Is that the ghost of A.C. Reid? ZSR library is filled with more than books, writes Jane Freeman Crosthwaite (’59).
Stories Tagged: History
April 3, 2013
March 22, 2013
Long before he was Archie Bunker, Carroll O’Connor was a Demon Deacon.
January 31, 2013
At the beginning of the 20th century, R.J. and Katharine Reynolds became one of the region’s most influential couples in business and society, creating an estate that would one day be sacred ground to the Wake Forest community. Kahle Family Professor of History Michele Gillespie shares the following excerpt from her new biography, “Katharine and [...]
September 27, 2012
Winding down narrow North Carolina country roads, A. Elizabeth Watson (’74) does not see cows and gas stations, cellphone towers and silos. She observes history — living, preserved and forgotten. More than that, Watson sees possibility. Part historian, part environmental expert, part planner and part preservationist, Watson is the woman behind some of America’s most [...]
June 11, 2012
Wake Forest seeks help from alumni to commemorate historic integration decision.
June 5, 2012
How should I describe Jim Barefield, who has shaped so many of his students into the writers we have become? One has to begin with the voice, I think: his distinctive low warble, with its long, drawn-out vowels. He sounds surprisingly like Winnie the Pooh, if Winnie the Pooh were from Birmingham, Ala. It is [...]
June 4, 2012
June 4, 1962 was a day of milestones for Clyde and Janice Howell Glosson.
April 9, 2012
Roger Crawford (’67) tucked away a bit of Florida history among the matching pairs.
February 3, 2012
Hillary Taylor’s unusual academic journey, from Wake Forest to Italy to Mexico.
January 27, 2012
From dancing to debates, these events wrote history.