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Tuesday, February 09, 2010

Local Quotes

"DC has so much history. Nothing ever happens here."
- a young friend, via email

"North School lost three more students yesterday whose parents requested transfers for them on the ground that North has been desegregated.

A total of 65 students have now been reassigned from North to Lowrance School since a Negro girl started attending the first grade at North some two weeks ago."

-Winston-Salem Journal, 10/2/1962

Fact: History happens EVERYWHERE. Go connect with some local history in the microfiche in the North Carolina Room at Central Library. Read the paper from any date, because history also happens EVERY SINGLE DAY.

The North Carolina Room

Central Library
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