Newlyweds Mickey Rooney and Ava Gardner are greeted by Gardner’s mother with a plate of fried chicken.
Newlyweds Mickey Rooney and Ava Gardner are greeted by Gardner’s mother with a plate of fried chicken. N&O File Photo
Newlyweds Mickey Rooney and Ava Gardner are greeted by Gardner’s mother with a plate of fried chicken. N&O File Photo

Things happened fast for the young Ava Gardner

January 10, 2017 04:56 PM

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About Past Times

History fascinates us. We love to linger over old photographs or accounts of years long gone. Discovering our own personal histories can become an enjoyable pastime. This blog will provide some looks into that past. We'll look at NC history in general, and Triangle history in particular. We'll also try to give you the tips and tools (and connections) for looking at your own history.