DigitalNC: Over 350 New Photos From The Forest History Society Now Online at DigitalNC

Digital NC: Over 350 New Photos From The Forest History Society Now Online at DigitalNC. “Over 350 new photos have been digitized and uploaded to DigitalNC, courtesy of our partner, the Forest History Society. Located in Durham, North Carolina, their organization is dedicated to the preservation of materials about forest history and conservation. While their mission is to promote and collect materials about forest and environmental preservation around the world, these photos are specifically about North Carolina’s history of forest and wildlife conservation.”

DigitalNC: New Paper, the Hertford County Herald, Now Available

DigitalNC: New Paper, the Hertford County Herald, Now Available. “The Hertford County Herald, courtesy of Chowan University, is the newest paper available on DigitalNC, with issues up that span the years 1914-1923. The Hertford County Herald was established in 1910, and was published in the town of Ahoskie, North Carolina. The paper, which came out every Friday, was comprised of 8 dense pages to keep residents of Hertford County informed.”

Digital NC: More than a Decade of Watauga Democrat Newspapers Now Up

Digital NC: More than a Decade of Watauga Democrat Newspapers Now Up. “More than a decade of the Watauga Deomcrat has been added to DigitalNC courtesy of our partner, the Watauga County Public Library. Started in 1888 and still operating today, the Wautaga Democrat is published in Boone N.C., and serves Western North Carolina. This batch covers the years 1950-1963 and joins previously digitized issues spanning 1923-1949.”

Digital NC: Thirty More Years of the Cherokee Scout Now Online at DigitalNC

Digital NC: Thirty More Years of the Cherokee Scout Now Online at DigitalNC. “Courtesy of our partners, the Murphy Public Library and the Nantahala Regional Library, almost 30 more years of the Cherokee Scout have been newly digitized. That brings our collection to nearly 2500 issues, stretching from 1923-1971! These are brand new to DigitalNC and we are proud to present them. Published weekly, The Cherokee Scout serves Cherokee County, where it remains a staple to its readership of nearly 10,000.”

State Archives of NC Offering “Introduction to African American Genealogy” Seminar

State Archives of North Carolina are doing an “Introduction to African American Genealogy” event TOMORROW at 9am EST. I knew about the event before now but I didn’t find out until this writing that it is being livestreamed. You can get more details on the event page at Facebook. Description: “Join the North Carolina Government & Heritage Library for an introduction to resources for finding African American ancestors. During this presentation learn tips and tricks unique to African American family history research.”

Digital NC: Franklin Times now covering 1909-1944 and 1963-1972 online

Digital NC: Franklin Times now covering 1909-1944 and 1963-1972 online. “More issues of The Franklin Times, provided by our partner, Louisburg College, are now available online. The issues are from the years 1912-1944 and 1963-1972, and join previously digitized issues from 1909-1911. Established in 1870, The Franklin Times covers news in Louisburg, North Carolina, as well as statewide and national news of note.”

State Archives of North Carolina: Do You Need Help Digitizing Your Collections?

Attention North Carolina archivists and librarians! Check out this post from the State Archives of North Carolina: Do You Need Help Digitizing Your Collections?. “A grant awarded to the State Historical Records Advisory Board and the State Archives of North Carolina provides for the transport, scanning, and online publishing of North Carolina historical records and archival materials through partnership with the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center at UNC-Chapel Hill University Library. As part of this program, workshops will be offered that teach the basics of preparing collections to be scanned.”