Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for We the People of North Carolina Vol. 32 Issue 12, Dec 1974
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One of the most carefully assembled and discriminating small-scale collections of American painting is found at the Reynolda House near Winston-Salem. Opened to the public in 1967, the house is the former home of tobacco company founder Richard Joshua Reynolds. The Reynolds art collection includes paintings of notable artists such as Benjamin West, John Singleton Copley, and Andrew Wyeth.
Former North Carolina Senator, Charles H. Reynolds, is the president and chief executive officer of Spindale Mills, Inc. and Cherokee Textile Mills. Reynolds and other textile leaders are fighting against economic repression. This article discusses Reynolds background in politics and business, and presents his views on the challenges facing North Carolina’s textile industry.
The WPTF radio station, formerly WFBQ, began in the early 1920s as a fifty-watt broadcasting station in Raleigh and currently operates in Durham. The station was owned and operated by Wynne Radio Company, and had the motto, “We Protect The Family.” This article covers the history of the WPTF radio station and changes in the radio broadcasting industry.
Charles B. Wade, Jr., of Winston-Salem is Senior Vice President of R.J. Reynolds Industries, Inc. In this article, Wade discusses the tobacco economy and his view on increasing North Carolina taxes to prevent unlawful traffic in cigarettes. According to Wade, increasing cigarette taxes may encourage increased cigarette smuggling.
The Center for the Study of Human Values at Tanglewood, near Winston-Salem, is developing humanities programs in cooperation with the Institute for Humanistic Studies in Aspen, Colorado. The center’s programs focus on philosophy, social values, and the nature of man and society.