Thanksgiving baskets filled through the generosity of school children were available at the old Rex building for needy families in the area. Miss Leah James, secretary of the Family Service Society, (center) helped to oversee the distribution.
Thanksgiving baskets filled through the generosity of school children were available at the old Rex building for needy families in the area. Miss Leah James, secretary of the Family Service Society, (center) helped to oversee the distribution. N&O File Photo
Thanksgiving baskets filled through the generosity of school children were available at the old Rex building for needy families in the area. Miss Leah James, secretary of the Family Service Society, (center) helped to oversee the distribution. N&O File Photo

Thanksgiving spirit thrived in uncertain times

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History fascinates us. We love to linger over old photographs or accounts of years long gone. Discovering our own personal histories can become an enjoyable pastime. This blog will provide some looks into that past. We'll look at NC history in general, and Triangle history in particular. We'll also try to give you the tips and tools (and connections) for looking at your own history.