Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for The State Vol. 16 Issue 20, Oct 1948
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The article focuses on a fashion show held in Raleigh where repurposed feed bags into fashionable attire. Ladies with the most creativity were rewarded with cash prizes for their dress designs. Popularity of such contests inspired distributors to design burlap feedbags with prints and colors for just these events.
The author claims the first forward pass in American football occurred in North Carolina. The auspicious event happened during a North Carolina vs. Georgia game on October 26, 1895. It wouldn't be until 1905 that this was considered a legal play.