dorothy  Dorothy and Toto in front of crooked house at the Land of Oz amusement park on Beech  Mountain, NC, circa early 1970s
mountain  Models and photographers at the Grandfather Mountain Camera Clinic, standing on rocky outcrop, Linville, NC, circa 1950s-early 1960s
rooster  Men weighing a fighting cock, on the Toe River near Linville, Avery County, NC, circa late 1940s-early 1950s
crooner  Bascom Lamar Lunsford (left) and George Pegram at "Singing on the Mountain" gospel festival, Grandfather Mountain, NC, circa 1940s
deer  Fawn in misty wooded area, near Grandfather Mountain, Linville, NC, circa 1970s-1980s
tanker  Deck of the battleship USS North Carolina at night, with Wilmington, NC waterfront in background, circa 1960s-1970s
parade  North Carolina Governor Terry Sanford (left) and Lieutenant Governor Harvey Cloyd Philpott in the Azalea Festival parade, early 1960s
flowers  Turk's Cap lily blossoms with Grandfather Mountain reflected in lake, circa 1990s
basketball  UNC-Chapel Hill versus North Carolina State men's basketball game, Big 4 Tournament, Greensboro Coliseum, January 4, 1975

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Hugh MacRae Morton (1921-2006) was an influential 20th-century North Carolinian: a promoter, businessman, conservationist, public servant, and prolific photographer.

This digital collection contains a selection of images from the Hugh Morton Photographs and Films (Collection P081, North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives), a rich visual record of the state’s landmarks, people, events, wildlife, scenery, sports, tourism, and its oldest university. Read More

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