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for North Carolina Historical Review Vol. 96 Issue 3, July 2019
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The contributions of ministers’ wives have traditionally been downplayed by historians. Acknowledging Anna Burwell’s efforts as a minister’s wife include crediting her fulfillment of gender role duties while operating a girls’ academy to help her husband support their family.
Asheville’s Jewish community, long objects of prejudice, became a group tolerated by representatives of the city’s elite. It happened chiefly by their association with Zebulon Vance, being viewed as superior to African Americans, and efforts to memorialize Vance initiated by influential Jews such as Solomon Lipinsky.
Included in a discussion of this stadium’s early history is the motives of the stadium’s founder, largely based on rivalry. William Rand Kenan Jr. was driven to compete with other higher education institutions in the North and North Carolina, as well as the efforts of his philanthropic rival, John Motley Morehead III.