American Legion. Auxilliary. Dept. of North Carolina
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Identifier: MSS 0100
Abstract Tar Heel Girls State was founded in 1939 as a workshop on government and citizenship for rising high school senior women sponsored by the American Legion Auxiliary. It took place on the Women's College campus (later UNCG) for a week each summer, where students lived in residence halls, formed imaginary cities, and participated in the process of democratic government as citizens and legislators.The Tar Heel Girls State Records date from 1940-1998 and contain correspondence,...
Dates: 1940 - 1998; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1987