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National Pan-Hellenic Council
The National Pan-Hellenic Council is composed of the nine historically African American Greek lettered fraternities and sororities. The organizations are popularly known as the Divine Nine. Established when the United States was racially segregated, the organizations no longer restrict membership bu...
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Escheats
To provide funding for the newly founded university in 1789, William R. Davie wrote and helped pass through the legislature an act that would give to the university all unclaimed land and property in the state. Known later as the Escheats Act, after a legal term for the reversion of property to the ...
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Alumni Hall
Located on McCorkle Place, Alumni Hall was a gift from Carolina alumni. The Alumni Association launched a campaign for the building in 1895, the centennial of Carolina's first entering class 100 years earlier. When completed in 1901, the building, designed by architect Frank Wilburn and modeled ...
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Flower Ladies
The flower ladies were a Franklin Street institution for most of the twentieth century. A group of local African American women began selling homegrown flowers on Franklin Street as early as the 1920s. They were popular with students and local residents. By the late 1960s more street vendors joined ...
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