Volunteer Tarecka Payne, center, wearing a World War II era styled dress tells visitors to the Manassa T. Pope House Museum Saturday, September 5, 2015 about life on the home front in Raleigh, NC during World II for the Pope family. The Pope House Museum at 511 South Wilmington Street in downtown Raleigh, NC was a living history event Saturday commemorating the 70th anniversary of World War II as celebrated by Raleigh's African-American community.
Volunteer Tarecka Payne, center, wearing a World War II era styled dress tells visitors to the Manassa T. Pope House Museum Saturday, September 5, 2015 about life on the home front in Raleigh, NC during World II for the Pope family. The Pope House Museum at 511 South Wilmington Street in downtown Raleigh, NC was a living history event Saturday commemorating the 70th anniversary of World War II as celebrated by Raleigh's African-American community. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com
Volunteer Tarecka Payne, center, wearing a World War II era styled dress tells visitors to the Manassa T. Pope House Museum Saturday, September 5, 2015 about life on the home front in Raleigh, NC during World II for the Pope family. The Pope House Museum at 511 South Wilmington Street in downtown Raleigh, NC was a living history event Saturday commemorating the 70th anniversary of World War II as celebrated by Raleigh's African-American community. Harry Lynch hlynch@newsobserver.com

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