Category Archives: Photojournalism

Ambassador William C. Bullitt visits UNC, 1941

At this time of danger each American must ask himself each day not what he can get from his country but what he can give to his country, and must ask himself each night: “Have I given enough?” —William C. … Continue reading Continue reading

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Dismal Day in Dallas

Head Coach Larry Fedora’s 2014 Tar Heels are going bowling. For the 31st time, going back to 1947, UNC’s football team will play in a post season bowl game—this time it’s the “Quick Lane Bowl” in Detroit on Friday, December … Continue reading Continue reading

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Thomas Wolfe in Hugh Morton’s time

The hands of Julia Wolfe frame photographs of her departed son, noted North Carolina born author Thomas Wolfe. While a student at Chapel Hill, Hugh Morton was given the assignment by a student publication to make photographs of Tom Wolfe’s … Continue reading Continue reading

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“Mighty Mites,” Morton, and millions of azaleas

The 67th Annual North Carolina Azalea Festival will be presented in Wilmington April, 9 – 13, 2014.  World class entertainment and millions of azaleas will combine to welcome spring to the Tar Heel state again.  Wilmington’s celebration of spring began … Continue reading Continue reading

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From Richmond to Chapel Hill . . . from Charlotte to the Moon

February 20, 1962 was an important day in United States space history.  On that day, US Astronaut John Glenn became the first American to orbit the earth.  On that same date thirty-six years earlier—February 20, 1926—an unsung hero of the … Continue reading Continue reading

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The State of OUR STATE at 80

There’s going to be a special birthday party at the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh on June 8, 2013: Our State magazine will be 80 years old.  The celebration will begin at 11 AM and will include musical … Continue reading Continue reading

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