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for Tar Heel Junior Historian Vol. 34 Issue 1, Fall 1994
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Between 1900 and 1960 the automobile significantly changed recreation in North Carolina by making travel cheaper and easier, recreation sites more accessible, and support businesses, such as gift shops and restaurants, more widespread.
Chapel Hill native Estelle Lawson Page never took formal golfing lessons, yet six years after learning the game she was one of America's top women golfers.
Such recreational activities as marbles, cards, dancing, swimming, and fishing enabled slaves in North Carolina to mitigate the difficulties and harshness of their lives in ways that were neither violent nor competitive.
In the early 1950s, Eckie Jordan and Eunie Futch were key players on Winston-Salem's Hanes Hosiery women's basketball team, which won 102 straight games and three national AAU championships.
Colonial North Carolina's scattered rural population played games that were individualized or for small groups; among these were marbles, dolls, whittling, leapfrog, cards, hide-and-seek, and hopscotch.
The North Carolina Sports Hall of Fame, which is housed in the North Carolina Museum of History, honors the state's most important sports figures.