Archive for July 9th, 2009

On this date in 1951, 23  Charlotte debutantes, “looking as gracious as any ante-bellum belles,” appear on the cover of Life magazine. Inside, Life devotes a four-page spread to Charlotte’s recent challenge to “the social supremacy” of Raleigh: “For many a decade an old social tradition has plagued North Carolina’s country belles: the only affair […]

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