Remembering Chapel Hill : The Twentieth Century As We Lived It

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  • Copyright: 2009-07-03
  • Publisher: History Pr
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Since the 1789 charter of the country's first state university, Chapel Hill has attracted people from all over who found that the village was the perfect place to put down roots. In this collection, local newspaper columnist Valarie Schwartz celebrates many of Chapel Hill's most notable residents, from the World War II veteran who came to law school after the war and ended up as president of the UNC system for thirty years to the couple from the Midwest who arrived in 1935 and spent their careers building the North Carolina Symphony Orchestra. Featuring stories of struggle and success from all walks of life, "Remembering Chapel Hill" is a tribute to the twentieth-century citizens who made the town what it is today: 'the Southern part of heaven.'

Table of Contents

Prefacep. 7
The Early Yearsp. 9
Nell Pickardp. 12
Clemmie Flowe Thompsonp. 14
Mack Fousheep. 18
Olivia Farrington Edwardsp. 20
Getting Things Startedp. 23
Kiwanis Clubp. 25
Institute of Government: Albert and Gladys Coatesp. 29
North Carolina Symphony: Benjamin and Maxine Swalinp. 36
North Carolina Memorial Hospital: Reece and Norma Berryhillp. 43
University of North Carolina Woman's Clubp. 56
Life after World War IIp. 61
A "Snapshot" of Lifep. 62
Bill and Ida Fridayp. 66
Kay and Georgia Kyserp. 73
Chapel Hill High School Reunionp. 79
Struggles to Improve Lifep. 83
White Students at Northside Elementaryp. 86
Lincoln High School Reunionp. 90
Frances Neal Hargravesp. 96
Melvin and Zora Rashkisp. 107
Joe Nassifp. 114
Epiloguep. 123
Selected Bibliographyp. 125
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