In the summer of ‘49, Richard Lassiter, Earl Johnson and Donnie Thomas were pampering Donnie’s “strip-down” in anticipation of a ride to the beach.
In the summer of ‘49, Richard Lassiter, Earl Johnson and Donnie Thomas were pampering Donnie’s “strip-down” in anticipation of a ride to the beach. News & Observer File Photo
In the summer of ‘49, Richard Lassiter, Earl Johnson and Donnie Thomas were pampering Donnie’s “strip-down” in anticipation of a ride to the beach. News & Observer File Photo

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About Past Times

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.