The slave trade in North Carolina thrives, despite the impending demise of the Confederacy. (Volume 4, Part 10)
A top-secret scheme during World War II made a room at Biltmore a hidden vault for our nation’s most valuable works of art.
Nuns from the North travel south to nurse the sick and comfort the dying. (Volume 4, Part 9)
Archie Davis, who helped found the Research Triangle Park, recognized in North Carolinians a desire to learn, to look ahead, to lead. Today, his vision continues to guide our world-famous research park.
An innovative recycled yarn brings hope to a recovering industry.
Fifty years ago, the landmark surgeon general’s report on smoking and health shook the tobacco industry in North Carolina. Today, farmers and their fields are turning over new leaves.
How 2 men, 12 seconds, and 1 monument changed North Carolina forever.
Faced with the cruel realities of war, survivors must change their approaches to mourning. (Volume 4, Part 8)
Before it was a financial center, a boomtown, a skyscraper city, Charlotte was a quiet collection of churches and cotton mills. All of that changed during World War I, when the city played host to a military training camp.