Hugh Morton Photographs and Films,   late1920s-2006 (bulk1940s-1990s)


Hugh Morton Photographs and Films,  , late 1920s-2006, (bulk 1940s-1990s)

Hugh Morton Photographs and Films,   late1920s-2006 (bulk1940s-1990s)

Hugh MacRae Morton (1921-2006) was aprominent North Carolina businessman, political figure, tourism booster,conservationist, environmental activist, sports fan, and prolificimage-maker. The still images and motion pictures in the collectioncover Morton's career of eight decades, 1930s-2000s, and document his variedinvolvements as a photojournalist; a soldier in the Pacific Theater during World WarII; the owner and operator of the Grandfather Mountain tourist attraction inLinville, N.C.; a promoter of travel and tourism in North Carolina and the SmokyMountains region; a well-known figure in state government and friend of many NorthCarolina politicians, entertainers, and media; a student, booster, and frequentsports-event attendee of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; and anardent admirer of nature.

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Doris Betts is a North Carolina author and Alumni Distinguished Professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. From the description of Doris Betts papers, 1955-2007. WorldCat record id: 33082395 Doris June Waugh Betts was a North Carolina author and Alumni Distinguished Professor of English at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She was born 4 June 1932 in Statesville, N.C., and graduated from the Woman's College of the Uni...

Kelsey, Harlan P. (Harlan Page), b. 1872. (person)

Rogallo, Francis M. (Francis Melvin), 1912-2009 (person)

Wilson, T. W., 1918- (person)

Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets (Basketball team) (corporateBody)

Robbins, Grover. (person)

Wirth, Conrad Louis, 1899-1993 (person)

Government executive. From the description of Reminiscences of Conrad Louis Wirth : oral history, 1966. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122527269 ...

Westmoreland, William Childs, 1914-2005 (person)

U.S. military leader during the Vietnam War. From the description of William C. Westmoreland oral history interview : Tape and transcript, 1982 February 11 [sound recording] / conducted by Ron Priddis and Scott Faulring. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122479992 William Childs Westmoreland (1914-2005) was commander of all American forces in the Vietnam War, in his role as Commander of the U.S. Military Assistance Command, Vietnam, 1964 to 1968. He was Chief of Staff of the U....

Taylor, James, 1948- (person)

Lake Junaluska Assembly (Lake Junaluska, N.C.) (corporateBody)

MacArthur, Douglas, 1880-1964 (person)

The island of Leyte, in Japanese hands, was the target for the American invasion of the Philippines in 1944. After a series of battles, the island was captured and the Japanese naval forces were defeated. U.S. forces now controlled the Pacific. From the description of Naval message, November 1, 1944. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 45622190 Douglas MacArthur was born in Arkansas and raised on a series of Army posts; his father, a Civil War veteran and career soldier...

Workman, Mary Higdon, 1911-1979. (person)

Virginia Cavaliers (Football team) (corporateBody)

White, Jacqueline, 1922-... (person)

Gragg, S. E. (Shelby Ever) (person)

Thomas, Patty (person)

North Carolina Museum of Life and Science (Durham, N.C.) (corporateBody)

Woman's College of the University of North Carolina (corporateBody)

National Collegiate Athletic Association. Division I (corporateBody)

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is a national organization set up to monitor the athletic programs of collegiate schools. The NCAA is responsible for monitoring each school's compliance, students, media relations, recruiting, sports, officiating and championship regulations. From the description of NCAA Collection, 1939-1997. (Texas Tech University). WorldCat record id: 37933863 Dating back to 1905, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) work...

King, Clyde, 1924-2010 (person)

United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (corporateBody)

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) was established as an independent agency of the executive branch on October 1, 1958 by the National Aeronautics and Space Act (72 Stat. 426), approved July 29, 1958. It superseded the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA). NASA conducted redsearch on problems of flight, developed aeronautical and space vehicles, explored outer space, and participated in international programs for the peaceful development of space technology....

Harden, John, 1903- (person)

Born in 1903 in Graham, N.C., the son of Peter Ray and Nettie Cayce Abbott Harden, John William Harden worked for the Burlington Evening Times and the Raleigh News and Observer before entering the University of North Carolina at the age of 20. While at Chapel Hill, he worked under Bob Madry, head of the University News Bureau. On graduation in 1927, Harden joined the Charlotte News as a reporter and columnist, working there until 1937 when he became news editor of the Salisbury Even...

Jackson, Jesse, 1941- (person)

Prominent civil rights activist and political leader Reverend Jesse Louis Jackson, Sr. was born Jesse Louis Burns on October 8, 1941 in Greenville, South Carolina to Helen Jackson and Noah Robinson. His mother later remarried Charles Henry Jackson, who formally adopted Jackson and his brother Charles. Jackson received his high school diploma from Sterling High School in Greenville, and in 1959, he received an athletic scholarship to attend the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. After hi...

Fairchild, Raymond (person)

Hornung, Paul, 1935- (person)

Goerch, Carl, 1891-1974 (person)

Hunt, James B., 1937-.... (person)

James B. Hunt, Jr. (b. 1937), Democratic political leader, served as lieutenant governor of North Carolina from 1973-1977 and governor of North Carolina from 1977 to 1985 and 1993 to 2001. He lost to Jesse Helms in the 1984 United States Senate race. From the description of James B. Hunt, Jr., papers, 1960-1976, 1980, 1984 [manuscript]. (East Carolina University). WorldCat record id: 641611728 James Baxter Hunt, Jr. (1937- ) was Democratic governor of North Carolina, 1977-19...

Sharpe, Bill (William Pleasants), 1903-1970 (person)

Costa, Joseph, 1904- (person)

Kefauver, Estes, 1903-1963 (person)

Senator. From the description of Reminiscences of Estes Kefauver : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122419842 Estes Kefauver was a long-time senator from Tennessee and an unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic Party nomination for president. From the description of Personal papers, 1934-1939 (University of Tennessee). WorldCat record id: 44918282 Carey Estes Kefauver (b. July 26, 1903, Monroe Count...

Johnson, Randy, 1963- (person)

Walker, Doak, 1927- (person)

McCain, Betty Ray, 1931- (person)

Roberts, Richard, 1948- (person)

Moore, Daniel Killian, 1906-1986 (person)

Hyer, Martha, 1924-2014 (person)

Crutchfield, Charles Harvey, 1912-1998 (person)

Charles Harvey Crutchfield was born in Hope, Ark., on 27 July 1912, grew up in Spartanburg, S.C., and matriculated at Wofford College for one year, 1929-1930. He began his career in broadcasting in 1929 as a radio announcer and worked at a number of radio stations before joining the staff of WBT in Charlotte, N.C., in 1933. Crutchfield held several positions at the station and at its parent company, retiring as president of the Jefferson-Pilot Broadcasting Company in 1977. Crutchfield had a deca...

Shinn, George (person)

Marlette, Doug, 1949-2007 (person)

Cartoonist and author, Doug Marlette (1949- ), of Hillsborough, N.C., created the nationally syndicated comic strip "Kudzu" in May 1981. His political cartoons and other work has appeared in major newspapers and news magazines. Marlette has also been involved in numerous other projects including "Kudzu, A Southern Musical," the musical adaptation of his comic strip, which he wrote in collaboration with Jack Herrick and Bland Simpson of the Red Clay Ramblers. Marlette won the Pulitzer Prize for E...

Graham, Otto, 1921-2003 (person)

On November 2, 1943 Look Magazine published an article entitled “All-Round Otto: Northwestern’s Graham Excels at Everything He Tries.” This title perfectly encapsulates the remarkable talent of Otto Graham: Hall of Fame quarterback for the Cleveland Browns, state champion French horn player, All American and pro Basketball player and Northwestern University honor roll graduate.             Born in Waukegan Illinois in 1921, Graham set the record for largest male born in ...

Jonas, Charles R. (Charles Raper), 1904-1988 (person)

Charles Raper Jonas, of Lincolnton, who served in the United States House of Representatives from 1953 to 1973, holds the distinction of being the only North Carolina Republican to serve more than a single term in Congress between the turn of the century and 1962. Son of Charles Anderson Jonas, a prominent Lincolnton lawyer and Republican who served in Congress from 1929 to 1931, Jonas was active in the North Carolina Bar, the Republican party, and the North Carolina National Guard ...

Singing on the Mountain (corporateBody)

Killy, Jean Claude (person)

Barclay, George (person)

Epithet: of Add MS 46501 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000742.0x000146 Epithet: of Manchester British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000621.0x000012 Epithet: of Add MS 38480 British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000742.0x000145 ...

Malone, Ted, 1908-1989 (person)

Ted Malone was a popular radio broadcaster best known for his folksy storytelling and poetry readings. In 1929, he started the program "Between the Bookends" at KMBC in Kansas City. Some of his other radio programs included "Pilgrimage of Poetry" and "American Pilgrimage". He served as a correspondent for ABC during World War II, interviewing soldiers for human interest stories. Malone worked for all of the major networks during his approximately 50-year career. From the description ...

Chisholm, Shirley, 1924-2005 (person)

Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm (1924-2005) activist, educator, politician and author was born in Brooklyn, New York, the oldest of four girls. She lived in the Bedford-Stuyvesant section of Brooklyn with her factory worker father, Charles (originally from British Guyana) and her seamstress and domestic worker mom, Ruby Seale (who came from Barbados). Between 1927 and 1934, Chisholm was sent to live with her grandmother, Emaline Seale, in Christ Church, Barbados. Chisholm attended local school, ...

Democratic National Convention (1964 : Atlantic City, N.J.) (corporateBody)

Wachovia Corporation (corporateBody)

Carolina Power and Light Company (corporateBody)

Macrae, Hugh, 1865-1951 (person)

Causey, Glenn. (person)

Williams, Ted, 1918-2002 (person)

Ted (Theodore Samuel) Williams (August 30, 1918 – July 5, 2002) was an American professional baseball player and manager. He played his entire 19-year Major League Baseball (MLB) career as a left fielder for the Boston Red Sox from 1939 to 1960; his career was interrupted by military service during World War II and the Korean War. Nicknamed The Kid, The Splendid Splinter, Teddy Ballgame, and The Thumper, Williams is regarded as one of the greatest hitters in baseball history. Williams was a nin...

Clark, Joe (person)

Eseeola Inn (Linville, N.C.) (corporateBody)

Hope, Bob, 1903-2003 (person)

Bob Hope (b. May 29, 1903, London, England–d. July 27, 2003, Los Angeles, CA) was a star of radio, film, television and stage during the 1940-1970's. He acted, song and danced through much of WW II entertaining troops. He continued entertaining troops though Korea, Vietnam and the Middle East. Additionally, Hope made many guest appearances on television as well as hosting his own specials. ...

Glenn, John, 1921-2016 (person)

John Herschel Glenn, Jr. (b. July 18, 1921, Cambridge, Guernsey County-d. December 8, 2016, Columbus, Ohio), astronaut and U.S. Senator from Ohio. He attended public schools of New Concord, Ohio, and later graduated from Muskingum College. Glenn served in the United States Marine Corps from 1942 to 1965, and was later a test pilot and joining the United States space program in 1959. He was selected as one of the original seven Mercury astronauts. In February 1962, Glenn became the first American...

Campbell, Orville (person)

Waldrop, Tony G. (person)

Fitzgerald, Ella, 1917-1996 (person)

Ella Fitzgerald (b. April 25, 1917, Newport News, VA–d. June 15, 1996, Beverly Hills, CA) was an American jazz singer often referred to as the First Lady of Song, Queen of Jazz, and Lady Ella. She was noted for her purity of tone, impeccable diction, phrasing and intonation, and a "horn-like" improvisational ability, particularly in her scat singing. After tumultuous teenage years, Fitzgerald found stability in musical success with the Chick Webb Orchestra, performing across the country, but...

Walker, Peahead, 1899-1970 (person)

Roberts, Oral (person)

Liles, Granville. (person)

Davis, Champion McDowell, 1879-1975. (person)

Nicklaus, Jack (person)

Lemon, Meadowlark (person)

Downs, Cathy, 1926-1976 (person)

Berigan, Bunny, 1908-1942 (person)

University of North Carolina (1793-1962) (corporateBody)

The University of North Carolina was chartered by the state's General Assembly in 1789. Its first student was admitted in 1795. The governing body of the University, from its founding until 1932, was a forty-member Board of Trustees elected by the General Assembly. The Board met twice a year; at other times the business of the University was carried on by the Board's secretary-treasurer and by the presiding professor (called president beginning in 1804). Other faculty members later assumed the r...

Wolfe, Thomas, 1900-1938 (person)

Bernstein met Thomas Wolfe in 1925 on a voyage between Europe and New York. Wolfe and Bernstein, the wife of a prominent New York stock broker and 18 years older than Wolfe, became lovers in Oct. 1925 and remained so for the next five years. Wolfe's 1929 novel, Look Homeward Angel, was dedicated to Bernstein. From the description of [Account of a fire / Thomas Wolfe] (Smith College). WorldCat record id: 492206991 Thomas Clayton Wolfe was born October 3, 1900 in Asheville, No...

Holshouser, Jim, 1934-2013 (person)

James E. Holshouser, Jr. graduated from Davidson College in 1956. He attended UNC Law School, graduating in 1960. He served in the N.C. House of Representatives for four terms. In 1972 he became governor of N.C. Upon completion of his term in ofice, he joined the law firm of Brown, Holshouser and Pate in southern Pines, N.C. In 1978 he became chairman of the board of First Colony savings and Loan Assoc., resigning in 1982. He has received numerous awards and honors, including an honorary degree ...

Wilmington Jaycees (Wilmington, N.C.) (corporateBody)

Piniella, Lou, 1943- (person)

Barrie, Wendy, 1912-1978 (person)

Scott, William Kerr, 1896-1958 (person)

Virginia Cavaliers (Basketball team) (corporateBody)

Patton, Billy Joe (person)

Brinkley, David. (person)

Royall, Kenneth C. (Kenneth Claiborne), 1894-1971 (person)

Government executive, lawyer. From the description of Reminiscences of Kenneth Claiborne Royall : oral history, 1963. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309726361 Kenneth Royall was born in Goldsboro, N.C., in 1894. He served as the last U.S. secretary of war in 1947 and as the first secretary of the Army, 1947-1949. He also had an active law career in Goldsboro and Raleigh, N.C., and in New York. From the description of Kenneth C....

Howard, Frank, 1909- (person)

Clemson Tigers (Football team) (corporateBody)

Bulwinkle, Alfred Lee, 1883-1950 (person)

Durham, Woody (person)

Thomas Wolfe Memorial (Asheville, N.C.) (corporateBody)

Cody, Iron Eyes (person)

Packer, Billy (person)

United States. National Park Service (corporateBody)

U.S. National Park Service has managed the Morristown National Historical Park since 1933. From the description of Morristown National Historical Park resource management records, 1933-1994 (bulk 1938-1970). (Morristown National History Park). WorldCat record id: 71014733 The National Park Service is the U.S. federal agency that manages all National Parks, many National Monuments and other conservation and historical properties with various title designations. It was created...

Legislative Office Building (Raleigh, N.C.) (corporateBody)

Cecil, William A. V. (person)

Dole, Elizabeth Hanford (person)

Elizabeth Hanford "Liddy" Dole was born July 29, 1936 in Salisbury, North Carolina. Born Elizabeth Hanford, she attended Duke University, graduating in 1958, obtaining a master's degree in education from Harvard University in 1960 and a J.D. from Harvard Law School in 1965. She married Senator Robert J. Dole as his second wife on December 6, 1975. She moved to Washington, DC as a Democrat in 1966, working on issues concerning the handicapped. She was deputy director of the Office of Consumer Aff...

North Carolina State Wolfpack (Football team) (corporateBody)

Redden, Monroe Minor. (person)

Helms, Jesse. (person)

Cherry, Robert Gregg, 1891-1957 (person)

Lennon, Alton, 1906-1986 (person)

MacRae, Rena N. (person)

Cordon, Norman (person)

Basie, Count, 1904-1984 (person)

Graham, Billy, 1918-.... (person)

Evangelist, radio preacher, and author; born William Franklin Graham on November 18, 1918 in Charlotte, N.C.; graduated from Florida Bible Institute (1940 and Wheaton College (1943); ordained as a Southern Baptist minister, 1940; achieved national prominence in 1949 through his evangelistic meetings in Los Angeles; founded Billy Graham Evangelistic Association, 1952; had extensive evangelistic ministry throughout the world, 1949- ; authored many books and received many awards and honors; organiz...

Wade, Wallace, 1892-1986 (person)

Stick, David, 1919-2009 (person)

Utley, Garrick, 1939-2014 (person)

Raines, Ella, 1921-1988 (person)

Shula, Don, 1930- (person)

Watson, Merle (person)

Belk family. (family)

Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971 (person)

Jazz trumpeter, singer, and bandleader. From the description of Louis Armstrong letter to Walter Winchell, 1942 May 31. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 405121928 Famous American jazz musician, band leader, and inventor of "scat" singing style, nicknamed "Satchmo." From the description of ALS, 1970 February 4 : to the American Hall of Fame Library. (Copley Press, J S Copley Library). WorldCat record id: 16853663 Jazz trumpeter. From the descrip...

U.S. Army Antiaircraft Training Center (Camp Davis, N.C.) (corporateBody)

Azalea Open Invitational Golf Tournament (Wilmington, N.C.) (corporateBody)

North Carolina State Capitol (Raleigh, N.C.) (corporateBody)

Smith, Dean, 1931- (person)

Case, Everett N. (Everett Norris), 1900-1966 (person)

Walker, Douglas Clyde. (person)

Hogan, Ben, 1912-1997 (person)

Kuralt, Charles, 1934-1997 (person)

Charles Bishop Kuralt (1934-1997), newspaper, radio, and television journalist and author, was born in Wilmington, N.C. Kuralt attended the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1951-1955, where served as editor of the "Daily Tar Heel" and worked for WUNC radio. Kuralt then joined the staff of the "Charlotte News" and, in 1957, became a writer for CBS in New York. As a correspondent for CBS, Kuralt was best known for his long-running television series "On the Road" and "Sunday Morning." He ...

Broughton, J. Melville (Joseph Melville), 1888-1949 (person)

Justice, Charlie, 1924- (person)

Aycock, William B. (William Brantley), 1915- (person)

William B. Aycock was a professor in the University of North Carolina School of Law, 1948-1985, and served as chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1957-1964. From the description of William B. Aycock papers 1942-2006. WorldCat record id: 213414476 Legal educator William B. Aycock served as chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill from 1957 to 1964 and as professor at the School of Law for nearly 40 years, retiring a...

North Carolina State Wolfpack (Basketball team) (corporateBody)

Goodman, Benny (person)

Clarinettist and bandleader. From the description of Check signed : New York, N.Y., 1955 May 6. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270914758 American clarinetist, bandleader, and King of Swing. From the description of The Benny Goodman papers, 1933-1982 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 702190423 From the description of The Benny Goodman papers, 1933-1982 (inclusive). (Yale University). WorldCat record id: 122555549 Musician; inter...

North Carolina Azalea Festival (Wilmington, N.C.) (corporateBody)

Friday, Ida Howell (person)

Rankin, Edward L., 1919-2006 (person)

Cornwallis House (Wilmington, N.C.) (corporateBody)

Scott, Robert Walter, 1929-2009 (person)

Krzyzewski, Mike (person)

Wright, Thomas Henry, 1857- (person)

Taylor, Nelson Ferebee (person)

Nelson Ferebee Taylor (1920-2004) of Oxford, N.C., was a corporate lawyer, professor of law, and chancellor of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1972-1980. From the description of Nelson Ferebee Taylor papers, 1903-2002. WorldCat record id: 64024669 Nelson Ferebee Taylor (1920-2004) of Oxford, N.C., was a corporate lawyer, university chancellor, and professor of law. Taylor graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1942 with a...

Kennedy John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963 (person)

John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917, to Joseph P. Kennedy and Rose Fitzgerald Kennedy of Brookline, Massachusetts. John Kennedy, the second of nine children, attended Choate Academy (1932-1935), Princeton University (1935-36), Harvard College (1936-40), and Stanford Business School (1941). In 1940, he published a book based on his senior thesis entitled "Why England Slept." The book criticized British policy of Appeasement. In 1941, Kennedy enlisted in the Navy. In August 1943, Kenn...

Petty, Richard, 1937- (person)

Spangler, C. D. (Clemmie Dixon), 1932- (person)

Brown, Aycock. (person)

Robbins, Harry C. (person)

Kennedy, Edward Moore, 1932-2009 (person)

Edward Moore Kennedy (b. Feb. 22, 1932, Boston, Mass.-d. Aug. 25, 2009), graduated from Harvard University with a B.A. in government in 1956, and received his LL.B. from the University of Virginia in 1959. He served in the United States Army from 1951 to 1953. He was elected democratic senator from Massachusetts in 1962, served until his death in August 2009. He was the Assistant District Attorney for Suffolk County from 1961 to 1962, and sought the Democratic nomination for president in 1980....

Gray, Gordon, 1909-1982 (person)

Gordon Gray (1909-1982), government official, publisher, and educator. A graduate of the Yale Law School, Gray began his professional career as an attorney with a New York Law firm. In 1935, however, he returned to Winston-Salem, North Carolina, to practice law. At approximately the same time, he acquired financial interests in the publishing and broadcasting fields. As operator of radio station WSJS and publisher of the Winston-Salem Journal and the Twin City Sentinel, Gray eventually abandoned...

McColl, Hugh L. (Hugh Leon), 1935- (person)

Faircloth, Lauch, 1928- (person)

Eure, Thad, 1899-1993 (person)

Bowles, Hargrove, 1919-1986. (person)

Kenan, Frank H. (Frank Hawkins) (person)

Frank Hawkins Kenan (1912-1996), philanthropist, businessman, and civic leader of Durham, N.C. From the description of Frank H. Kenan papers, 1937-1996 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 51500419 Frank Hawkins Kenan (1912-1996) was born 3 August 1912 in Atlanta, Ga. He was graduated from Woodberry Forest School in Virginia in 1931 and from the University of North Carolina with a bachelor of science in commerce in 1935. Upon graduation, he began his business caree...

Perkins, Sam, 1961- (person)

Page, Estelle Lawson. (person)

National Basketball Association. (corporateBody)

Swofford, John. (person)

Miller, Glenn, 1904-1944 (person)

Lee, Howard, 1934- (person)

Arthur, William Joseph Eudy, 1911- (person)

Moore, Richard H. (Richard Hancock), 1960- (person)

Earnhardt, Dale, 1951-2001 (person)

Kupchak, Mitch. (person)

New York Yankees (Baseball team) (corporateBody)

The club that became the New York Yankees started as the Baltimore Orioles in 1901. American League President Ban Johnson wanted a club in New York and, after outmaneuvering the politically influential New York Giants, who did not want a competing team, Johnson moved the Orioles to New York. The first ten years of its existence, the team did not do well, contending for the pennant during only one season. In 1914, Colonel Jacob Ruppert and Tillinghast Huston purchased the team. This collection da...

Dorsey, Jimmy, 1904-1957 (person)

Graham, Franklin, 1952-.... (person)

Carraway, Gertrude Sprague, 1896-1993 (person)

Daniels, Frank A. (Frank Arthur), 1931- (person)

Frank A. Daniels (Frank Arthur Daniels Jr., born 1931) of Raleigh, N.C., was president and publisher of the Raleigh News and Observer . He was a business and civic leader, serving on the Raleigh-Durham Airport Authority and also on the Board of the Associated Press. His father, Frank A. Daniels Sr., and his grandfather, Josephus Daniels, were publishers of the News and Observer . Josephus Daniels was Secretary of the Navy, 1913-1921, and United States Ambassador to Mexico, 1933-1941. ...

Vitale, Dick (person)

Ives, Elizabeth Stevenson, 1897-1994 (person)

Interviewee sister of Adlai E. Stevenson; married Ernest Ives. From the description of Reminiscences of Elizabeth Stevenson Ives : oral history, 1966-1969. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122527635 Sister, aide, admirer & confidante of Adlai E. Stevenson (1900-1965). Elizabeth and her husband, Ernest Ives, both actively worked for Adlai's campaigns when he ran for governor of Illinois in 1948 and U.S. President ...

Smith, Arthur, 1921-2014 (person)

Folger, John Hamlin, 1880-1963. (person)

Scheer, Julian (person)

Scheer was Assistant Administrator for Public Affairs. From the description of Credit for work of Irl Newlan of JPL on Ranger 7 film : memo to William H. Pickering, JPL Director, 1965 May 14. (Jet Propulsion Laboratory Library and Archives). WorldCat record id: 733098933 ...

Hodges, Luther Hartwell, 1898-1974 (person)

Luther Hartwell Hodges began his career as an executive for Marshall Field & Comapny, 1919-1950. He was later consultant to the Economic Cooperation Administration, 1950-1951; lieutenant governor, 1953- 1954, and governor, 1956-1960, of North Carolina; United Sates Secretary of Commerce, 1961-1965; head of the Research Triangle Foundation, 1966-1972; and president of Rotary International, 1967-1968. From the description of Luther Hartwell Hodges papers, 1947-1969. WorldCat record...

Teagarden, Jack, 1905-1964 (person)

Jazz musician Weldon Leo (Jack) Teagarden (1905-1964) was born in Vernon, Texas, to Charles and Helen Teagarden. Beginning piano lessons at the age of five, Teagarden switched to trombone two years later. After his first professional performance in 1921, Teagarden played with several Texas bands and made his first trip to New York in 1926. A year later he moved to the city and defeated Glenn Miller for the position of first trombone in Ben Pollack’s band. Teagarden made his first re...

Laettner, Christian (person)

Grandfather Mountain Highland Games (corporateBody)

Cochrane, William McWhorter, 1917- (person)

William McWhorter Cochrane (1917- ) of Newton and Chapel Hill, N.C., and Washington, D.C., worked for the United States Senate in various capacities for more than 40 years. From the description of William McWhorter Cochrane papers, 1862-2002 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 53405163 William McWhorter Cochrane, only son of William Daniel Cochrane and Nancy Veazy Fillingim Cochrane, was born in Newton, N.C., on 6 March 1917. In his youth, he was active in the Boy...

Wake Forest Demon Deacons (Basketball team) (corporateBody)

Ryder Cup (corporateBody)

Old Salem, Inc. (corporateBody)

Loudermilk, John D. (person)

John D. Loudermilk (1934 - ), a widely-recognized songwriter, performer, and producer, was born in Durham, N.C. Under the name Johnny Dee, he began singing on the weekly Little Johnny Dee radio show by age 13. Loudermilk continued to sing and record his own songs throughout his career; however, he is primarily known for his work as a songwriter. His first major hit song, A Rose and a Baby Ruth, was recorded by fellow North Carolinian George Hamilton IV in 1956. In 1958, Loudermilk moved to Nashv...

Bonner, Herbert Covington, 1891-1965 (person)

Herbert Covington Bonner, of Washington, N.C., was a member of the United States House of Representatives from 1940 until his death in 1965. He was chairman of the House Merchant Marine and Fisheries Committee, 1955-1965, and chairman, 1951-1955, of the Intergovernmental Relations Subcommittee ("watchdog committee") of the Expenditures in the Executive Departments Committee, which made changes designed to eliminate waste in the handling of war surplus material and in military supply procurement....

McKinley, Ray (person)

Ford, Phil, 1956- (person)

Hanes, Robert March, 1890-1959 (person)

Robert March Hanes (1890-1959) was a North Carolina banker, legislator, government official, and business and civic leader. From the description of Robert March Hanes papers, 1908-1919 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 36004778 Robert March Hanes (1890-1959) was a North Carolina banker, legislator, government official, and business and civic leader. For biographical information, see T. Harry Gatton's essay on Robert March Hanes in the Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, ...

Tryon Palace (New Bern, N.C.) (corporateBody)

Hooker, Michael. (person)

Symington, Stuart, 1901-1988 (person)

Parks, Bert (person)

Moore, Jeanelle Coulter (person)

First lady of North Carolina (1965-1969); b. Jeanelle Coulter; married Daniel Killian Moore. From the description of Papers, 1964-1975. (North Carolina Division of Archives & Hist). WorldCat record id: 70955863 ...

Sanford, Terry, 1917-1998 (person)

University president, politician. From the description of Reminiscences of Terry Sanford : oral history, 1976. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122597486 Terry Sanford of Scotland, Cumberland, Wake, and Durham counties, N.C., was a politician, educator, administrator, lawyer, and soldier. He served as state senator, 1953-1954; governor of North Carolina, 1961-1965; president of Duke University, 1969-1985; and U.S. senator, 1986-1992. ...

Hunter, Kermit (person)

Kermit Houston Hunter (1910-2001) was the author of 42 outdoor historical dramas. From the description of Kermit Hunter papers, 1956-1966 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 24864230 Kermit Houston Hunter was born on 3 October 1910 in McDowell County, W.Va. He graduated from Ohio State University in 1931. He later studied at the Juilliard School of Music. In the 1930s, Hunter worked on two newspapers, was secretary of two chambers of commerce, business manager of ...

Bowles, Skipper (person)

North Carolina (Battleship : BB-55) (corporateBody)

The USS North Carolina, known as "the Showboat", was launched in October 1937 as the first of ten North Carolina-class fast battleships. It was armed with nine 16 inch guns in three turrets and 20 5 inch, .38 caliber guns in ten twin mounts, and considered the most powerful naval ship of the era. The USS North Carolina served in the Pacific theater of the Second World War, where it operated as a mobile weapons platform tasked with protecting aircraft carriers from Japanese attacks. It was struck...

Marshall, George C. (George Catlett), 1880-1959 (person)

George Catlett Marshall (b. December 31, 1880, Uniontown, Pennsylvania-d. October 16, 1959, Washington, D.C.), had a long and auspicious career in the United States (U.S.) Army and to the United States. He graduated from the Virginia Military Institute in 1901 and served his country as U.S. Secretary of State, Secretary of Defense, Envoy to China, Army Chief of Staff, and as President of the American Red Cross. Marshall, America's first five-star general, was born in Uniontown, Pennsylvania, ...

Wallace, Rasheed, 1974- (person)

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Carter, Jimmy, 1924- (person)

Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.), thirty-ninth president of the United States, was born on October 1, 1924, in Plains, Georgia, and grew up in the nearby community of Archery. His father, James Earl Carter, Sr., was a farmer and businessman; his mother, Lillian Gordy, a registered nurse. He was educated in the Plains public schools, attended Georgia Southwestern College and the Georgia Institute of Technology, and received a B.S. from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1946. In the Navy he became a ...

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Justice, Charlie, 1924-2003 (person)

United States. Army (corporateBody)

The United States Army is the largest branch of the United States Armed Forces and performs land-based military operations. It is one of the seven uniformed services of the United States and is designated as the Army of the United States in the United States Constitution, Article 2, Section 2, Clause 1 and United States Code, Title 10, Subtitle B, Chapter 301, Section 3001. As the largest and senior branch of the U.S. military, the modern U.S. Army has its roots in the Continental Army, which wa...

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Snead, Sam, 1912-2002 (person)

Cecil, Mimi. (person)

Chesley, Castleman D. (person)

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Graham, Frank Porter, 1886-1972 (person)

President of the University of North Carolina; U.S. senator for North Carolina. From the description of Correspondence to Maxwell Struthers Burt, 1943-1950. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 122619645 Educator, government official. From the description of Reminiscences of Frank Porter Graham : oral history, 1965. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 122376749 University president. From the...

Taylor, H. Patrick (Hoyt Patrick), 1924- (person)

Hoyt Patrick Taylor, Jr., a native of Wadesboro, N.C., is a North Carolina attorney and politician. He served in the North Carolina House of Representatives from 1955-1966 and was elected Speaker of the House during his last term. Taylor served as Lieutenant Governor of North Carolina from 1969-1973 and ran unsuccessfully against Skipper Bowles for the Democratic nomination in the 1972 gubernatorial race. Taylor and his father, Hoyt Patrick Taylor, Sr., are the only father-son pair to have both ...

Reagan, Ronald, 1911-2004 (person)

Ronald Wilson Reagan (1911-2004) was the 40th President of the United States and served two terms in office from 1981 to 1989. He was born on February 6, 1911, in Tampico, Illinois, the second son of Nelle Wilson and John Edward ("Jack") Reagan. His father nicknamed him "Dutch" as a baby. In 1920 the family resettled in Dixon, Illinois. In 1928 Reagan graduated from Dixon High School, where he had been student body president, an actor in school plays, and a student athlete. He partici...

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Doherty, Matt, 1962- (person)

Hampton, Lionel (person)

Lionel Hampton was born in Louisville, Kentucky on April 20, 1908. He died on August 31, 2002 in New York City. He showed a talent for music at an early age and by high school, was playing drums with a jazz band organized by his employer, a newspaper called the Chicago Defender. Later, he attended classes in music theory at the University of Southern California and gained a reputation as a great drummer on the West Coast. In 1930, Louis Armstrong, when working for Les Hite’s band, a...

Griffith, Andy, 1926-2012 (person)

Andy Griffith was born in Mount Airy, N.C., on 1 June 1926. He attended the University of North Carolina and was graduated in 1949. As an actor, he quickly gained fame through his portrayal of an illiterate hillbilly in the Broadway and film versions of No Time for Sergeants (1955). He also used this character in monologues such as What it Was Was Football and in appearances on the Ed Sullivan Show . Although he continued to appear in films ( A Face in the Crowd in 1956 and Onionhead in 1958), i...