to build a nuclear waste depository in western North Carolina, residents quickly resisted the idea. Still mindful of accidents at Three Mile Island and Chernobyl, North Carolina residents cited potential economic loss, transportation danger and earthquake potential as reasons to not put a depository in the state. The Department of Energy backed off and instead created a nuclear waste site in Nevada.
This article discusses Reginald Hawkins, an African-American dentist and minister who ran for governor in North Carolina in 1968. During the 1950s and 1960s, Hawkins worked to desegregate Charlotte though he did not endear himself to the black and white communities with his militant leadership style.
This article discusses the economic, geographic, social, and political factors that influenced literacy, the availability of printed materials, and the creation of libraries in North Carolina during the 17th and 18th centuries.