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NC Museum To Exhibit Photos Of Sit-Ins, Elvis

The Museum of the Albemarle in Elizabeth City is showing the works of a photographer who shot pictures of the sit-ins in Greensboro, Elvis Presley and rural life in North Carolina.

The Virginian-Pilot of Norfolk, Virginia, reports that the museum is showing an exhibit of the works of 81-year-old Bruce Roberts, including a photo for Life magazine from the sit-ins. Roberts will be at the museum Saturday to sign copies of his book, "Just Yesterday: North Carolina People and Places.'

Among his photos is one of a young Elvis Presley when he performed at a National Guard Armory in Tampa, Florida.

Roberts was an award -winning photographer with The Charlotte Observer who also was the photo editor for Southern Living magazine. He and his wife live in Morehead City.


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