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Event: “The Eclectic Lives of Two Asheville Women”

In Celebration of Women’s History Month Wednesday, March 21, 2018 from 6:00 to 7:00 Pack Memorial Library, Lord Auditorium Come Hear Ashevillians: Esther Manheimer Asheville City Mayor And Sheneika Smith … Continue reading

March 15, 2018 · 1 Comment

The Highly Qualified Teachers of Stephens-Lee

The Faculty of Stephens-Lee High School: A Tribute Stephens-Lee teachers had a sense of collective pride that students, parents, and the black community could share. A major source of pride … Continue reading

March 9, 2018 · 1 Comment

The Social Context of Teaching at Stephens-Lee High School

The Faculty of Stephens-Lee High School: A Tribute     Elynora Foster was the kind of teacher her students and colleagues remembered. Mrs. Foster’s work as a U.S. history and … Continue reading

March 1, 2018 · 3 Comments

The Faculty of Stephens-Lee High School: A Tribute

Stephens-Lee High School, known of as “The Castle on the Hill,” was designed by Asheville architect Ronald Greene at a cost of $115,000 and opened on March 7, 1923. It … Continue reading

February 20, 2018 · 5 Comments

Incredible New Collections for the North Carolina Room

We’ve been so busy processing special collections, we haven’t been very good at letting you know what is new in the North Carolina Room. Donations are the life-blood of our … Continue reading

February 13, 2018 · Leave a comment

  JUST A LITTLE FRIENDLY REMINDER:  Monumental Decisions: The Legacy and Future of Civil War Markers in Our Public Spaces Monumental Decisions: The Legacy and Future of Civil War Markers in … Continue reading

February 1, 2018 · 1 Comment

How Black and White is Asheville?

Do you prefer to live in a segregated city? What could you do to change that? Would you seek out some people of the opposite race to go to dinner … Continue reading

January 21, 2018 · Leave a comment

Event. Monumental Decisions: The Legacy and Future of Civil War Markers in Our Public Spaces

Monumental Decisions: The Legacy and Future of Civil War Markers in Our Public Spaces Date: Saturday February 3rd Time: 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm Where: Pack Memorial Library, Lord Auditorium, … Continue reading

January 9, 2018 · 1 Comment

New Year’s Greetings for 2018

  In the early years of the twentieth century postcards were at their peak of popularity. Postcard publishers printed cards  for any and every occasion including Easter, Fourth of July, … Continue reading

December 28, 2017 · Leave a comment

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