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Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

Blue Water, Black Beach: The North Carolina Teachers Association and Hammocks Beach in the Age of Jim Crow

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During the age of Jim Crow, African Americans were denied access to shared public places, including leisure spaces. This article examines the establishment of Hammocks Beach as a blacks-only beach, while simultaneously highlighting the larger African American struggle for social freedom in North Carolina and challenging the progressive image of the state regarding integration.
North Carolina Historical Review (NoCar F251 .N892), Vol. 92 Issue 2, April 2015, p145-164, il, por, f