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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

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Bigger than the 1940 census…

A few years ago, as we were preparing to move the North Carolina Room to its new home on the ground floor at Central, we were forced to take on a daunting task. It involved an area known simply as "Jerry's Closet", a large, murky, mysterious room in which a wide variety of semi-unclassifiable items… Continue reading Bigger than the 1940 census…

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Wow! Look at that Microfilm Reader/Scanner

Viewing, scanning and saving images from the North Carolina Room’s vast microfilm collection has become even easier with the arrival of the newest version of the ST View Scan microfilm reader/ printer. The NC Room has three traditional reader/printers that do not digitize and one older ST View Scan that does but this new machine… Continue reading Wow! Look at that Microfilm Reader/Scanner

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North Carolina Newspapers Research Easier with the NC Newspaper Locator

This bit of good news came to our attention this week from Amy Rudersdorf, manager of the State Library of NC's Digital Information Management Program: What newspapers were published in or near Brevard, North Carolina, in 1910? That's a big question and if you've ever had to try to answer it, you know that you… Continue reading North Carolina Newspapers Research Easier with the NC Newspaper Locator