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Photograph of Five Yesterdays Assistants at Old Salem Museums and Gardens

This photograph was taken at Old Salem Museums and Gardens during the summer of 2007. The photograph was taken by Susan Ball, the Five Yesterdays program director at Old Salem. The three costumed interpreters are the three assistants at Five…

ROTC students view Civil War exhibit in D. H. Hill Library, 1960

In this photograph from the University Archives Photograph Collection, two Reserve Officers' Training Corps students view an American Civil War exhibit at D. H. Hill Library in 1960, roughly one hundred years after the presidential election of 1960,…

Photograph of Faculty Council, ca. 1935

The Faculty Council at North Carolina State was established in 1923 and served as an advisory board for the College President. In 1936, the Faculty Council was involved in investigating the controversy over the football program at NC State.

"History--The Lie of the Century," April 12, 2010


Bob McDonnell, the governor of Virginia, set himself in the middle of a category-5 media storm the last couple weeks as a result of his proclamation declaring April 2010, "Confederate History Month." Despite the long record of months celebrating the…

Script of State's Mates minstrel show, Act 1, April 11, 1960

This item is the script to the theatrical portion of the State's Mates April 1960 variety show, "The Backyard Minstrels." Members of State's Mates portrayed racist caricatures of African Americans in blackface. The use of exaggerated dialect,…

"States Mates Philosophy," May 13, 1955

This poem, containing the "philosophy" of State's Mates, was printed on the interior of each yearbook.

"States Mates Have Fun While Men Study," ca. 1960-1961

This article first appeared in The Raleigh Times during the 1960-1961 school year. It discusses the rationale for State's Mates as an organization and discusses the year's planned activities.

Newspaper article on State's Mates charitable project, September 1, 1961

This brief, unidentified article discusses the State's Mates charitable project for the 1961-1962 year.

"All Girl Show," March 16, 1962

This document is a flyer for the State's Mates variety show in March of 1962.

Wagg'n Tongue logo, 1963

This logo appeared at the top of each issue of the Wagg'n Tongue, the monthly newsletter for State's Mates