Fascinating Women: Charlotte Hawkins Brown

To upwardly mobile African-Americans of the first half of the twentieth century, the names Charlotte Hawkins Brown and Palmer Memorial Institute were synonymous with class and breeding. Countless schools, colleges, and institutes arose from the ashes of the Civil War with the aim of educating and uplifting African-Americans, but Palmer Memorial Institute, founded in 1902, …

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1913 Stevens-Duryea shown at Biltmore Estate

From the Biltmore Estate: ASHEVILLE, N.C. – A rare 1913 Stevens-Duryea Model “C-Six” seven-passenger touring car will be placed on display for the first time beginning May 20 at Antler Hill Village on the Biltmore Estate. The car is one of 10 motor vehicles on the estate that was registered in North Carolina in June …

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