The most important economic date in human history occurred when humans stayed in one place and adopted agriculture. I hasten to add that this was a process, not an event, that occurred independently at a number of different places and at a number of different times in the evolution of human groups. Many parts of […]
Stories Tagged: History
January 26, 2015
September 16, 2014
Pam Key (’72) stepped up and made history as the Wake Forest marching band’s first female drum major.
May 9, 2014
Before he was “Mr. Wake Forest,” Ed Wilson (’43) was Ensign Wilson, serving aboard a destroyer escort in World War II.
November 25, 2013
Three Scottsboro Boys are pardoned posthumously thanks to legislation sponsored by Alabama Sen. Arthur Orr (’86).
October 23, 2013
Strings gathered at a Homecoming brunch for sisterhood and making plans to help future Wake Forest women.
October 16, 2013
Five students come face to face with the racial and social changes sweeping the country in the turbulent 1960s.
September 30, 2013
The Rev. Beth Pirkle Braxton (’66) revisits the gift she received 50 years ago.
August 2, 2013
Audrey Bridger (’52) shares treasured keepsakes from her student days, 60 years ago.
April 3, 2013
Is that the ghost of A.C. Reid? ZSR library is filled with more than books, writes Jane Freeman Crosthwaite (’59).
March 22, 2013
Long before he was Archie Bunker, Carroll O’Connor was a Demon Deacon.