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Wolf wedding

Reynolds Coliseum, NCSU (Raleigh, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
Wolf wedding
Topics:
Sports
Subjects:
Mascots
Weddings
Original Format:
Black-and-white print (photograph)
Extent:
8 x 10 in.
Item identifier:
0000077
Photographer:
Brafford, Linda more info on Brafford, Linda 
Contributor:
North Carolina State University. Publications Authority more info on North Carolina State University. Publications Authority 
Created Date:
Description:
Wolfpack mascots, Chris Belton and Susan C. Smith, were united in a mock wedding as part of an effort to end the regular season with a bang and promote school spirit. The ceremony was conducted during halftime of a basketball game between North Carolina State and Wake Forest at Reynolds Coliseum .
Names:
North Carolina State University -- Basketball more info on North Carolina State University -- Basketball 
Location:
Raleigh (N.C.)
Digital Project:
University Archives Photographs

Building: North Carolina State University, William Neal Reynolds Coliseum (Raleigh, Wake County, North Carolina)

Architect:
more info on Small, G. Milton (George Milton), Jr., 1916-1992 
Street:
2701 Sullivan Drive
Community:
Raleigh
State:
North Carolina
Zip:
27606
General note:
Completed in 1949, the building with seating for 14,000 people is named after William Neal Reynolds, president of the R. J. Reynolds Tobacco Company founded by his brother. Construction of Reynolds Coliseum was originally proposed by David Clark after 5,000 people from all over North Carolina were rained out of a Farmers' Week meeting in 1940. The coliseum was home to the basketball team for nearly 50 years, including two NCAA champion teams. Reynolds Coliseum also provides a venue for large university and city events. Today it houses several NC State athletic teams, as well as NC State's ROTC units. The men’s basketball team moved to the RBC Center in 2000.
Location:
Raleigh (N.C.)
Subjects:
Sports facilities
Latitude, Longitude:
35.783501, -78.669899