Hugh Morton Photographs and Films, late 1920s-2006 (bulk1940s-1990s)


Hugh Morton Photographs and Films, late 1920s-2006 (bulk1940s-1990s)

late 1920s-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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Williams, Roy, 1950- (person)

Jordan, B. Everett (Benjamin Everett) (person)

Textile manufacturer, politician, and United States Senator from North Caroina (1958-1972). From the description of Benjamin Everett Jordan papers, 1936-1974 and undated, (bulk 1958-1972). (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 25149903 1896, Sept. 8 Born, Ramseur, Randolph County, N. C., son of the Rev. Henry Harrison and Annie Elizabeth Sellers Jordan ...

Palmer, Arnold, 1929-2016 (person)

Broyhill, James T. (person)

James Thomas Broyhill, United States Congressman from North Carolina, 1963-1986. From the description of James Thomas Broyhill papers 1963-1991. (Western North Carolina Library Network). WorldCat record id: 44160339 ...

Clemson Tigers (Basketball team) (corporateBody)

Hartley, Joseph L., 1871?-1966. (person)

Sprunt, Kenneth M. (person)

Gabriel, Roman, 1940- (person)

Gray, Glen, 1906-1963 (person)

Considered to be the first swing band in the United States, the Casa Loma Orchestra got its start in Detroit as Jean Goldkette and the Orange Blossoms. In 1929, the band played at the exclusive Casa Loma, a new club in Toronto. Later that year, the band adopted the club's name and set up a corporation, becoming the first cooperative band of its kind. After playing at prestigious venues like New York's Roseland Ballroom and the Glen Island Casino, the Casa Loma Orchestra performed on the "Camel C...

Duke Blue Devils (Basketball team) (corporateBody)

Hamilton, George, IV, 1937-2014 (person)

Country music performer. Born July 19, 1937. Began career in the 1950s as a teen idol with the hit "A Rose and A Baby Ruth." Moved to country music in the early 1960s with several hits, including "Abilene" (1963). Known as the "International Ambassador of Country Music" for his extensive international travel and popularity. From the description of Oral history interview with George Hamilton IV; 1991 June 27; Interview conducted by John W. Rumble and Paul Kingsbury; 1991 June 27. (Cou...

Hill, Grant, 1972-.... (person)

Boone, Daniel, 1734-1820 (person)

Daniel Boone (1734-1820) was a pioneer land settler, Indian fighter and he served in military and political positions in Kentucky. At the time this letter was written, he was on the verge of losing his many tracts of land because the titles were improperly entered. From the description of Letter : to Charles Yanc[e]y, Luecy [i.e. Louisa] County, 1785 May 30. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122602570 Indian fighter and scout. From the description of Daniel Boone pa...

Piedmont Airlines (corporateBody)

Democratic National Convention (1968 : Chicago, Ill.) (corporateBody)

Carter, Hodding (person)

Hodding Carter III was born in New Orleans, La., on 7 April 1935 to journalist and publisher Hodding Carter II and Betty Werlein. He grew up in Greenville, Miss., and graduated from Princeton University in 1957. Carter served in the United States Marine Corps after college and then began working at the Delta Democrat-Times as a reporter, then managing editor, and finally associate publisher. Carter was co-chair of the delegation that ousted Mississippi's white regular Democratic Par...

Jaworski, Leon (person)

Davis, Burke, 1913-2006 (person)

Burke Davis (1913-2006) was a journalist, novelist, historian, and biographer from Durham, N.C. From the guide to the Burke Davis Papers, 1920-1987, (University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Historical Collection.) Burke Davis was a journalist, novelist, historian, and biographer from Durham, N.C. From the description of Burke Davis papers, 1920-19887. WorldCat record id: 34641226 ...

Mattingly, Don, 1961- (person)

Atlantic Coast Conference (corporateBody)

Kennedy, Rose Fitzgerald, 1890-1995. (person)

Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald Kennedy (1890-1995) was born in Boston, Massachusetts, the daughter of John Francis (a politician) and Mary Josephine (Hannon) Fitzgerald. She married Joseph Patrick Kennedy, financier and diplomat, on October 7, 1914. She was a graduate of Covenant of the Sacred Heart School in Boston, the Blumenthal Academy, and Manhattanville College of the Sacred Heart. She was the mother of former President John F. Kennedy and former U.S. Senator Robert F. Kennedy. From...

Brown, Mack, 1951- (person)

Fountain, L. H. (Lawrence H.), 1913-2002 (person)

Lawrence H. Fountain (1913-2002) of Edgecombe County, N.C., served as a United States representative from 1953-1982 in North Carolina's Second District. During Fountain's tenure, the district straddled the state's northern coastal plain and piedmont and included at one time or another sixteen different counties. For most of Fountain's congressional career, he served on the Government Operations Committee and the Foreign Affairs Committee, where he also served as chairman of the Near East Subcomm...

Democratic National Convention (1972 : Miami, Fla.) (corporateBody)

Shelton, Henry H. (person)

Cunningham, Billy, 1943- (person)

Smith, Kenny, 1965 March 8- (person)

Democratic National Convention (1960 : Los Angeles, Calif.) (corporateBody)

Martin, James G. (James Grubbs), 1935- (person)

James G. Martin, son of Rev. Arthur Morrison Martin and Mary Grubbs Martin, was born in Savannah, Ga., 11 December 1935. In 1960 he received his Ph.D. in chemistry from Princeton University. From 1966 to 1972, Martin served on the Mecklenburg County Board of Commissioners, serving as chair, 1967-1971. In 1968, he was a delegate to the Republican National Convention. Martin served six consecutive terms in the U.S. House of Representatives from North Carolina's Ninth Congressional District, 1972-1...

Capp, Al, 1909-1979 (person)

Cartoonist, illustrator; New York, N.Y. Creator of the comic strip "Lil' Abner". Full name is Alfred Gerald Caplin. From the description of Al Capp cartoon drawings, 1950-1959. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122515753 ...

Queens College (Charlotte, N.C.) (corporateBody)

Calloway, Cab, 1907-1994 (person)

Cabell Calloway III (December 25, 1907 – November 18, 1994) was a Black American singer, songwriter, dancer, bandleader, conductor and actor. He was associated with the Cotton Club in Harlem, where he was a regular performer and became a popular vocalist of the swing era. His niche of mixing jazz and vaudeville won him acclaim during a career that spanned over 65 years. Calloway was a master of energetic scat singing and led one of the most popular dance bands in the United States from the ea...

Cobb, Beatrice, 1888-1959 (person)

Football (corporateBody)

Pearsall, Thomas J. (Thomas Jenkins), 1903-1981 (person)

Thomas J. Pearsall was an attorney of Rocky Mount, N.C., who was the chief author of the 1956 Pearsall Plan for school integration in North Carolina and chairman of the board of the Roanoke Island Historical Association, 1975-1981. From the description of Thomas Jenkins Pearsall papers, 1954-1979 [manuscript]. WorldCat record id: 25814074 Thomas Jenkins Pearsall was born on 11 February 1903 in Rocky Mount, North Carolina. He married Elizabeth Braswell and lived ...

Glamack, George. (person)

Miss North Carolina Pageant. (corporateBody)

American Automobile Association (AAA) (corporateBody)

Valvano, Jim (person)

South Carolina Fighting Gamecocks (Football team) (corporateBody)

McKinney, Bones, 1919-1997 (person)

North Caroliniana Society (corporateBody)

North Carolina Press Association (corporateBody)

The North Carolina Press Association (NCPA) was founded on 15 May 1873. Member newspapers created the organization "for mutual benefit and protection." The NCPA holds annual conventions to discuss important issues facing the press. During the 1960s and 1970s, the NCPA retained lawyer William Lassiter to monitor legislation that threatened to limit freedom of the press and to report on other legal issues with which the NCPA was concerned, including privacy and access to governmental meetings. The...

Honorary Tar Heels (Fraternal organization) (corporateBody)

Breathitt, Edward T., 1924- (person)

Edward Thompson Breathitt was born in Hopkinsville, Kentucky on November 26, 1924 to Edward T. and Mary Jo (Wallace) Breathitt. He enlisted in the Army Air Force and served from 1942 to 1945 during World War II. Mr. Breathitt graduated with a bachelor's degree in commerce in 1948 and a law degree in 1950. Upon receipt of the law degree, he joined a local law firm in Hopkinsville, Ky. He was admitted to the Kentucky bar in 1950. Mr. Breathitt was elected to the Kentucky House of Representatives i...

Democratic Party (U.S.) (corporateBody)

Daniels, Josephus, 1862-1948 (person)

Josephus Daniels, son of Josephus and Mary (Cleves) Daniels, was born in Washington, North Carolina, May 18, 1862. He attended the Wilson Collegiate Institute. On May 2, 1888, he married Addie W. Bagley. At the age of eighteen, he was editor of the "Wilson Advance"; admitted to the bar in 1885; state printer for North Carolina, 1887-1893; chief clerk, Department of the Interior, 1893-1895; editor of the "Raleigh State Chronicle", 1885; editor of the "Raleigh State News and Observer", 1894-1919; ...

Tufts, Richard S. (person)

North Carolina Tar Heels (Football team) (corporateBody)

Anderson, Singleton C. (person)

Colonna, Jerry, d. 1986 (person)

Davis, Walter, 1954- (person)

Boyd, Ty (person)

United States. Army. Signal Photo Company, 161st. (corporateBody)

Spillane, Mickey, 1918-2006 (person)

Mickey Spillane (Frank Morrison Spillane) was born March 9, 1918, in Brooklyn, NY. He became a writer of mystery and detective novels, and is best know for his character, Mike Hammer. He wrote his first Mike Hammer story, I, the Jury, in three weeks, when he needed money to buy real estate. His publishers 'questioned its good taste and literary merit,' but felt it would sell, and it became the first of a long series. In 1979, his publisher dared him to write a book for children. The result was T...

Kentucky Derby (corporateBody)

Cameron, Edmund McCullough, 1902-1988. (person)

Edmund "Eddie" McCullough Cameron served as head basketball coach, head football coach, and Athletic Director during his 46-year career at Duke University. He was known for enhancing Duke athletics and the Department of Physical Education by improving and adding facilities and expanding athletic programs. The Cameron Indoor Stadium at Duke was named in his honor. From the description of Edmund M. Cameron records, 1929-1972. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 53906099 ...

Lunsford, Bascom Lamar, 1882-1973 (person)

Tweetsie Railroad (N.C.) (corporateBody)

National Football League (corporateBody)

The National Football League, also known as the NFL, is a professional American football league consisting of thirty-two teams, divided equally between the National Football Conference (NFC) and the American Football Conference (AFC). The NFL is one of the four major professional sports leagues in North America, and the highest professional level of American football in the world...

Burleson, Tommy L. (person)

Udall, Stewart L. (person)

U.S. secretary of the interior, lawyer, and author. Born 1920. From the description of Stewart L. Udall papers, 1961-1969. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981747 Lawyer; Democratic U.S. Representative from Arizona, 1955-1960; U.S. Secretary of the Interior, 1961-1968. From the description of Papers, 1950-[ongoing] (bulk 1950-1977). (University of Arizona). WorldCat record id: 28318942 Stewart L. Udall is a former politician and government official from ...

Eagleton, Thomas F., 1929-2007 (person)

Senator from Missouri. From the description of Autograph letter signed : Washington, to Edward Wagenknecht, [no year] Aug. 7. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270863912 ...

Cotten, Elizabeth, 1893-1987 (person)

Elizabeth Cotten, also known as Libba Cotten, (born Elizabeth Nevills, January 5, 1893, Carrboro, North Carolina – died June 29, 1987, Syracuse, New York), American folk and blues musician. She was a self-taught left-handed guitarist who played a guitar strung for a right-handed player, but played it upside down. This position meant that she would play the bass lines with her fingers and the melody with her thumb. Her signature alternating bass style has become known as "Cotten picking". Nationa...

Edmisten, Rufus, 1941- (person)

Rufus Leigh Edmisten was a North Carolina attorney general, Democratic candidate for governor, and secretary of state. Born 12 July 1941 in Boone, N.C., Edmisten began his political career early by serving as student body president at Appalachian High School in 1959, the same year he graduated. He then attended the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where he earned a B.A. in political science and religious studies in 1963. Edmisten next attended the George Wash...

Smith, Ralph, 1940- (person)

Pegram, George, 1911-1974 (person)

McRae family. (family)

Watson, Doc (person)

Doc Watson (1923- ), Anglo-American guitarist, of Deep Gap, N.C., winner of four Grammy music industry awards, and considered by many to be the foremost player of the flat-picking guitar style. From the description of John Edwards memorial collection, 1963-1965. WorldCat record id: 27190383 ...

Monitor (Ironclad) (corporateBody)

Nixon, Pat, 1912-1993 (person)

As the wife of the President Richard Nixon, Thelma Catherine “Pat” Ryan Nixon was First Lady of the United States from 1969 to 1974. She was an avid supporter of charitable causes and volunteerism. Born Thelma Catherine Ryan on March 16, 1912 in Ely, Nevada, “Pat” Nixon acquired her nickname within hours. Her father, William Ryan, called her his “St. Patrick’s babe in the morn” when he came home from the mines before dawn. Soon the family moved to California and settled on a small truck fa...

Ragan, Sam, 1915- (person)

Samuel Talmadge Ragan was born in Berea in Granville County, N.C., in 1915. He was graduated from Atlantic Christian College in 1936 and was awarded a Doctorate of Literature from there in 1972. Ragan served as the first secretary of the North Carolina Department of Art, Culture, and History from 1972 to 1973. He wrote two award winning collections of poetry, The Tree in the Far Pasture in 1964 and To the Waters Edge in 1971, along with several works of non-fiction and prose. In 198...

Bergen, Polly, 1930-2014 (person)

Biographical Note Actress/singer Polly Bergen was born July 14, 1930 in Knoxville, TN, making her radio debut at the age of 14 and honing her craft on the summer stock circuit before journeying to Hollywood in 1949. She soon made her feature debut in Across the Rio Grande, quickly followed by roles in no less than three Dean Martin/Jerry Lewis comedies -- At War with the Army, That's My Boy and The Stooge. Increasing dissatisfaction with the ...

Washington Redskins (Football team) (corporateBody)

Jefferson-Pilot Corporation (corporateBody)

Langford, Frances (person)

Jordan, Michael, 1963-.... (person)

Younger, Richard Evans (person)

Maryland Terrapins (Basketball team) (corporateBody)

Leahy, Frank, 1908-1973 (person)

Head football coach, University of Notre Dame, 1941-1953. From the description of Papers, 1941-1974. (University of Notre Dame). WorldCat record id: 23380861 ...

Hodges, Luther Hartwell, 1936- (person)

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)

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)

Fairchild, Raymond (person)

Hornung, Paul, 1935- (person)

Goerch, Carl, 1891-1974 (person)

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, ...

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)

Cody, Iron Eyes (person)

Packer, Billy (person)

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

Cecil, William A. V. (person)

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)

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)

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 ...

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)

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...

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)

National Basketball Association. (corporateBody)

Swofford, John. (person)

Lee, Howard, 1934- (person)

Arthur, William Joseph Eudy, 1911- (person)

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

Earnhardt, Dale, 1951-2001 (person)

Ralph Dale Earnhardt (April 29, 1951 – February 18, 2001) was an American professional stock car driver and racing team owner, who raced from 1975 to 2001 in the former NASCAR Winston Cup Series (now called the NASCAR Cup Series), most notably driving the No. 3 Chevrolet for Richard Childress Racing. His aggressive driving style earned him the nicknames "the Intimidator", "the Man in Black" and "Ironhead"; after his son Dale Earnhardt Jr. joined the Cup Series circuit in 1999, Earnhardt was gene...

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...

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)

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, ...

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 ...

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)

United States. Air Force. Thunderbirds (corporateBody)

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 ...

Appalachian State University. (corporateBody)

MacDonald, N.J. (person)

Cole, Grady. (person)

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...

North Carolina Tar Heels (Basketball team) (corporateBody)

Snead, Sam, 1912-2002 (person)

Cecil, Mimi. (person)

Chesley, Castleman D. (person)

University of North Carolina at Wilmington (corporateBody)

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...

McNeely, John (person)

Doherty, Matt, 1962- (person)

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...