Immigration

Immigration
Argyll Colony
by Fields, William C. Argyll Colony by William C. Fields, 2006 See also: Scottish Settlers; Highland Scots; Cape Fear Valley Scottish Festival; Highland Games; Gaelic Language; Crofter Immigration Argyll Colony [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
China Connection
by Powell, William S. "China Connection," a term referring to North Carolina's relationship with China, was used in the state for a century following the 1847 arrival in Shanghai of Matthew T. Yates of Wake County as a [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Crofter Immigration
by Caudill, William S. The failed immigration of tenant farmers, or crofters, from the Scottish Highlands to the Sandhills region of eastern North Carolina in 1884 is one of the most peculiar instances of European [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
English Dialects
by Porter, Matthew C. The English language in North Carolina has been growing and evolving since 1584, when the first English explorers to visit North America came to the Outer Banks, making it the first place in the New [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Exodusters
by Steelman, Lala Carr. Exodusters were African Americans who fled North Carolina because of economic and political grievances after the Reconstruction era. Although there was a steady trickle of black emigrants from the [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Fraktur
by Homrighaus, Ruth E. Fraktur is a form of folk art imported by Pennsylvania German immigrants to North Carolina in the eighteenth century. Fraktur's central feature is elaborate lettering based on the German gothic [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Gaelic Language
by Caudill, William S. Gaelic Language by William S. Caudill, 2006 See also: Highland Games; Highland Scots; Scottish Settlers; Cape Fear Valley Scottish Festival; Argyll [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Galvez, Marta: We Can Outlast
by Cecelski, David S. I talked with Marta Galvez at her home in Morganton, a small city in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. I remembered Morganton as a quiet furniture-making town, the sort of place that didn't [...] (from Listening to History, News and Observer.)
Immigrant Colonies
by Cain, Robert J. Immigrant Colonies by Robert J. Cain, 2006 See also: Argyll Colony; Crofter Immigration; Moravians; Swiss and Palatine Settlers; [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Immigration
by Holland, Ron, DiNome, William G., Williams, Wiley J., Linn, Jo White, Justesen, Benjamin R. Immigration by Ron Holland and Wiley J. Williams, 2006 Additional research provided by William G. DiNome, Benjamin R. Justesen, and Jo White Linn. See also: Exodusters; German Settlers; [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Indentured Servants
by Spindel, Donna J. Indentured servants were white Europeans of modest means who for various reasons wanted to go to the British colonies but could not pay the cost of their passage. During the colonial period, a [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Latinos
by Lamm, Alan K. Latinos, also referred to as Hispanics, lived in North Carolina in relatively small numbers until the 1980s, when many people of Mexican and Central American descent began coming to the state in [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
MacRae, John
by Walser, Richard. John MacRae, Loyalist poet and song-writer, born in Kintain, Scotland, was a recognized Gaelic poet and singer before sailing for North Carolina in 1774 and settling on McLendons Creek (now in Moore [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Melungeons
by Powell, William S. Melungeons are descendants of people of mixed ethnic ancestry who, before the end of the eighteenth century, were discovered living in limited areas of what is now the southeastern United States, [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Migrant Workers
by Williams, Wiley J. Migrant workers have been a mainstay of North Carolina's agricultural economy since around 1900. Before that time, the farm labor population had generally been made up of indentured servants, African [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Montagnards
by Roberts, Surry. Montagnards by Surry Roberts, 2006 Montagnards, or Dega as they call themselves, are a tribal people of the Malayo-Polynesian and Mon Khmer language groups, some 30 tribes of which live in [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Moravians
by Crews, C. Daniel. Moravians by C. Daniel Crews, 2006 See also: Moravian Music; Bethabara; Salem; Salem Academy and Salem College Moravians are members of a church—officially called the Unitas Fratrum, [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Scottish Settlers
by Troxler, George W., Cain, Robert J., Norris, David A., Johnson, Lloyd. Scottish Settlers by Robert J. Cain, 2006 Additional research provided by Lloyd Johnson, David A. Norris, and George W. Troxler. See also: Argyll Colony; Crofter Immigration; Gaelic [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Settlement of the Mountains, 1775-1838 (from Tar Heel Junior Historian)
by Holland, Ron. Settlement of the Mountains, 1775-1838 "North Carolina's Final Frontier" Related Entries: Cherokee Indians; Asheville; Regions by Ron Holland Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Suedliche Post
by Jones, H. G. The Suedliche Post (Southern Post) was a short-lived German-language newspaper founded in Goldsboro in 1869 by August Heinrich Christian Julius Bonitz (who usually signed his name Julius A. Bonitz). [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Swiss and Palatine Settlers
by Collins, Donald E. Swiss and Palatine Settlers by Donald E. Collins, 2006 Emigrants from Bern, Switzerland, and the German Palatinate, led by a minor Swiss nobleman, Baron Christoph von Graffenried, are credited [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Valdese (from Tar Heel Junior Historian)
by Cranford, Fred. In the year 1184, and again in larger numbers in 1485, people who became known as Waldenses fled from southern France and the Piedmont region of Italy into the towering Cottian Alps between those two [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Waldensians
by Steelman, Lala Carr. In 1893 the Waldensians, or Waldenses, a Protestant sect that had emerged before the Reformation, settled a colony, named Valdese, in Burke County, eight miles east of Morganton. (The word "Valdese" [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Winslow, Joseph
by Winslow, Julian D. Joseph Winslow, merchant, mariner, and landowner, was born in Marshfield, Mass., one of eight children of John of Plymouth Colony and Boston and Mary Chilton Winslow. John Winslow arrived in America [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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