Archive for June 17th, 2011

Otto Wood On Stage

Our Otto Wood post has generated lots of comments, so our readers may also find this news story from the Salisbury Post of interest: Otto Wood’s legend becomes play

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North Carolina University, at Chapel Hill / “Old East and Old Well[“] [Etchings of North Carolina Scenes] Album 9, Plate XXXXII© Louis Orr 1949North Carolina Collection While working as a corporate lawyer in Paris in 1929, Tar Heel native Robert Lee Humber met a 50-year-old, Connecticut-born artist living there. The artist, Louis Orr, had already […]

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“[Bill France] plunged back into the racing business almost as soon as the fireworks of V-J day had sputtered out. In October [1945] he traveled to Charlotte, N.C., to promote a stock-car race on the old half-mile clay oval at the local fairgrounds. ‘I went to see Wilton Garrison, who was the sports editor of […]

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