morton chronicled life in north carolina from the 1930's until his death in 2006. he covered everything from political figures and nature to sports and university life.
a team of archivists with the university of north carolina libraries has been working since morton's death to catalog his 250,000 or so photographs. follow their blog, a view to hugh.
morton with mildred the bear, from grandfather.com
grandfather mountain overlook (1970's - 1980's), from hugh morton collection of photographs and film
grandfather mountain camera clinic (1950s - early 1960s), from a view to hugh
bear cubs, grandfather mountain (1983), from a view to hugh
you know this guy, 1983, from hugh morton collection of photographs and films
jfk addresses nc caucus at the 1956 democratic national convention, from hugh morton collection of photographs and films
(many thanks to my dear friend elizabeth hull for pointing me in this direction)