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Angelou, Maya
by Horton, Emily S. Maya Angelou was best known as a poet and the best-selling author of I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings (1970). Angelou was also a singer, dancer, Grammy-winning composer, director, and actress. She was [...] (from NCpedia.)
Art of John White
by Mewborn, Suzanne. The Art of John White By Suzanne Mewborn Reprinted with permission from the Tar Heel Junior Historian, Fall 2007. Tar Heel Junior Historian Association, NC Museum of History If you travel [...] (from Tar Heel Junior Historian, NC Museum of History.)
Bachelder, Oscar Louis
by Conway, Robert O. Bachelder, Oscar Louis by Robert O. Conway, 1979 See also: Pottery 14 July 1852–26 June 1935 Oscar Louis Bachelder, master potter, was born in Menasha, Wis., the son of Hannah Tipley [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Blackmer, Sidney Alderman
by Linn, Jo White. Blackmer, Sidney Alderman by Jo White Linn, 1979 13 July 1895–5 Oct. 1973 Sidney Alderman Blackmer, professional actor, was born in Salisbury, the son of Walter Steele and Clara De Roulhac [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bogle, James
by Kirkman, Roger N. James Bogle, portrait and genre painter, was born in or near Fayetteville, or in Georgetown, S.C., a twin son of Dr. James and Sarah Auld Bogle, Dr. Bogle made his living both as a physician and as [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Bogle, Robert
by Kirkman, Roger N. Robert Bogle, portrait and genre painter, was probably born in or near Fayetteville, or in Georgetown, S.C., a twin son of Dr. James and Sarah Auld Bogle. Of his early education nothing is known, but [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Brock, Ignatius Wadsworth
by Brown, Dick. Ignatius Wadsworth Brock, photographer and painter, was born near Comfort in Jones County, the son of Isaac Brock, a planter, and Harriet Carolina Koonce Brock. He attended the William Rhodes School [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Browne (Brown), William Garl, Jr.
by Little-Stokes, R. William Garl, Jr. Browne (Brown), Victorian portrait painter, was born in England, the son of William G. Browne, Sr., English landscape and genre painter who worked in the United States from about [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Busbee, Jacques (Born James Littlejohn Busbee)
by Troxler, George W. Jacques (Born James Littlejohn Busbee) Busbee, artist and reviver of Jugtown Pottery, was born in Raleigh, the son of Charles Manly and Lydia Littlejohn Busbee. Busbee prepared for a career as an [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Catesby, Mark
by Powell, William S. Mark Catesby, naturalist, artist, and author of books on the flora and fauna of Carolina, was born probably in Castle Hedingham, Essex, England, the home of his maternal grandparents. He was the son [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Charles, Lucile Marie Hoerr
by Rives, Ralph Hardee. Lucile Marie Hoerr Charles, lecturer, scholar, and first director of dramatic arts at East Carolina University in Greenville, was a native of Chicago, the daughter of Charles Ferdinand Hoerr and [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Clodfelter (Gladfelder), Jesse
by Batson, Whaley W. Jesse Clodfelter (Gladfelder), cabinetmaker, was the first child of Maria Magdalena Walk and John Gladfelder (the spelling was changed later) of the Friedberg community, now a part of Forsyth County. [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Comberford, Nicholas
by Smith, Thomas R. Nicholas Comberford, chartmaker in London and a central figure in the group now designated the "Thames School," claimed to have been born in Ireland and was quoted as saying that his father "was [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Copeland, Oliver Perry
by Parramore, Thomas C. Oliver Perry Copeland, portrait artist, was born in Suffolk, Va., the son of Benjamin and Sophia Jones Copeland. He was still living at Suffolk in 1840, when he delivered a Fourth of July oration [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
Daingerfield, Elliott
by Moore, James Elliott. Elliott Daingerfield, American artist, was born in Harper's Ferry, Va., the son of Captain John Elliott Daingerfield and Matilda Wickham DeBrau Daingerfield. The family moved to Fayetteville in 1861 [...] (from Dictionary of North Carolina Biography, University of North Carolina Press.)
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