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African American Dance Ensemble
by Pertalion, Patricia L. The African American Dance Ensemble, founded in Durham in 1984 by Raleigh native Chuck Davis, seeks to preserve and promote traditional African and American dance and music while entertaining and [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
African and African American Storytelling
by Wilson, Madafo Lloyd. African and African American Storytelling By Madafo Lloyd Wilson Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel Junior Historian, Spring 2002. Tar Heel Junior Historian Association, NC Museum of [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
American Dance Festival
by Pertalion, Patricia L. The American Dance Festival (ADF) is a six-week summer gathering of dance students, choreographers, and dance professionals of emerging and legendary status who work together in an exchange of dance [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Apprenticeship
by Stevenson, George, Canipe, Jeremy T. Apprenticeship by George Stevenson and Jeremy T. Canipe, 2006. See also: Indentured [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Art of John White
by Mewborn, Suzanne. The Art of John White By Suzanne Mewborn Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel Junior Historian, Fall 2007. Tar Heel Junior Historian Association, NC Museum of History If you travel [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Arts and arts organizations
by Weaver, Ardath Goldstein. North Carolina is known for a rich cultural heritage rooted in the arts. The arts communicate the essence of the state’s community and culture. They also contribute to a diversified and innovative [...] (from NCpedia.)
Basket Making
by Cross, Dennis W. Basket making has likely been a part of North Carolina's history as long as human beings have inhabited the region. Although the fragility of basket materials means that few related artifacts still [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bearden, Romare
by Wegner, Ansley Herring. Bearden, Romare by Ansley Wegner, Research Branch, NC Office of Archives and History, 2013 www.ncmarkers.com   Romare Bearden was born in Charlotte in 1911. Although his family [...] (from Research Branch, NC Office of Archives and History.)
Biltmore Industries
by Holland, Ron. Biltmore Industries by Ron Holland, 2006 See also: Biltmore Forest School; Biltmore House; Asheville The origins of Biltmore Estate Industries can be traced to Eleanor Vance and Charlotte [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Black Mountain College
by Williams, Wiley J., Vocci, Robert Blair. Black Mountain College by Wiley J. Williams and Robert Blair Vocci, 2006 Black Mountain College, an [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Blakeley Silver Service
by Murray, Elizabeth Reid, Farnham, Thomas J. Blakeley Silver Service by Thomas J. Farnham, 2006 Additional research provided by Elizabeth Reid Murray. See also: Wasp. Word that Captain Johnston Blakeley and the men of the U.S. [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bridgers, Ann Preston
by Bridgers, H. C., Jr. Ann Preston Bridgers, teacher and actress, was born in Raleigh. During most of her childhood she lived in Adrian, Ga., with her parents, Annie Preston Cain of Hillsborough and Robert Rufus Bridgers, [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Buck Dancing
by Baker, Bruce E. Buck dancing is a folk dance that originated among African Americans during the era of slavery. It was largely associated with the North Carolina Piedmont and, later, with the blues. The original [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Charles, Lucile Marie Hoerr
by Rives, Ralph Hardee. Lucile Marie Hoerr Charles, lecturer, scholar, and first director of dramatic arts at East Carolina University in Greenville, was a native of Chicago, the daughter of Charles Ferdinand Hoerr and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Clogging
by Baker, Bruce E. Clogging is a form of traditional solo step dancing to traditional string music common in western North Carolina and growing in popularity across the state and nation. The term has been used to [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Coastal Life
by Amspacher, Karen Willis. Coastal Life "Homegrown Skills: Creating a Way of Life at the Coast" by Karen Willis Amspacher Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel Junior Historian. Fall 2009. Tar Heel Junior [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Community theater, Thalian Association
by Tetterton, Beverly, Steelman, Bennett L. The Thalian Association is the name of a succession of amateur theatrical companies active in Wilmington for more than 200 years. Wilmington gentlemen organized the first "theatrical corps" sometime [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Cultural Resources, Department of
by Williams, Wiley J. The Department of Art, Culture, and History was created by the Executive Organization Act of 1971 and activated in 1972. By this statute, various commissions, boards, and independent state agencies [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Dance
by Pertalion, Patricia L., Moore, Cecelia, Koos, Emily, Conley, Robin. Dance by Emily Koos and Patricia L. Pertalion, 2006 Additional research provided by Robin Conley and Cecelia Moore. See also: African American Dance Ensemble; American Dance Festival; [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Decoys
by Carr, Dawson V. Wild waterfowl provided an abundant source of food for settlers of the North Carolina coastal regions, and early residents often made decoys to lure the birds within range of their guns. Not until [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Dramatic Arts- Part 1: Introduction
by Wegner, Ansley Herring, Moore, Cecelia, Mitchell, Ted. Dramatic Arts by Ansley Herring Wegner and Ted Mitchell Additional research provided by Cecelia Moore. See also: Opera Houses; Outdoor Dramas; Strolling Players; Thalian [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Dramatic Arts- Part 2: Early Productions and Important Playwrights
by Wegner, Ansley Herring, Moore, Cecelia, Mitchell, Ted. Dramatic Arts by Ansley Herring Wegner and Ted Mitchell Additional research provided by Cecelia Moore. See also: Opera Houses; Outdoor Dramas; Strolling Players; Thalian [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Dramatic Arts- Part 4: Professional Companies and Festivals
by Wegner, Ansley Herring, Moore, Cecelia, Mitchell, Ted. Dramatic Arts by Ansley Herring Wegner and Ted Mitchell Additional research provided by Cecelia Moore. See also: Opera Houses; Outdoor Dramas; Strolling Players; Thalian [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Ecce Homo
by Powell, William S. Ecce Homo (Behold the Man), a famous oil painting by Francisco Pacheco measuring about 30 by 40 inches in size and depicting Christ wearing a crown of thorns, hangs in St. James Episcopal Church in [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Erskine, Emma Payne
by Walser, Richard. Emma Payne Erskine, writer, painter, and civic leader, was born in Racine, Wis., the daughter of Alfred and Olive Child Payne. Her father, a native of England, was a portraitist and taught at the Art [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Folk Art
by Baker, Bruce E., McFee, Philip, Kress, Kelly. Folk Art by Philip McFee and Bruce E. Baker, 2006 Additional research provided by Kelly Kress. See also: Black Mountain College; Decoys; Fraktur; John C. Campbell Folk School; Pine [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Folk art, Whirligigs created by Vollis Simpson
by Weaver, Ardath Goldstein, Anonymous. State Folk Art of North Carolina: Whirligigs by Vollis Simpson by Ardath Goldstein [...] (from North Carolina Arts Council.)
Folk Plays
by Pennington, Nancy. Folk Plays Get Off Your Seat and Up on That Stage by Nancy Pennington, edited by Government & Heritage Library Staff. Reprinted with permission from The Tar heel Junior Historian, [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Folkmoot USA
by Pertalion, Patricia L. Folkmoot USA, headquartered in Waynesville, is a folk music and dance festival celebrating a diversity of cultures from around the world. Started in 1983, Folkmoot-also known as the North Carolina [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Fraktur
by Homrighaus, Ruth E. Fraktur is a form of folk art imported by Pennsylvania German immigrants to North Carolina in the eighteenth century. Fraktur's central feature is elaborate lettering based on the German gothic [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Gardner, Ava
by Cannon, Doris Rollins. A child destined to become an international movie sensation, with a personal life that rivaled fiction, Ava Gardner, was born on December 24, 1922 in the small farm community of Grabtown, eight miles [...] (from NCpedia.)
Gettysburg Monument
by McCaslin, Richard B. The monument to North Carolina soldiers who fought and died at the Battle of Gettysburg (1-3 July 1863) during the Civil War was created by Gutzon Borglum of San Antonio, Tex., at a cost of $50,000. [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Goodrich, Frances Louisa
by Pitman, L. L. Frances Louisa Goodrich, artist, teacher, and craftsman, was born in Binghamton, N.Y., the daughter of the Reverend William Henry and Mary Prichard Goodrich. She spent her early years and was [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Gospel Music
by Williams, Wiley J., Foote, Margaret, Kobrin, Lisa Brantley. Gospel music, in both its African American and white traditions, is a very popular and influential musical form in North Carolina. The term "gospel" usually refers to a style of religious music [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Governor's School of North Carolina
by Cherry, Kevin. The Governor's School of North Carolina is the nation's oldest statewide residential summer program for academically gifted high school students. Founded in 1963 at the urging of Governor Terry [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Great Migration
by McKinley, Cynthia Risser, McKinley, Shepherd W. The Great Migration and North Carolina by Dr. Shepherd W. McKinley and Cynthia Risser McKinley Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel Junior Historian. Spring 2006. Tar Heel Junior [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Henderson, Isabelle Bowen
by Hartley, Lodwick. Isabelle Bowen Henderson, portraitist and floriculturist, was born in Wilmington, the daughter of Arthur Finn Bowen, who was for many years business manager of North Carolina State College, and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
History of the North Carolina Awards
by Rudersdorf, Amy, Agan, Kelly. History of the North Carolina Awards by Amy Rudersdorf, N.C. Government & Heritage Library, 2012; Kelly Agan, N.C. Government & Heritage Library, 2014, 2015 See also: North [...] (from NCpedia.)
John C. Campbell Folk School
by Baker, Bruce E. The John C. Campbell Folk School is located in Brasstown, near the town of Murphy in western North Carolina (Cherokee County). Named for social worker and writer John C. Campbell, the school was [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Jugtown
by Troxler, George W. In nineteenth- and early twentieth-century North Carolina, "jugtown" referred to a number of rural, pottery-producing communities. Jugtowns were known to have existed in Buncombe, Catawba, and Moore [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Lost Colony Play (from Tar Heel Junior Historian)
by Dumoulin, Christine. History is full of mysteries. But perhaps none have held more interest or spawned more theories than John White’s disappearing 1587 colonists. Thousands of books, documents, letters, essays, and [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Louis Orr Etchings
by Humber, John L. The Louis Orr etchings were 51 etchings by world-class artist Louis Orr, portraying public school buildings, churches, private residences, and scenic views around North Carolina selected for their [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Louise Wells Cameron Art Museum
by Johnston, W. Lee, Jr. The Louise Wells Cameron Art Museum opened in 1962 in St. John's Masonic Lodge at 114 Orange Street in Wilmington as the St. John's Museum of Art. The building had been designed to house St. John's [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Mabley, Jackie (Moms)
by Gillespie, James D. Mabley, Jackie (Moms) by James D. Gillespie 1898–23 May 1975 (1898–23 May 1975), comedienne and actress, was born Loretta Mary Aiken in Brevard, the daughter of "Uncle" Jim and Mary Aiken. [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Menhaden Chanteymen
by Foote, Margaret, Kress, Kelly. The Menhaden Chanteymen are a group of retired African American fishermen who previously worked off the coast near Beaufort. The group, during their working years, used singing to synchronize the [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Mint Museum of Art
by Baker, Bruce E. The Mint Museum of Art is located in Charlotte in a building that once served as the first branch of the U.S. Mint outside Philadelphia. Gold was discovered in the Charlotte area in 1799, and by the [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Morgan, Lucy Calista
by Powell, William S. Lucy Calista Morgan, founder of the Penland School of Handicrafts, was born in the Cartoogechaye community of Macon County, the daughter of Alfred and Fannie Eugenia Siler Morgan. She received her [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Mountain Heritage Center
by Baker, Bruce E. The Mountain Heritage Center, located at Western Carolina University in Cullowhee, is a museum focusing on the natural and cultural history and heritage of western North Carolina and the southern [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts
by Caldwell, Martha Belle. The Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts (MESDA), founded in Winston-Salem in 1965 by Frank L. Horton, is dedicated to exhibiting and researching the regional decorative arts of the South before [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
North Carolina Arts Council
by Hayworth, Marianne B. Governor Terry Sanford created the North Carolina Arts Council in 1964 to survey the status and needs of the arts and to advance the interests of the arts in the state. The Arts Council became a [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
North Carolina Humanities Council
by Beck, John J. North Carolina Humanities Council by John J. Beck, 2006 The North Carolina Humanities Council (NCHC). [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
North Carolina Museum of Art
by Maupin, Armistead Jones. The North Carolina Museum of Art was established in Raleigh in 1947 when the General Assembly appropriated $1 million for the purchase of Old Master paintings. By that action, North Carolina became [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
North Carolina School of the Arts
by Whittenburg, Catherine A. The North Carolina School of the Arts in Winston-Salem was established in 1963 by the North Carolina General Assembly as the nation's first state-supported residential school of the arts. A [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
North-Carolina Museum
by Murray, Elizabeth Reid. The North-Carolina Museum was one of the names associated with a short-lived effort in Raleigh in the 1810s to gather and display an assemblage of natural and manufactured objects, curiosities, and [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Opera Houses
by Wilson, Paul F. From the mid-1870s until World War I, any building used for presenting entertainment on stage was popularly called an "opera house." The term was something of a euphemism: despite the popularity of [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Outdoor Dramas
by Holland, Ron, Zuber, Richard L., Faulkner, Ronnie W., Moore, Cecelia. Outdoor dramas, sometimes called symphonic dramas, are a type of theatrical production that takes its story from local history and augments it with music, dance, and spectacle. The style evolved from [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Penland School of Crafts
by Bumgarner, Sheila. The Penland School of Crafts is one of the oldest and most prestigious handicraft schools in America. Located in the western mountains of Mitchell County, the school was established in the late 1920s [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Phifer, Robert Fulenwider
by Crute, Adair Phifer. Robert Fulenwider Phifer, first benefactor of the North Carolina Museum of Art, was born in Concord, the fifth of seven children. His father was Caleb Phifer, a prosperous merchant involved in the [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Pine Needle Art
by Cross, Dennis W. Pine needle art is an outgrowth of an ancient material culture tradition in North Carolina. For several millennia, the Native Americans living in the region that became North Carolina fashioned [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Poetry Part 1: North Carolina Poets of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries
by McFee, Philip, Kress, Kelly. Although their acclaim has varied and their notability fluctuated, North Carolina poets have always been active, and the poetic drive has always been present in the state. Like its prose counterpart, [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Poteat, Ida Isabella
by Powell, William S. Poteat, Ida Isabella By William S. Powell, 1994 15 Dec. 1858–1 Feb. 1940 Ida Isabella Poteat, artist, teacher, craftsman, and patron of art, was born at Forest Home near Yanceyville in [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Pottery
by Simpson-Vos, Mark, Egner, David M. North Carolina's internationally renowned pottery tradition reaches back centuries-to the time native inhabitants formed local clay into functional pots and ceremonial vessels. Archaeologists have [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Pottery overview
by Jenkins, Rachel. The first potters in North Carolina were Native Americans, who used the coil-building method to make pottery. They shaped clay into long snakes, made the snakes into circles, and stacked them to form [...] (from NCpedia.)
Quilting in North Carolina
by Bell-Kite, Diana. The history of quiltmaking in North Carolina spans four centuries and has been shaped by Tar Heels of nearly every ethnic group and social class. At its simplest, quilting involves stitching or tying [...] (from North Carolina Museum of History.)
Quilting Part I: 18th Century - Antebellum
by Bell-Kite, Diana. Quilting Part I: 18th Century to Antebellum Era By Diana Bell-Kite, North Carolina Museum of History, 2015 See also: Quilting: Introduction; Quilting: Civil War & Postwar [...] (from North Carolina Museum of History.)
Quilting Part II: The Civil War & Postwar Era
by . Quilting Part II: The Civil War Era By Diana Bell-Kite, North Carolina Museum of History, 2015 See also: Quilting: Introduction; Quilting: 18th Century to Antebellum [...] (from North Carolina Museum of History.)
Quilting Part III: 1880s to 1920s
by Bell-Kite, Diana. Quilting Part III: 1880s to 1920s By Diana Bell-Kite, North Carolina Museum of History, 2015   See also: Quilting: Introduction; Quilting: 18th Century [...] (from North Carolina Museum of History.)
Quilting Part IV: The Great Depression
by Bell-Kite, Diana. Quilting Part IV: The Great Depression By Diana Bell-Kite, North Carolina Museum of History, 2015   See also: Quilting: Introduction; Quilting: 18th Century to Antebellum [...] (from North Carolina Museum of History.)
Quilting Part V: 20th Century and 1970s Revival
by Bell-Kite, Diana. Quilting Part V: 20th Century and 1970s Revival By Diana Bell-Kite, North Carolina Museum of History, 2015   See also: Quilting: Introduction; Quilting: 18th Century [...] (from North Carolina Museum of History.)
Quilting Part VI: 21st Century and Beyond
by Bell-Kite, Diana. Quilting Part VI: 21st Century and Beyond By Diana Bell-Kite, North Carolina Museum of History, 2015   See also: Quilting: Introduction; Quilting: 18th Century to [...] (from North Carolina Museum of History.)
Quilts
by Lewis, Johanna Miller. Quilts, in textile terminology, consist of two layers of fabric, frequently with some form of batting or stuffing sandwiched between them, held together by ties or stitched designs. In early North [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Recording Industry - Part 1: Introduction
by Wells, Mike "Lightnin'". Recording Industry - Part 1: Introduction; Recording Industry - Part 2: North Carolina Recording Pioneers; Recording Industry - Part 3: Independent Labels Find Success; Recording Industry - Part 4: [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Recording Industry - Part 3: Independent Labels Find Success
by Wells, Mike "Lightnin'". Recording Industry - Part 1: Introduction; Recording Industry - Part 2: North Carolina Recording Pioneers; Recording Industry - Part 3: Independent Labels Find Success; Recording Industry - Part 4: [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Recording Industry - Part 4: Record Production since the 1970s
by . Recording Industry - Part 1: Introduction; Recording Industry - Part 2: North Carolina Recording Pioneers; Recording Industry - Part 3: Independent Labels Find Success; Recording Industry - Part 4: [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Recording Industry - Part 5: References
by . Recording Industry - Part 1: Introduction; Recording Industry - Part 2: North Carolina Recording Pioneers; Recording Industry - Part 3: Independent Labels Find Success; Recording Industry - Part 4: [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Roadside Attractions
by Foss, Mandy. Roadside Attractions "You Can’t Miss It: Roadside Fun" by Mandy Foss Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel Junior Historian. Fall 2008. Tar Heel Junior Historian Association, NC Museum [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Sawtooth Center for Visual Art
by Kress, Kelly. The Sawtooth Center for Visual Art, an arts education facility located in downtown Winston-Salem in a renovated 1910 textile mill with a distinctive jagged roofline, serves the Triad community [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Silversmithing
by Lewis, Michael H. Silversmithing by Michael H. Lewis, 2006 Silversmithing is usually considered one of the luxury trades, involving the manufacture of silver utensils of a wide variety. These include [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art
by Kress, Kelly. The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art (SECCA), located in Winston-Salem, serves as a nonprofit community resource and revolving exhibit space for American contemporary art. SECCA is dedicated [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Southern Highland Craft Guild
by Cross, Dennis W. The Southern Highland Craft Guild (SHCG) was established in 1930 and has worked steadily since then to document, encourage, support, and exhibit the handicrafts of the people of North Carolina and [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
State Art Medium, Clay
by Weaver, Ardath Goldstein. State Art Medium of North Carolina: Clay by Ardath Goldstein Weaver Research Director, North Carolina Arts Council, 2013. Excerpt from Session Law 2013-189, House Bill 830: Whereas, North [...] (from North Carolina Arts Council.)
State Art Society
by Williams, Wiley J. The North Carolina State Art Society, precursor to the North Carolina Museum of Art, began with the work of the North Carolina Literary and Historical Association, a private organization founded by [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Stephen, Walter Benjamin
by Moser, Artus Monroe. Walter Benjamin Stephen, master contemporary artistic potter who discovered new glazes and techniques for producing some of the finest art pottery in America, was born in Clinton, Iowa, the son of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Valentiner, William Reinhold
by Cotten, Alice R. Valentiner, William Reinhold by Alice R. Cotten, 1996 2 May 1880–6 Sept. [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Visual Arts- Part 1: Introduction
by Massengill, Stephen E., Williford, Jo Ann, Baker, Bruce E., McFee, Philip, Caldwell, Martha Belle. Visual Arts by Bruce E. Baker and Martha Belle Caldwell, 2006 Additional research provided by Philip McFee, Stephen E. Massengill, and Jo Ann Williford. See also: Black Mountain College; [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Visual Arts- Part 2: Early North Carolina Painting and Portraiture
by Massengill, Stephen E., Williford, Jo Ann, Baker, Bruce E., McFee, Philip, Caldwell, Martha Belle. Visual Arts by Bruce E. Baker and Martha Belle Caldwell, 2006 Additional research provided by Philip McFee, Stephen E. Massengill, and Jo Ann Williford. See also: Black Mountain College; [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Visual Arts- Part 3: A Growing Artistic Community in the State
by Massengill, Stephen E., Williford, Jo Ann, Baker, Bruce E., McFee, Philip, Caldwell, Martha Belle. Visual Arts by Bruce E. Baker and Martha Belle Caldwell, 2006 Additional research provided by Philip McFee, Stephen E. Massengill, and Jo Ann Williford. See also: Black Mountain College; [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Visual Arts- Part 4: Producing and Teaching Art in North Carolina Colleges and Universities
by Massengill, Stephen E., Williford, Jo Ann, Baker, Bruce E., McFee, Philip, Caldwell, Martha Belle. Visual Arts by Bruce E. Baker and Martha Belle Caldwell, 2006 Additional research provided by Philip McFee, Stephen E. Massengill, and Jo Ann Williford. See also: Black Mountain College; [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Visual Arts- Part 5: The Evolution of Photography
by Massengill, Stephen E., Williford, Jo Ann, Baker, Bruce E., McFee, Philip, Caldwell, Martha Belle. Visual Arts by Bruce E. Baker and Martha Belle Caldwell, 2006 Additional research provided by Philip McFee, Stephen E. Massengill, and Jo Ann Williford. See also: Black Mountain College; [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Visual Arts- Part 6: North Carolina Art Museums, Exhibits, and Centers
by Massengill, Stephen E., Williford, Jo Ann, Baker, Bruce E., McFee, Philip, Caldwell, Martha Belle. Visual Arts by Bruce E. Baker and Martha Belle Caldwell, 2006 Additional research provided by Philip McFee, Stephen E. Massengill, and Jo Ann Williford. See also: Black Mountain College; [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Wallpaper
by Powell, William S. Wallpaper, first known as "wall hanging," appeared in the New England colonies by 1700 and was available in the South by the 1740s. In 1758 plans were made to establish a new capital for North [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Washington, Statues of
by Draper, Howard. The only statues of first U.S. president George Washington in North Carolina are two located at the State Capitol in Raleigh. The movement to place a statue of Washington in the state began in 1815. [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Weaving
by Lewis, Johanna Miller. Weaving, the process of producing textiles on a loom, in North Carolina dates back to the colonial period of the state's history. From that time into the early nineteenth century, weaving functioned [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Welfare (Wohlfahrt), (Christian) Daniel
by Walser, Richard. Welfare (Wohlfahrt), (Christian) Daniel by Richard Walser, 1996 12 June 1796–30 Aug. 1841 (Christian) Daniel Welfare (Wohlfahrt), Moravian painter, was born in Salem, the youngest son of [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Whimmy-Diddle
by Bizzarri, Elia. A whimmy-diddle, also known as the Gee-Haw Whimmy-Diddle ("gee" and "haw" are the commands shouted to oxen on a farm), is a toy made out of a stick of mountain laurel that was traditionally made by [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Whistler's Mother
by Barefoot, Daniel W. Wilmington-born Anna Mathilda McNeill Whistler was the mother of artist James Abbott McNeill Whistler and the subject of his most famous painting. Although officially titled Arrangement in Black and [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Whistler, Anna Mathilda McNeill
by Whiteside, Heustis P. Whistler, Anna Mathilda McNeill by Heustis P. Whiteside, 1996 27 Sept. 1804–31 Jan. 1881 See also: Whistler's Mother; William Gibbs McNeill, brother Anna Mathilda McNeill Whistler, was [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Williams, Mary Lyde Hicks
by Moore, Claude H. Mary Lyde Hicks Williams, artist, was born in Faison, the daughter of Captain Lewis (Company E, Twentieth North Carolina Regiment, Confederate States of America) and Rachel McIver Hicks. She was a [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Womanless Weddings
by Kobrin, Lisa Brantley. Womanless weddings, often staged by men's civic and fraternal groups, were popular entertainment in North Carolina and other southern states prior to the advent of television. They consisted of a [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
Woodcarving
by Weidman, Rich. Woodcarving evolved into a true art form among North Carolinians, with works ranging from intricate caricatures and animals popular with the Cherokee and Mountain people to decoys carved by duck [...] (from Encyclopedia of North Carolina, University of North Carolina Press.)
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