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Segments of the cd published by UNC Press: Excavating Occaneechi Town - Archaeology of an Eighteenth-Century Indian Village in North Carolina. Online access to: An Archaeology Primer, and Electronic Dig Tutorial, as well as related links and…

The Duke Homestead is a beautiful 19th century estate in Durham, North Carolina. It is home to extensive archives and exhibits about early tobacco farming in America, its popularization and manufacture. In addition, it chronicles the story of the…

The name Chapel Hill Historical Society suggests a focus upon the town of Chapel Hill, but the organization actually is equally concerned with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, for the two are inseparable.

On Tuesday, 24 January 1961, at about 12:30 a.m., two hydrogen bombs fell to earth near the tiny farming village of Faro, NC. Obviously, neither bomb yielded its awful potential, or the world would today be mourning an infamous catastrophe. An…

An early Internet project from 1995, this site uses Southen Culture as a way to explore web technologies. These projects, which focus on the American South, were proposed, planned and produced by students enrolled in a class offered through the…

Sound clips from this pirate radio station that operated in South Vietnam ca. 1971

An historical webpage for the 173d Airborne Brigade that fought during the Vietnam War and then was reactivated in 2000 in Vicenza, Italy.

Interviews, comments and works by African American poet, Yusef Komunyakaa. (from the Internet Poetry Archive)

On February 1, 1960, a group of black college students from North Carolina A&T University refused to leave a Woolworth's lunch counter in Greensboro, North Carolina where they had been denied service. This sparked a wave of other sit-ins in…

Interviews, comments and works by African American poet, Margaret Walker. (from the Internet Poetry Archive)