Archives, Exhibits, Local History

Hanes Hosiery Basketball Exhibit

Visit the Central Library in June to view our expanded exhibit on the Hanes Hosiery Basketball Team. We have items on display from two Hanes Hosiery basketball and softball players; Maxine "Jimmie" Vaughn Williams and Hazel Starrette Phillips. Included in the exhibit are newspaper articles, photographs, awards, and scrapbooks of the players. The North Carolina… Continue reading Hanes Hosiery Basketball Exhibit

Archives, Events, Forsyth County, Genealogy

Look Who Stopped By Our High School Yearbook Reunion!

A few Forsyth County Public Library staff members stopped by our reunion! We were happy to be shown their high school student and staff selves! We hope that everyone who came by enjoyed the yearbooks and will come by again when we have another reunion. Can you guess who they are? We are actively collecting… Continue reading Look Who Stopped By Our High School Yearbook Reunion!

Archives, Events, Forsyth County, Genealogy

It’s a High School Yearbook Reunion!

Edit: We love our yearbook collection so much and everyone that comes by is having so much fun that we're extending our reunion! We will have our yearbooks out for your enjoyment through Saturday. Come by for a visit! Come to the North Carolina Collection at the Central Library today to visit and reminisce with… Continue reading It’s a High School Yearbook Reunion!

Archives, Collection Spotlight, New Acquisitions

Collection Spotlight

This past week the Forsyth County Central Library was thrilled to partner with The University of North Carolina at Greensboro's Library and Information Studies program to host three graduate students for their Alternative Spring Break program.  The students worked the entire week to inventory and process a new collection the library has received from the… Continue reading Collection Spotlight

Archives, Collection Spotlight, Local History

Collection Spotlight: Women’s Club of Winston-Salem

We are very excited that our minority and women's collections have been digitized and are available for browsing on Digital NC. Look for links in the post below. This digitization project has been a wonderful learning process for our digitization interns Amy and Corrine and for special collections librarian and project manager, Karen. Look for… Continue reading Collection Spotlight: Women’s Club of Winston-Salem

Archives, Collection Spotlight, Local History

Collection Spotlight – Memorial Industrial School Archives

The Memorial Industrial School Archives is the subject of our April collection spotlight created for you by digitization intern Corrine. Today’s Forsyth County-ites might be familiar with the sprawling green expanse of Horizons Park in the northeastern section of the county with its disc-golf course, dog park, and hiking trails. They may also know about… Continue reading Collection Spotlight – Memorial Industrial School Archives