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It all began at the Central Library, 660 West Fifth Street…

  At 6:30 PM, Monday, February 26, 1979 a new exhibit opened at the Central Library on West Fifth Street in Winston-Salem. It was created by Vernon Logan, the local leader of the Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, headed nationally by David Duke. It consisted of documents and artifacts, including hoods and robes, relating… Continue reading It all began at the Central Library, 660 West Fifth Street…

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Sketchbook Legacy

Sketchbook Legacy - a project in collaboration with Art of Art's Sake, began at Meadowlark Middle School in Mrs. Miller's art room. The spring project asked her 8th graders to complete a sketchbook or altered book. Some books are based on songs. "Rolling in the Deep" (by Adele) - Emma Hanes "Desperado" (by the Eagles)… Continue reading Sketchbook Legacy

Genealogy, Local History

News & Observer, 1880 – present, added…

  The Raleigh News & Observer from 1880 to present has just been added to our digital newspaper collection. Since it is the state’s newspaper of record, this is a much awaited event. Go to: forsyth.cc/library ⇢ “Online Resources” ⇢ “Genealogy & History” ⇢ “Historic North Carolina Digital Newspaper Collection (ProQuest)” Type in your library… Continue reading News & Observer, 1880 – present, added…