Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for North Carolina Historical Review Vol. 90 Issue 1, Jan 2013
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In the early 20th-century, Native Americans still located in the southeast were embedded in the racial tensions of the regions. However, groups such as the Lumbee of North Carolina were able to manipulate, subvert, and adapt to the shifting tides of racial supremacy and provide for themselves access to education.
In response to the smallpox epidemic in other parts of the United States, North Carolina took action to safeguard its inhabitants by instituting an approach to public health similar to towns like Boston. Watson discusses the development of public health in the state in response to smallpox and the evolution of preventative measures.
Although under-realized from a historic standpoint, Smith calls attention to slavery in North Carolina's Piedmont, and suggests new areas of research and analysis.
The C.S.S. Neuse was one of two ironclads constructed in eastern North Carolina sounds. Ironclads were an important component of the Confederate Navy's strategy to defeat the Union during the Civil War. The author describes the history of the vessel from commission in 1862 to its excavation in 1961.