A group of black women in Winston-Salem takes a stand to demand better wages and safer working conditions. The movement they start grows into a short-lived, but effective, labor union.
A late summer hurricane slams the Outer Banks, leaving a path of destruction like nothing North Carolina’s coast has ever seen before.
When the United States needed a power source for nuclear weapons research, it turned to the mountains of North Carolina. The only thing that stood in the government’s way: the people living there.
When polio strikes children in the Piedmont, doctors, nurses, and volunteers rise to the occasion to build an emergency quarantine hospital.
Mountain communities bear the brunt of the decade’s most deadly Atlantic storm — forever changing our western landscape.
Carthage: where barbecue meets takeoffs, landings, and stories of skyborne bravery.
A writer revisits the personal challenges, successes, and doubts in discovering and documenting North Carolina’s role in the Civil War.
After four years and thousands of lives lost, the war ends. (Volume 5, Part Four)
Confederate brigades battle Sherman’s troops in Bentonville. (Volume 5, Part Three)