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https://www.ncdcr.gov/news/press-releases/2019/07/31/nc-highway-historical-marker-honors-groundbreaking-tennis-club

2010 memoir that the club was, “a two-story white frame house with dining and party facilities downstairs and rooms for black... and rooms for black tourists upstairs.” He wrote that behind the house the well-kept lawn sloped down to three red-clay tennis

https://www.ncdcr.gov/blog/2016/05/09/gunpowder-raid-by-black-boys-of-cabarrus

explosion of the powder coated them with additional soot, blackening their faces and earning them the moniker of the “ Black... “ Black Boys of Cabarrus .” At the time of the raid, royal Governor William Tryon and his troops attempted to suppress the...Gunpowder Raid by Black Boys of Cabarrus

https://www.ncdcr.gov/blog/2011/06/16/soldier-chaplain-dad-%E2%80%93-collection-details-life-of-service

Recently the Military Collection received the private collection of Elmer P. Gibson, a black chaplain in the United States Army throughout World War II and the Korean War.... graduate student in the Public History program at North Carolina State University and is interning with the North Carolina.... Hoffman is a graduate student in the Public History program at North Carolina State University and is interning with the North

https://www.ncdcr.gov/blog/2016/09/07/john-merrick-of-durham-founder-of-north-carolina-mutual

Carolinian. Other related resources: Celebrate Black History!  from the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources Images... North Carolinian. Other related resources: Celebrate Black History!  from the N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources

https://www.ncdcr.gov/blog/2014/02/10/discover-the-science-and-history-behind-civil-war-cannon-fire

How does black powder work? Why does the order of loading and firing a cannon matter?  What impact did artillery have on the...Feb 10, 2014 How does black powder work? Why does the order of loading and firing a cannon matter?  What impact did artillery...Discover the Science and History Behind Civil War Cannon Fire

https://www.ncdcr.gov/blog/2013/02/19/african-americans-and-world-war-ii-the-story-of-montford-point

All this month we’re bringing you stories from North Carolina’s black history. Check back here each week day for a new tidbit...Feb 19, 2013 All this month we’re bringing you stories from North Carolina’s black history. Check back here each week day for a

https://www.ncdcr.gov/blog/2013/10/26/james-h-young-african-american-leader-in-1890s

and running private businesses, and he died in 1921. Other related resources: Resources related to  black history  from the State... collector and running private businesses, and he died in 1921. Other related resources: Resources related to  black history

https://www.ncdcr.gov/blog/2015/04/29/pitt-county-native-dies-at-andersonville-prison

one of three black Union soldiers from North Carolina to die in the prison. A farmer by trade, Turnage enlisted with the 35th USCT... native was one of three black Union soldiers from North Carolina to die in the prison. A farmer by trade, Turnage enlisted with

https://www.ncdcr.gov/blog/2016/02/13/students-storm-dukes-administration-building-1969

building. The takeover of the Allen Building was sparked by the slowness of racial reform at the university. Black undergraduates were... administrative building. The takeover of the Allen Building was sparked by the slowness of racial reform at the university. Black

https://www.ncdcr.gov/blog/2014/10/18/african-american-baptists-in-north-carolina-organized-1867

association, the General Baptist Convention, as the black counterpart to the Baptist State Convention. The withdrawal stemmed from strong... own association, the General Baptist Convention, as the black counterpart to the Baptist State Convention. The withdrawal stemmed