Exhibits, Forsyth County, Local History, North Carolina History, Winston-Salem

History of Piedmont Airlines Exhibit at Central Library

This month the Piedmont Aviation Historical Society has curated an exhibit of their archives in the North Carolina Collection at the Central Library. The exhibit will run from January through April. Piedmont Aviation Historical Society Banner Piedmont Airlines began in February 1948 with a flight from Wilmington to Cincinnati on a Douglas DC-3 with founder… Continue reading History of Piedmont Airlines Exhibit at Central Library

Exhibits, Local History, Winston-Salem

History of the Children’s Home

In September members of the Children's Home Alumni Association curated an exhibit for display in the North Carolina Collection. Come and see this wonderful collection of photographs, artifacts, and history of the Children's Home of Winston-Salem. 1962, Susan Pauley and Danny Whitaker The Children's Home opened in 1909 on the former site of the Davis… Continue reading History of the Children’s Home

Exhibits, Forsyth County, Local History, Winston-Salem

New Exhibit on Refugee Resettlement

Last week, Wake Forest University students held a reception in the Central Library auditorium for the opening of their new exhibit "They Welcomed Us: Illuminating Refugee Resettlement in the Triad." One student explained that the meaning of the title phrase "They Welcomed Us" has a double meaning. It was a phrase used by a refugee… Continue reading New Exhibit on Refugee Resettlement