How did small-town papers in North Carolina report on the Holocaust? Thanks to Tammy Gordon, an associate professor of history at NC State, and nearly 100 of her students, we have a better idea. Undergraduate students in her “Modern U.S. History” course have uploaded articles from the North Carolina Newspapers Project, an excellent resource containing many small-town and city papers in the Tarheel State.
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