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Societies, clubs, and organizations
Brookings Institution
by Weaver, Robert D. The Brookings Institution, a private, nonprofit organization devoted to public policy analysis based in Washington, D.C., played an instrumental role in helping North Carolina cope with the effects [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cape Fear Club
by Steelman, Bennett L. The Cape Fear Club is a business and professional men's club, founded on 3 Mar. 1866 in Wilmington and incorporated on 8 Feb. 1872. It is generally recognized as the oldest social club of its kind in [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Carolina Political Union
by Williams, Wiley J. The Carolina Political Union (CPU) was formed at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in the spring of 1935 to carry out an idea formulated by Floyd Fletcher, a senior from Raleigh, and [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Chambers of Commerce
by Williams, Wiley J. Chambers of Commerce are associations of business people attempting to promote the interests of their members and of local businesses in general. These organizations work to bring new industries to [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Children of the Confederacy
by Davis, Charles C. Children of the Confederacy is an organization for both male and female descendants of those who honorably served the Confederate States of America during the Civil War. Sponsored and supervised by [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Christian and Missionary Alliance
by Martin, James I., Sr. The Christian and Missionary Alliance (CMA), an international, evangelical Protestant denomination, traces its origins to the ministry of Albert B. Simpson (1843-1919), a Canadian Presbyterian [...] (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.)
Clogging
by Baker, Bruce E. Clogging is a form of traditional solo step dancing to traditional string music common in western North Carolina and growing in popularity across the state and nation. The term has been used to [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Colonization Societies
by Mitchell, Memory F., Canipe, Jeremy T. Colonization Societies were organized in the early nineteenth century to promote the relocation of African Americans, particularly free blacks, to places such as Haiti, Liberia, the American Midwest, [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Colored Farmers' Alliance
by Losse, Helen. The Colored Farmers' Alliance was created when an agricultural depression hit the South around 1870 and farmers began to organize themselves into radical political groups. It paralleled the white [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)

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