Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
Jonathan Elwood Cox and North Carolina's Gubernatorial Campaign of 1908
This article examines political turmoil in the Republican Party at the beginning of the 20th century and how Jonathan Elwood Cox emerged from the party's unrest. The author reflects on Cox's reluctance to accept the nomination for governor and how his role played into both state and national politics of the time. The main analysis focuses on how Cox lost the gubernatorial election and its implications for state Republicans.