Events, Featured, Genealogy, Government Resources

1950 Census, It’s Here!

Finally, after 72 years the 17th Census (1950) has been released. Hard to believe it - genealogists everywhere have been waiting for this moment, including all of us in the North Carolina Collection. What will we find out, better yet, who will we find? North Carolina Collection waiting for the 1950 Census Release. First of… Continue reading 1950 Census, It’s Here!

Events, Government Resources, Uncategorized

Constitution Day 2021

Tomorrow, September 17th, please stop by the North Carolina Collection and help us celebrate Constitution Day by picking up a free copy of the United States Constitution. Why September 17th you ask? On that day in 1787 in Philadelphia, 38 members of the Constitutional Congress put pen to paper and signed the Constitution. Actually, there… Continue reading Constitution Day 2021

Government Resources, Great Links & Resources, Winston-Salem

Local Ordinance Codes Online

The Winston-Salem and Forsyth County code of ordinances are available online through Municode using the links below. While there are print copies inside the North Carolina collection that are used by both staff and patrons alike, it is very convenient to search the online versions for quick reference.  Forsyth County code Winston-Salem city code You can… Continue reading Local Ordinance Codes Online

Government Resources, Great Links & Resources

Voting Information for Forsyth County

With the upcoming midterm elections on November 6th, the North Carolina Room staff has naturally been fielding a lot of questions regarding early voting locations, how to register to vote, and more. If you live in Forsyth County, one of your best resources to find information about voting, and the resource we reference most often… Continue reading Voting Information for Forsyth County

Government Resources

Using the State Archives and State Library for Genealogical Research: A Free Webinar

North Carolina Genealogical Society The North Carolina Genealogical Society is delighted to present: Diane L. Richard, ME, MBA“How a Genealogist Uses the State Archives of NC and the State Library of NC” A LIVE webinar on 20 January 2017, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST About the Webinar: Preparation is key to making a successful… Continue reading Using the State Archives and State Library for Genealogical Research: A Free Webinar