Alice Irby’s academic journey symbolizes an era of liberation for thousands of like-minded women at Woman’s College in Greensboro.
See our gallery of historical photos from Women’s College of the University of North Carolina.
One man builds a warship that seems unsinkable, and his sworn enemy vows to destroy it. (Volume 3, Part 12)
A professor, determined to unearth a 16th-century culture buried in Morganton’s foothills, discovers the first Spanish fort in the interior United States.
The outcome of the war relies on the strength of the state’s railroads. (Volume 3, Part 11)
Contribute a personal essay to honor a veteran in this reader story collection.
Amid an increasingly hostile society, one estate near Wilmington remains an unlikely refuge. (Volume 3, Part 10)
A husband and wife, separated by war, exchange letters to bridge the distance. (Volume 3, Part 9)
Lake Norman’s original purpose was to provide fresh water and flood control for the region. Fifty years later, the lake has transformed into a statewide destination, and the story of what lies beneath its waters continues to fascinate.