Three Scottsboro Boys are pardoned posthumously thanks to legislation sponsored by Alabama Sen. Arthur Orr (’86).
Stories Tagged: History
November 25, 2013
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.
March 8, 2013
The Demon Deacon was a mascot still in search of an identity when he was featured in the 1948 Howler.
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 […]