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Digital North Carolina Blog

This blog is maintained by the staff of the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center and features highlights from the collections at DigitalNC, an online library of primary sources from institutions across North Carolina.

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Target Practice

Hopefully the flu shot you received this winter was a little less dramatic than the immunization — complete with targets on each arm — administered to Cpl. Paul “Tiny” Evensen at the Overseas Replacement Depot in Greensboro in 1944.

From The ORD News, September 14, 1944.
[Update, January 2015. This newspaper can be viewed online in the Greensboro Historical Newspapers collection, hosted by UNC-Greensboro.]

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