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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

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Collections Spotlight: White Caps Yearbooks ’55, ’58, ’59, ’60, ’63

The North Carolina Room recently received a donation of five volumes of White Caps, the yearbook of The City Memorial Hospital School of Nursing.  City Hospital opened in 1914 on East Fourth Street replacing the Twin City Hospital on Brookstown Avenue.  City Hospital was renamed City Memorial Hospital in 1921. City Memorial Hospital closed in… Continue reading Collections Spotlight: White Caps Yearbooks ’55, ’58, ’59, ’60, ’63

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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

Collection Spotlight

Collection Spotlight – American Association of University Women

Graduation time is here. In honor of all the hardworking college graduates out there, we would like to highlight some items from the American Association of University Women Collection found in the North Carolina Room of the Forsyth County Public Library. This post was created by our Digitization Intern Amy. Beginning in Boston in 1881,… Continue reading Collection Spotlight – American Association of University Women

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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

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Collection Spotlight: The Junior League of Winston-Salem Archives

Spring is almost here! Daffodils are popping up around downtown Winston-Salem. It is time for March's collection spotlight, written for you this month by our digitization intern Amy. She has been evaluating materials in the Junior League of Winston-Salem Archives (JLWS) collection for digitization. Read on for an overview of the Junior League activities that… Continue reading Collection Spotlight: The Junior League of Winston-Salem Archives

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Atkins High School Photographs Go Digital

Spring is almost here and high school proms and graduations are coming up. It is a great time to share with you our newly digitized collection of Atkins High School photographs. The digitization of this collection is the result of a grant funded project to increase diversity in digital collections in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, and… Continue reading Atkins High School Photographs Go Digital