Archive for October 9th, 2009

Several new titles just added to “What’s New in the North Carolina Collection?”  To see the full list simply click on the link in this entry or click on the “What’s New in the North Carolina Collection?” link under the heading “Pages” in the right column. As always, full citations for all the new titles […]

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Maxine Swalin, 1903-2009

Maxine Swalin died at her home on October 8, 2009. Wife of the late Benjamin F. Swalin, long-time Director of the North Carolina Symphony, Maxine worked with her husband to rescue the Symphony from its low point in the late 1930s and build it into a nationally recognized musical institution. Her contributions to the orchestra […]

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We just had a post on festivals, so I thought I would share this interesting image from the North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives. No, this was not a fall festival (the date on the banner is June 1-6, [1936]), but an interesting and scrumptious event nonetheless. Here’s what we know about the image: “Motorcade at […]

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