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Chapel Hill: The “Next Seattle” Era

David Menconi

in Step It Up and Go: The Story of North Carolina Popular Music, from Blind Boy Fuller and Doc Watson to Nina Simone and Superchunk

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781469659350
eISBN:
9781469659374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469659350.003.0011
Subject:
Music, History, American

During the 1990s, record companies were looking for the next big alternative rock breakout and focused a lot of attention on Chapel Hill, where bands like Superchunk, Archers of Loaf, and Polvo ... More


Visualizing a New Research Campus at Carolina North

David R. Godschalk and Jonathan B. Howes

in The Dynamic Decade: Creating the Sustainable Campus for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2001-2011

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607252
eISBN:
9781469608280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607252.003.0010
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter describes how Carolina North represents the next half-century of UNC's campus development potential. Located a mile and a half north of the main campus, the 250-acre Carolina North ... More


A Way Forward: Building a Globally Competitive South

Daniel P. Gitterman and Peter A. Coclanis (eds)

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807873359
eISBN:
9781469602424
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807872895_gitterman
Subject:
History, Economic History

In the last half-century, North Carolina and the South have experienced rapid economic growth. Much of the best analysis of this progress came from two North Carolina-based research organizations: ... More


University of North Carolina School of Law

Anna R. Hayes

in Without Precedent: The Life of Susie Marshall Sharp

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832141
eISBN:
9781469605807
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807887813_hayes.7
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter describes how Susie Sharp's formal legal training at the University of North Carolina (UNC) School of Law outstripped not only her father's legal education but also that of the vast ... More


Not So Ivory: African American Women Historians Creating Academic Communities

Crystal N. Feimster

in Telling Histories: Black Women Historians in the Ivory Tower

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832011
eISBN:
9781469604763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807889121_white.22
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter focuses on Crystal N. Feimster, the historian who instead wanted to practice law when she entered the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as a freshman in 1990. Feimster had ... More


Lessons for Creating a Sustainable Campus

David R. Godschalk and Jonathan B. Howes

in The Dynamic Decade: Creating the Sustainable Campus for the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2001-2011

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9781469607252
eISBN:
9781469608280
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469607252.003.0011
Subject:
Education, History of Education

This chapter discusses the important lessons about sustainable campus development UNC and Chapel Hill learned from their experience in planning, reviewing, and building a huge campus addition during ... More


Taking Charge in North Carolina

Richard A. Rosen and Joseph Mosnier

in Julius Chambers: A Life in the Legal Struggle for Civil Rights

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469628547
eISBN:
9781469628561
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628547.003.0009
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes the role of Chambers's law practice and law firm as a locus and focal point of the African American struggle for racial equality in North Carolina from the mid-1960s onward. ... More


Humor of a Country Lawyer

Sam J. Ervin Jr.

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807844649
eISBN:
9781469616346
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807875735_Ervin
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

Originally published in 1984, this collection of stories and anecdotes winds its way from the author's native Morganton through Chapel Hill and Harvard, the military, the North Carolina Supreme ... More


Print News and Raise Hell: The Daily Tar Heel and the Evolution of a Modern University

Kenneth Joel Zogry

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781469608297
eISBN:
9781469608303
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469608297.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

For over 125 years, the Daily Tar Heel has chronicled life at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and at times pushed and prodded the university community on issues of local, state, and ... More


Humor in the Senate

Sam J. Ervin

in Humor of a Country Lawyer

Published in print:
1983
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807844649
eISBN:
9781469616346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807844649.003.0012
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter begins with the death of Senator Clyde R. Hoey, considered by the author as a truly great human being. Governor William B. Umstead was empowered to name somebody to occupy the Senate ... More


That Handmaiden Business

Lisa Yarger

in Lovie: The Story of a Southern Midwife and an Unlikely Friendship

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469630052
eISBN:
9781469630076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630052.003.0005
Subject:
History, Family History

This chapter discusses Lovie Shelton’s nursing training at Norfolk General Hospital (through the U.S. Cadet Nurse Corps) and early nursing experiences in the 1940s, when delivery room nurses were ... More


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