Dogs of Davidson

Search for: DAVIDSON HISTORY Dogs of Davidson Dogs have long been a feature of town and campus life in Davidson. Times were different in earlier years. Until the early 1980s, dogs were allowed to run free, in town and on the campus — no leashes, no dog parks, no...

Miss Louise

Search for: NEWS Miss Louise   During this Women’s History Month, it is perhaps fitting to learn a bit about one of Davidson’s great female eccentrics. Louise Withers Sloan, fondly referred to as “Miss Louise,” was born in 1891 to local businessman and longtime...

A Forgotten Davidson Neighborhood

Search for: NEWS A Forgotten Davidson Neighborhood Today we think of Davidson’s African American neighborhood as being on the West Side. Over a century ago, however, there was another Black neighborhood located north of Davidson on an unpaved road that is now US 115....

Black Baseball in Davidson

Search for: NEWS Black Baseball in Davidson 1946, Courtesy of the Davidson College ArchivesFirst row, left to right: Clarence Cornelius, equipment manager; Bud Forney, manager; Wilson Black, assistant manager; James Bernard Reid, coach; Jim Mundy, coach.Second row,...