Monthly Archives: February 2017

Black History Month: Discovering the African American Nurses at Oteen

The Western Office of the North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources is housed in a former nurses’ dormitory at the Oteen Veteran’s Administration Hospital in Asheville, known now as the Charles George Veteran Affairs Medical Center. Ongoing research … Continue reading

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Black History Month: Remembering Charlie Williams, U.S. 10th Cavalry

The Punitive Expedition to Mexico is a lesser-known chapter in American history. Although U.S. troops had been stationed along the border since 1910, following the outbreak of the Mexican Revolution, it was Pancho Villa’s raid on Columbus, Arizona in March … Continue reading

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