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Explore and compare and contrast the business environment in Wilmington, North Carolina and Charlotte, North Carolina in the early 1900s by exploring the city directories


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For additional background information on Wilmington, North Carolina in the early 1900s and its business and government offices, you may consult the Wilmington Chamber of Commerce publications:

1898 Wilmington Race Riot Commission
1898 Wilmington Race Riot - Final Report, May 31, 2006
1902 Wilmington Chamber of Commerce "Up To Date"

For additional information on alcohol prohibition and the Anti-Saloon League in the early 1900s: UNC DocSouth digital collection: http://docsouth.unc.edu/nc/religion.html#temperance

Introduction  |   Activity 1  |   Activity 2-6  |   Worksheet (pdf)  |   Learn More