Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.
for We the People of North Carolina Vol. 24 Issue 5, Oct 1966
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At the Wilmington airport on February 20, 1948, a Douglas DC-3, carrying a few passengers, took off for Cincinnati. It was the first flight for Piedmont Airlines, founded by Tom Davis of Winston-Salem. The airline carried around 40,000 passengers the first year. Growth over the succeeding years brought the number to over one million. Britt discusses the rise of this local airline.
In this ongoing series of articles, Suberman discusses paintings and sculptures in the North Carolina Museum of Art. This month's work is a sculpture by Peter Koellin, The Madonna with the Protective Cloak, ca. 1471. The sculpture was donated to the museum by the RJ Reynolds Company of Winston-Salem in 1961.