The current issue of the North Carolina Historical Review offers a cover article on a 1927 attempt by a young UNC PhD candidate to study the development of black businesses in Winston-Salem and the shocking interference in University affairs by local leaders that killed the project and destroyed the research data. Some huge local names are involved…come in and read all about it.

The cover image, from the Society for the Study of Afro-American History in Winston-Salem, shows the corner of Third and Church Streets in the late 1950s.