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Bastardy
by Stevenson, George. Bastardy, as a legal term, designates the civil condition of a child born under illegitimate circumstances. Under English common law, children born out of lawful wedlock were classed as bastards. In [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Better Baby Contests
by Pearson, Susan. Better Baby contests were held throughout the nation, including in North Carolina, during the early decades of the twentieth century. The contests were a part of both the larger infant welfare [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Child Labor
by Korstad, Robert. Child Labor by Robert Korstad Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel Junior Historian. Fall 1999. Tar Heel Junior Historian Association, NC Museum of History Related entry: Childhood [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Child Labor
by Reimer, Kirstin, Willard, George-Anne. North Carolina children have worked, often alongside their parents, on family farms or elsewhere since colonial times. As the South industrialized, children began to leave home to find work in [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Coastal Life
by Amspacher, Karen Willis. Coastal Life "Homegrown Skills: Creating a Way of Life at the Coast" by Karen Willis Amspacher Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel Junior Historian. Fall 2009. Tar Heel Junior [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Frank Porter Graham Child Development Center
by Huang, John. The Frank Porter Graham Child Development Center is a multidisciplinary organization in the Division of Health Affairs at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. It was established in 1966 [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
History of Infant Feeding (from Tar Heel Junior Historian)
by Moskop, Ruth M. W., Nasea, Melissa M. Until the 1900s, an infant’s health and survival depended largely on having its mother’s milk to drink. Doctors still recommend mother’s milk as the best food for babies. Modern, scientifically [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
McKelway, Alexander Jeffrey
by Powell, William S. Alexander Jeffrey McKelway, clergyman, social reformer, and journalist, was born in Salisburyville, Pa., the son of John Ryan and Catherine Scott Comfort McKelway. His father, a Presbyterian minister [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Moore, James Osborne
by Gault, Charles B. Moore, James Osborne by Charles B. Gault, 1991 31 Oct. 1909–1 Sept. 1988 James Osborne Moore, attorney and public official, was born in Wellston, Ohio, the son of James Osborne and Cordelia [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
North Carolina Conference for Social Service
by Finlator, W. W. The North Carolina Conference for Social Service was formed in 1912, when a body of socially conscious men and women recognized that little attention was being paid to many disadvantaged North [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Primogeniture
by Spindel, Donna J. Primogeniture was the name for the English law that made the oldest son heir to a family estate if the head of the family died without a will or without providing for some disposition of his or her [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Textile Mill Villages, Childhood in the
by Quinney, Valerie. Childhood in the Textile Mill Villages "Toys and Games: Good Times in a North Carolina Mill Village" by Valerie Quinney Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel Junior Historian. Fall [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Textile Mill Villages, Evolution of
by Judkins, Bennett M., Lodge, Dorothy. Large-scale expansion of southern textile mills began in the 1880s. Many people left the farms and the mountains to begin work in these mills. Although they would have preferred to stay on their [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Thompson Children's Home
by Towles, Louis P., Bumgarner, Sheila. Thompson Children's Home had its beginning in the work of two men-Benjamin Bronson of St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Charlotte and Edwin A. Osborne, a recent convert to the Episcopal faith. Bronson [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Virginia Dare and the Lost Colony: Fact and Legend
by Boyd, Sandra O. Virginia Dare and the Lost Colony: Fact and Legend by Sandra Boyd Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel Junior Historian. Spring 2000. Tar Heel Junior Historian Association, NC Museum of [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
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