The Political Career of W. Kerr Scott


On display at the Scott Collection from November 2014-March 2015 was an exhibit on W. Kerr Scott and his political career as Agricultural Commissioner of North Carolina,Governor of North Carolina, and U.S. Senator. Included in the display were photographs, trophies, awards, political campaign buttons, posters, and political memorabilia. Also part of the exhibit were the Stetson hat he received at the 1949 U.S. Governors’ convention in Texas, a leather-bound copy of the Papers of Governor W. Kerr Scott, as well as an appointment book he kept as a young agricultural agent for Alamance County.