Ready, set, tune in! The Friends of the State Archives of North Carolina invite you to learn about the history of one of our state’s great football rivalries during a virtual lunch & learn program. Professor Charles Johnson of North Carolina Central University will present his favorite archival discoveries from the research for his new book, coauthored with Professor Arwin Smallwood of N.C. Agricultural & Technical State University, NCA&T vs. NCCU: More Than Just a Game. Put yourself in the bleachers of bygone seasons as you learn about pivotal moments on the field and beyond.
This “Lunch and Learn” event will take place Wednesday, November 8, from noon to 1 p.m.
Register in advance: https://www.zoomgov.com/webinar/register/WN_doDjGbO0SGOWPg6ZAQ9nCQ#/reg…
About the State Archives
The State Archives serves as the custodian of North Carolina's historical records, preserving and providing public access to a wealth of archival materials. Through its diverse collections, educational programs, and exhibitions, the State Archives plays a crucial role in promoting an understanding and appreciation of North Carolina's rich historical legacy.
About the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources
The N.C. Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (DNCR) manages, promotes, and enhances the things that people love about North Carolina – its diverse arts and culture, rich history, and spectacular natural areas. Through its programs, the department enhances education, stimulates economic development, improves public health, expands accessibility, and strengthens community resiliency.
The department manages over 100 locations across the state, including 27 historic sites, seven history museums, two art museums, five science museums, four aquariums, 35 state parks, four recreation areas, dozens of state trails and natural areas, the North Carolina Zoo, the North Carolina Symphony, the State Library, the State Archives, the N.C. Arts Council, the African American Heritage Commission, the American Indian Heritage Commission, the State Historic Preservation Office, the Office of State Archaeology, the Highway Historical Markers program, the N.C. Land and Water Fund, and the Natural Heritage Program. For more information, please visit www.ncdcr.gov.
Dr. Charles D. Johnson, associate professor and chair of the Department of History at North Carolina Central University.