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The Carolina Chocolate Drops Band

The Carolina Chocolate Drops Keep Musical Tradition Alive

It's amazing the things you find during spring cleaning. A few weeks ago we decided to take a day to give the museum a good cleanup. We bought pizza, wore jeans, and everyone set to work sprucing up offices, hallways, and storage areas. Working in public programs at a museum often means your office has some strange stuff in it. Besides the requisite reams of old government paperwork, among the more odd things I had to organize: some homemade soap we made for our historic laundry demonstration, a reproduction Civil War rifled musket, and an early hip hop LP from 1986, Uptown is Kickin' It.

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