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Chain Gang
by Ireland, Robert E. From the Reconstruction era to the late 1950s, the use of prisoners in chain gangs to perform hard labor, especially in building and maintaining public roads, was a common practice in North Carolina [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Civic Clubs
by Williams, Wiley J., Faulkner, Ronnie W., Bates, Jerry S., Cause, Sue, Kelley, Roy W., Morris, J. B., Overby, Willis H., Whitefield, Clarence E. Civic clubs play a significant role in the social, economic, and cultural life of North Carolina women and men and have done so for decades. In the early 1800s, people from different professions and [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC)
by Cole, Olen. Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) "Work and Opportunity: African Americans in the CCC" by Dr. Olen Cole Jr. Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel Junior Historian. Spring 2010. Tar [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Clarendon Bridge Company
by Anderson, Jean B. The Clarendon Bridge Company of Cumberland County was established in 1818 by legislative act for the purpose of building and maintaining a bridge across the Cape Fear River near Fayetteville (the [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Coast Guard, U.S
by Stick, David, Branch, Paul. Coast Guard, U.S by David Stick, 2006 Additional research provided by Paul Branch. See also: Lifesaving Service, U.S.; Submarine Attacks; Fort Macon; The U.S. Coast Guard has figured [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Collins (Collens, Collings), William
by Parker, Mattie Erma E. William Collins (Collens, Collings), justice of the general court and of Pasquotank Precinct Court, came to North Carolina before 1693. He was probably the son of William and Alice Collins, who at [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cone, Laura Weil
by Tillett, Gladys Avery. Laura Weil Cone, civic leader and humanitarian, was born in Wilmington, the daughter of Solomon Weil and Ella Fishblatt. Solomon Weil, a graduate of The University of North Carolina, was a lawyer who [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Confederate Postal Service
by Crumbley, Tony L. According to the Confederate Provisional Constitution that was adopted on 8 Feb. 1861, the postal service was to support itself from its own revenue. The Confederate Post Office Department was [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Confederate Soldiers' Home
by Rosenburg, Randall B. in Raleigh was first conceived in October 1881, when a number of veterans meeting at the State Fairgrounds in Raleigh formed the Society of Ex-Confederate Soldiers and Sailors of North Carolina [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Constitution, U.S., North Carolina Signers of
by Powell, William S. Constitution, U.S., North Carolina Signers of by William S. Powell, 2006 See also: Representatives to the Constitutional Convention The U.S. Constitution, completed on 17 Sept. 1787, was [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)

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