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NEH Summer Institute: Jewish History in the American South

We write to announce a forthcoming National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Institute for College and University Professors, “Privilege and Prejudice: Jewish History in the American South” – to be held from May 27-June 7, 2019, at the College of Charleston.  We are particularly seeking faculty and graduate students of southern history and literature, Jewish studies, ethnic studies, religious studies, public history, and museum studies.

New blog from the North Carolina Office of Archives and History

The N.C. Office of Archives and History has launched a new blog:  Murder, Mystery, and Mayhem in the Old North State.

Today's story is part of a subseries we're calling #FolksongFriday.  There will also be some longer serial stories from the State Archives about Frankie Silve, Tom Dula, and Nell Cropsy (stories for which the archives has interesting documents) along with various short stories and posts featuring photographs and artifacts.