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Down the Wild Cape Fear: A River Journey through the Heart of North Carolina

Philip Gerard

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469602073
eISBN:
9781469608136
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9781469608129_Gerard
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This book invites readers onto the fabled waters of the Cape Fear River and guides them on the 200-mile voyage from the confluence of the Deep and Haw Rivers at Mermaid Point all the way to the Cape ... More


A Chance for Change: Head Start and Mississippi's Black Freedom Struggle

Crystal R. Sanders

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627809
eISBN:
9781469627823
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627809.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

Black Mississippians’ fight for freedom did not end with passage of the 1964 Civil Rights Act and the 1965 Voting Rights Act. This book considers how the statewide Child Development Group of ... More


Producing

Ronny Regev

in Working in Hollywood: How the Studio System Turned Creativity into Labor

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781469636504
eISBN:
9781469636771
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469636504.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The first chapter concentrates on a small group of men employed as studio head-producers. It argues that they were the Henry Fords of the industry, responsible for turning Hollywood into an effective ... More


Tribal Televisions: Viewing Native People in Sitcoms

Dustin Tahmahkera

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781469618685
eISBN:
9781469618708
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469618685.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

Beginning with the iconic Indian Head test pattern, which followed television station sign-offs and preceded sign-ons from the mid-1940s through the 1970s, representations of Native Peoples have been ... More


Evaluating the War on Poverty: The Conservatism Of Liberalism

Frank Stricker

in Why America Lost the War on Poverty—and How to Win it

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807831113
eISBN:
9781469603575
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807882290_stricker.7
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

This chapter evaluates the programs that were commonly associated with President Lyndon Johnson's War on Poverty, especially those that were implemented by R. Sargent Shriver's Office of Economic ... More


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Philip Gerard

in Down the Wild Cape Fear: A River Journey through the Heart of North Carolina

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469602073
eISBN:
9781469608136
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469602073.003.0016
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter shows that the route to the actual Cape Fear on Bald Head Island is circuitous and expensive. The cape, of course, is a shifty piece of real estate. In this part of the world, sand ... More


Introduction

Rose Stremlau

in Sustaining the Cherokee Family: Kinship and the Allotment of an Indigenous Nation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834992
eISBN:
9781469602745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869109_stremlau.4
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This book begins with the story of Nannie Wolfe and how she lost the farm in Chewey, Adair County, Oklahoma, that had been her home for thirty-four years. She was then sixty-eight years old. Nannie ... More


The Furnace at Sing Sing, 1828–1839

Jennifer Graber

in The Furnace of Affliction: Prisons and Religion in Antebellum America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834572
eISBN:
9781469603339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877838_graber.8
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter describes how Sing Sing Prison's agent assaulted the resident chaplain and threw him out of the prison. The institution had no minister until a year later when a new head administrator ... More


The Furnace Transformed, 1840–1847

Jennifer Graber

in The Furnace of Affliction: Prisons and Religion in Antebellum America

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834572
eISBN:
9781469603339
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877838_graber.9
Subject:
Religion, Religious Studies

This chapter describes how Sing Sing's resident chaplain went to the head prison inspector to plead the case of a suicidal inmate. The inspector, a New York judge named John Edmonds, usually ... More


Hardee versus Newton

Earl J. Hess

in The Battle of Peach Tree Creek: Hood's First Effort to Save Atlanta

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781469634197
eISBN:
9781469634210
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469634197.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

William J. Hardee's Corps attacked along the Buck Head and Atlanta Road at about 3 p.m., July 20, with about 15,000 troops. The only force standing in the war was John Newton's division of the Fourth ... More


Epilogue

Andrew W. Kahrl

in Land Was Ours: How Black Beaches Became White Wealth in the Coastal South

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628721
eISBN:
9781469628745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628721.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

The promise of land development and the threat of land loss divided black coastal families and communities. Land speculators and developers, sometimes in coordination with estranged family members, ... More


Introduction: Taking Rights

Crystal R. Sanders

in A Chance for Change: Head Start and Mississippi's Black Freedom Struggle

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627809
eISBN:
9781469627823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627809.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The introduction demonstrates that after the 1964 Democratic National Convention where the Credentials Committee chose not to seat the Mississippi Freedom Democratic Party’s interracial delegation, ... More


Reading Is Power

Crystal R. Sanders

in A Chance for Change: Head Start and Mississippi's Black Freedom Struggle

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627809
eISBN:
9781469627823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627809.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter provides an overview of black Mississippians’ long quest for education. Beginning in the antebellum period, African Americans linked education to freedom. After the Civil War, ... More


A Revolution in Expectations

Crystal R. Sanders

in A Chance for Change: Head Start and Mississippi's Black Freedom Struggle

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627809
eISBN:
9781469627823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627809.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

Chapter Two explores how the Child Development Group of Mississippi (CDGM) Head Start program became an integral part of Mississippi’s civil rights movement from 1965 to 1968. The early childhood ... More


I’d Do It for Nothing the Way I Feel

Crystal R. Sanders

in A Chance for Change: Head Start and Mississippi's Black Freedom Struggle

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627809
eISBN:
9781469627823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627809.003.0004
Subject:
History, African-American History

Black women made up the overwhelming majority of the Child Development Group of Mississippi’s (CDGM) personnel and Chapter Three chronicles their employment experiences. Marian Wright Edelman sat on ... More


Senator Stennis Is Watching

Crystal R. Sanders

in A Chance for Change: Head Start and Mississippi's Black Freedom Struggle

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627809
eISBN:
9781469627823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627809.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter looks at segregationists’ opposition to the Child Development Group of Mississippi (CDGM). Segregationists opposed the civil rights-affiliated Head Start program because of the greater ... More


Say It Isn’t So, Sarge

Crystal R. Sanders

in A Chance for Change: Head Start and Mississippi's Black Freedom Struggle

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627809
eISBN:
9781469627823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627809.003.0006
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter recounts how segregationists’ political pressure led Office of Economic Opportunity (OEO) Director Sargent Shriver to back away from the Child Development Group of Mississippi (CDGM) and ... More


Epilogue: A Constant Struggle

Crystal R. Sanders

in A Chance for Change: Head Start and Mississippi's Black Freedom Struggle

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627809
eISBN:
9781469627823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627809.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

While the Child Development Group of Mississippi (CDGM) Head Start program ended in 1968, its legacy is seen in the confidence cultivated in many CDGM women who had long been ignored and cast aside. ... More


We Have, Happily, Gone beyond the Chitchat over Tea Cups Stage: Moving beyond Dialogue, 1965–1966

Rebecca Tuuri

in Strategic Sisterhood: The National Council of Negro Women in the Black Freedom Struggle

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638904
eISBN:
9781469638928
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638904.003.0005
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines the second and third years of Wednesdays in Mississippi (WIMS), an interracial, interfaith civil rights organization sponsored by the National Council of Negro Women (NCNW). In ... More


Brand NFL: Making and Selling America's Favorite Sport

Michael Oriard

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807871560
eISBN:
9781469604992
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899656_oriard
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Professional football today is an $8 billion sports entertainment industry—and the most popular spectator sport in America, with designs on expansion across the globe. This field-level view of the ... More


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