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North Carolina thinking skills
Model of thinking skills adopted by the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction in 1994. Lists seven levels of thinking skills from simplest to most complex: knowledge, organizing, applying, analyzing, generating, integrating, and evaluating.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction
The North Carolina Department of Public Instruction administers the policies adopted by the State Board of Education and offers instructional, financial, technological, and personnel support to all public school systems in the state.

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East Carolina University Pirate
East Carolina University Pirate
In Greenville, North Carolina, a statue of the East Carolina University's pirate mascot stands outside a building.
Format: image/photograph
The University of North Carolina opens
In North Carolina in the New Nation, page 5.6
The University of North Carolina held its opening ceremony on January 15, 1795, and soon after became the first state university to enroll students.
Format: article
The Science and Technology Building at East Carolina University
The Science and Technology Building at East Carolina University
This is the Science and Technology Building at East Carolina University. ECU is located in Greenville, North Carolina.
Format: image/photograph
Tobacco bag stringing: Life and labor in the Depression
Images and text from a report in the North Carolina Collection at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill documenting tobacco bag stringing work in North Carolina and Virginia in 1939.
Format: series (multiple pages)
Letter of April 7, 1939
In Tobacco bag stringing: Life and labor in the Depression, page 1.5
MORSE BAG COMPANY East Bend, North Carolina. April 7, 1939. Mr. Sherlock Bronson, Richmond, Virginia. Dear Sir: In compliance with your request of March 28th, I am glad to give you an idea of my experience in working with tobacco bags. My mother and father,...
The County Doctor Museum
The Country Doctor Museum offers visitors a unique opportunity to learn about the history of health care.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Nags Head Woods: A maritime forest
In Natural and human impacts on the northern Outer Banks, page 2
In many cases, the natural processes on the Outer Banks evolve from predetermined conditions, as exemplified by the landscape of Nags Head Woods. Nags Head Woods is a mature maritime forest that is bounded on three sides by the large dune complex of Jockey's...
By Blair Tormey and Dirk Frankenberg.
Anti-war demonstrators march down Franklin Street
Anti-war demonstrators march down Franklin Street
Protesters carry signs that read, "End the War Now" and "Get out of Viet Nam, Stay out of the Middle East" during a peaceful anti-war demonstration on Franklin Street in Chapel Hill, North Carolina in 1969. The image is part of the UNC Libraries online exhibit,...
Format: image/photograph
Protesting School Integration in Kinston
Protesting School Integration in Kinston
Students hold picket signs against integration at a Democratic rally held by Governor Dan K. Moore in Kinston, North Carolina in September 1965.
Format: image/photograph
POW camp in Willamston, NC
POW camp in Willamston, NC
A World War II prisoner of war camp in Williamston, North Carolina.
Format: image/photograph
Probate inventory of Darby O'Brian, 1725
In Colonial North Carolina, page 7.4
Probate inventory of a middle-class man from colonial North Carolina. Includes explanations and photographs of items listed.
Format: inventory
Civil Rights March
Civil Rights March
On December 16, 1963, a group of people, mostly African Americans, marched in a civil rights rally in Bear Grass, North Carolina. From the Daily Reflector, Greenville, North Carolina.
Format: image/photograph
Civil Rights Rally
Civil Rights Rally
A large group of people stand in a parking lot in Bear Grass, North Carolina and hold a civil rights rally on December 16, 1963. Some of the people in the front row are holding signs. Five people stand before them lead the rally.
Format: image/photograph
Anti-Civil Rights Demonstration
Anti-Civil Rights Demonstration
A young white boy holds racist a sign with his arms outstretched above protesters at an anti-civil rights demonstration in High Point, North Carolina. Another sign can be seen in the crowd. A policeman is standing below the boy.
Format: image
Anti-Civil Rights Protesters
Anti-Civil Rights Protesters
This photograph was taken at an anti-civil rights demonstration in High Point North Carolina during the 1960s. Young, white, male students stand next to a policeman and hold derogatory signs as they protest school integration.
Format: image/photograph
Will of Susanna Robisson, 1709
In Colonial North Carolina, page 7.3
Will of a poor woman from colonial North Carolina. Includes explanations and photographs of items listed.
Format: will/primary source
Morehead Planetarium and Science Center
Located on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, the Morehead Planetarium and Science Center is a fascinating place to visit to learn more about astronomy.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
New machine shop in Plymouth, N.C.
In North Carolina in the New South, page 2.11
Broadside advertisement for a machine shop opening in Plymouth, North Carolina, in 1880. Includes historical commentary.
Format: advertisement/primary source
Commentary and sidebar notes by L. Maren Wood.
General statement of Sherlock Bronson
In Tobacco bag stringing: Life and labor in the Depression, page 1.6
Virginia-Carolina Service Corporation General Office 1413-15-17 East Franklin Street Richmond, Virginia April 13, 1939. Hon. Graham A. Barden, House of Representatives, Washington, D.C. Dear Mr. Barden: Upon my return to Richmond after my interview with you...
The unique beauty of the Roan Highlands
In Roan Mountain Highlands, page 1
The natural beauty of the Roan Mountain Highlands has been recognized since they were first visited by Europeans in the eighteenth century. The first naturalist to report on this site was John Fraser (for whom the Fraser fir is named) in 1787. Other reports...
By Dirk Frankenberg and Jennifer Godwin-Wyer.