- Published: Monday, 27 July 2009 17:00
- Written by Steve Szkotak, Associated Press Writer
When Ariel Brown was offered a chance to transcribe the correspondence of the first family of the Confederacy, the history major with a keen interest in the South seized the opportunity. Then the student from historically Black North Carolina Central University in Durham let her colleagues know she would be doing her research at The Museum of the Confederacy. "It was a stare of, 'Oh, wow, what is she doing there?' "