Thanks to the magic of television, Iola Parker taught U.S. history to thousands of North Carolina schoolchildren.
Thanks to the magic of television, Iola Parker taught U.S. history to thousands of North Carolina schoolchildren. UNC-CHAPEL HILL PHOTOGRAPHIC LABORATORY COLLECTION, NORTH CAROLINA COLLECTION PHOTOGRAPHIC ARCHIVES
Thanks to the magic of television, Iola Parker taught U.S. history to thousands of North Carolina schoolchildren. UNC-CHAPEL HILL PHOTOGRAPHIC LABORATORY COLLECTION, NORTH CAROLINA COLLECTION PHOTOGRAPHIC ARCHIVES

In the 1960s, N.C. students learned history via public TV

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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.