History

The Women Pilots of WWII

At Camp Davis in Onslow County, members of the Women Airforce Service Pilots played an integral role during World War II, and proved that women belong in the cockpit.

History

Saving a Seat to Inspire Change

For Phil Freelon, the architect who transformed a lunch counter into a civil rights museum, inspiration comes from the powerful stories behind ordinary objects.

History

Six Degrees of Andy Griffith

Our state’s Everyman brought the charms of small-town North Carolina to Hollywood and, eventually, the whole world.

History

A Collection of Cookbooks Finds its Home at UNCG

A library’s worth of cookbooks from across North Carolina has found a new home at UNC Greensboro. Taste test the past at Vintage Viands, an event at the university’s Walter Clinton Jackson Library on September 22, 2017.

History

Coming Home to the Land of the Lumbee

Long before the Lumbee were recognized as a tribe, their heritage ran deep in Robeson County. Now one of their own has returned to her roots to help share their story.

History

A Special Resource for Teachers of North Carolina History

Governor Jim Hunt wrote a special message to North Carolina history teachers encouraging them to use Our State’s “50 Moments that Made NC” piece as a teaching tool in their classrooms, complete with a free PDF download.

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