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February 2020

Sunday Lecture Series at OCHM: Dr. Karl Campbell

February 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Orange County Historical Museum, 201 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, 27278

Dr. Karl Campbell will give a lecture at the museum titled "The North Carolina Way: Civil Rights and Wrongs in the Twentieth Century". Campbell, Associate Professor of History at Appalachian State University, received his M.A. and Ph.D. in History at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.  Dr. Campbell has presented numerous lectures and papers on the subject of the late Senator Sam Ervin of North Carolina, as well as on the Civil Rights Movement in NC. His book,…

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August 2020

Sunday Lecture Series at OCHM: Dr. Roxanne Newton

August 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Orange County Historical Museum, 201 N. Churton Street
Hillsborough, 27278

Dr. Roxanne Newton will give a lecture at the museum titled "Blood on the Cloth: Ella May Wiggins and the 1929 Gastonia Strike". The daughter and granddaughter of mill workers, Dr. Newton grew up in a small North Carolina textile town. Currently she is director of the Humanities and Fine Arts Division at Mitchell Community College where she teaches English, women's studies and humanities courses. She earned a Ph.D. in Educational Foundations and Cultural Studies and a graduate certificate in…

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