This meeting has been cancelled and will be rescheduled. Bring your ideas for the community meeting on renovations for the Memorial Industrial School property. Visit http://www.micdc.org/ to learn about the project.
As always, click images for full size https://youtu.be/SNTcUNZM66A This year’s River Run Film Festival takes as its focus the centennial of United Artists, founded in 1919 by Charlie Chaplin, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., D.H. Griffith and Mary Pickford. UA was not a Hollywood studio, but a distribution channel that would serve many independent film makers… Continue reading Winston-Salem’s Sweetheart: Mary Pickford
The April Calendar is here. A big shout out to the Forsyth County Genealogical Society for helping our customers with their genealogy questions during our drop in sessions. Remember, you can stop by or call ahead and make an appointment for genealogy help. Call 336-703-3070. We look forward to seeing you!
Hey, all you cool cats, head on over to the gooney roost for the ginchiest hootenanny.Step back to the days of bongos, and berets, join in as we share the works of Black Mountain College’s beat poets. Pick a poem, grab a beret and take the stage. For those of you not in the know,… Continue reading Black Mountain Beat Poets
The International Code Council has recently updated The North Carolina State Building Code to reflect all of the changes for the 2018 edition. The North Carolina Collection has a full set of the new codes in print that you can use in the room for your reference. If you are unable to come to the… Continue reading North Carolina Building Code Updated
March is women's history month and what better way to celebrate than to do a little digging into the history of some of the most important women ever - the women in your family. Just like last month, you will want to look at those oh so beautifully organized records and pick a female relative… Continue reading Are you my Mother’s Mother’s Mother ?
As always, click images for larger size where available... https://youtu.be/NzPqiLXpHDY North Carolina has always been an important producer and consumer of patent medicines. It is the birthplace of the three best known headache relief powders. All three had pretty much the same basic ingredients, powdered aspirin, salycylamide and caffeine. For instance, the original B.C. formula… Continue reading Goody’s goodies in the Camel City…