Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Popular Government Vol. 3 Issue 5, Feb 1936
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Mr. McGalliard recounts the history of property division between married North Carolina couples. He tracked the slow progression to more rights for the wife from the statue before 1848 that the husband controlled all of his wife's property to the Supreme Courts' efforts to overturn legislation limiting a married woman's rights.
Beginning in 1915, Buncombe County established a record keeping system for every person convicted by the superior court. The convict's record, photo, and fingerprint are recorded and filed. By 1936, the number of files contained within the system topped 15,000.
The second part of this article focuses less on Cherokee history and more on Cherokee tribal structure and interactions between Cherokee leaders and white statesmen for North Carolina.