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North Carolina History
Elementary Education Collection

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Biographies

Ella Baker, Civil Rights Activist
Charlotte Hawkins Brown, African American Educational Leader
Anna Julia Cooper, African American Education Leader
Harriet Ann Jacobs, African American Writer
John Chavis, Pioneering African American Teacher & Preacher
Michael Jordan, North Carolina Sports Icon
Nina Simone, Vocal Artist and Songrwiter, Civil Rights Activist
Pauli Murray, Gender and Civil Rights Activist
Sarah Keys, African American Military Woman Who Stood Up for Her Rights
Thomas Day, North Carolina Craftsman and Freeman of Color
George Henry White, African American Reconstruction Political Leader

History of Daily Life

Living off the land: Life in Rural North Carolina

History of Farming & Agriculture

Farming and Agriculture: Working the Fields

History of Business & Industry

Black Wall Street, Durham, N.C.
 

History of Science, Technology & Inventions

X-Rays: Discovering a Super Power

History of Transportation

Transportation in North Carolina: A History of Getting Around

History of Education

Historically Black Colleges and Universities
Rosenwald Schools: Helping Communities Help Themselves

Culture and Heritage

North Carolina Quilts

Nature & The World Around Us

Longleaf Pine
The Great Dismal Swamp

Events That Made & Changed History

Royal Ice Cream Sit-in, Durham, N.C.

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