DigitalNC: Issues of Wake Forest University’s The Student from 1906-1935 added. “Additional issues of Wake Forest University’s The Student are now online. The additional issues cover 1906 through 1935. The Student was typically published quarterly and featured articles, opinion columns, and stories written by the students of what was then Wake Forest College, located in Wake Forest, North Carolina.”
Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Poverty: now there’s an app for that. “A Duluth high school student saw a news program about homeless children, and instead of changing the channel he decided to help. Four years and thousands of dollars later, Jack Griffin has developed a free online service that links the hungry with food.” The app and Web site currently work for North Carolina, South Carolina, Florida, Georgia, and part of Michigan.
Duke Magazine: A deep dive into North Carolina’s musical history. “One day while wandering the stacks in the Perkins Library in 1969, Duke student Charlie Bond idly opened a door to what he thought was a closet. It turned out to be a stairwell, blocked at the bottom.”
Digital NC: Student newspaper from Johnson C Smith University is now online. “The University Student, Johnson C. Smith University’s student newspaper, is now available on DigitalNC with issues from 1926-1930. Johnson C Smith University, a historically black university in Charlotte, NC was founded in 1867 as the Biddle Memorial Institute.”
DigitalNC: 10 years of LGBT newspaper Q-Notes now online!. “Issues of Q-Notes from 1986-1996 are now available on DigitalNC. These newspapers were shared by our partner, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, in response to our call for materials documenting voices underrepresented on DigitalNC.org. Q-notes focuses primarily on Gay and Lesbian issues both in Charlotte and nationally. At a time when LGBT communities were facing persecution and backlash against increased visibility and demands for rights, Q-Notes provided a venue for individuals to affirm their identities.”
DigitalNC: Murphy Public Library Offers 20 Years of the Cherokee Scout. “20 years of the Cherokee Scout, from Murphy, N.C., are now available online. Murphy Public Library, located in Cherokee County, is a new partner on DigitalNC and the first from the county.” The new archive covers 1923-1943.
Digital NC: The Future Outlook: Documenting African American Communities in Greensboro from WWII-1970’s. “The Future Outlook, a community newspaper from Greensboro, NC, is now available on DigitalNC. Thanks to our partner, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, nearly 25 years of the paper are now online and full-text searchable. The nearly 450 editions range from 1941-1947, 1949, 1952, and 1958-1972. The Future Outlook served an African American community in Greensboro and documents major events from their perspective.”