Students of what was then the Elizabeth City Normal School prepare vegetables for canning in a school kitchen as part of the School Live-At-Home program in this photograph from 1932. The School Live-At-Home program, recommended by then North Carolina Gov. O. Max Gardner, advocated using resources available on campus to help feed students and faculty during the Great Depression.
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Photo Courtesy University Archivist, Elizabeth City State University

Students of what was then the Elizabeth City Normal School prepare vegetables for canning in a school kitchen as part of the School Live-At-Home program in this photograph from 1932. The School Live-At-Home program, recommended by then North Carolina Gov. O. Max Gardner, advocated using resources available on campus to help feed students and faculty during the Great Depression.

Prof penning ECSU history

By Peter Williams

The Daily Advance

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Glen Bowman set out to write a history of Elizabeth City State University, but what he quickly discovered is that any history of ECSU is also a history of the Elizabeth City community at large.

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