Events, Forsyth County, Local History

“The American Tobacco Culture: Our Heritage” at Central Library on Wednesday, Oct. 10 at 5:30 p.m.

The North Carolina Collection is proudly partnering with the New Winston Museum to bring you the North Carolina Humanities Council Road Scholars. This series brings scholars to the Library to present programs based on their research about North Carolina history and culture. Read below to learn about the next program. Information provided by the New… Continue reading “The American Tobacco Culture: Our Heritage” at Central Library on Wednesday, Oct. 10 at 5:30 p.m.

Archives, Events, Forsyth County, Winston-Salem

Documentary Screening: The Final Rummage @ Central Library on Tuesday, Sept. 18 @ 2:30 p.m.

  The Winston-Salem Junior League Rummage Sale was an annual event for many years, raising money for the Junior League and providing Winston-Salem residents with a fun way to find bargains of all kinds. Local filmmaker Diana Greene documented the final rummage sale in 2013, and will be on hand for this screening in the… Continue reading Documentary Screening: The Final Rummage @ Central Library on Tuesday, Sept. 18 @ 2:30 p.m.

Events, Local History, Winston-Salem

Forsyth’s Newspaper History @ Walkertown Branch Library on Tuesday, Sept. 18 at 6:30 p.m.

  The Walkertown Area Historical Society will present “Forsyth’s Newspaper History” with Jim Laughrun, former managing editor of the Winston-Salem Journal, at 6:30 p.m. Sept. 18 at the Walkertown Branch Library, 2969 Main St., Walkertown. Forsyth County’s newspaper history began in the first week of January 1829, when John Christian Blum and an itinerant printer,… Continue reading Forsyth’s Newspaper History @ Walkertown Branch Library on Tuesday, Sept. 18 at 6:30 p.m.

Events, Local History

Hard Times in the Mill: Working Lives Past and Present at Central Library, Sept. 5 at 5:30 p.m.

The New Winston Museum in partnership with the North Carolina Humanities Council and the Forsyth County Public Library will present the September Salon Series program Hard Times in the Mill: Working Lives Past and Present with North Carolina Humanities Council Road Scholar Roxanne Newton, Ph.D. This program focuses on North Carolina’s rich textile heritage as told through… Continue reading Hard Times in the Mill: Working Lives Past and Present at Central Library, Sept. 5 at 5:30 p.m.