Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for Tar Heel Junior Historian Vol. 55 Issue 1, Fall 2015
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In the early twentieth century, life in North Carolina revolved around agriculture. Schools provided extracurricular activities for students who would spend their lives farming the land by creating corn clubs, tomato clubs, Future Farmers of America, and 4-H.
In 1939, schoolteacher Stella Sharpe wrote the children’s book, Tobe, about African American rural life in North Carolina. Even though the pictures in the book are staged, the story line and depiction of African American life centers on the truth.
School lunches are an important part of primary and secondary education in North Carolina and throughout the country. This article describes the history of school lunches in the United States at large and North Carolina specifically.