North Carolina Digital Collections
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North Carolina Digital Collections beta

  • Archives' Treasures
  • Black Mountain College
  • NC Family Records
  • Civil War 150
  • State Publications

View a list of all of our collections,
exhibits, research guides, and more.

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. speaks at St. Mark AME Church in Durham, N.C., 1958. See images and state agency records relating to the Civil Rights in our new digital collection. Rosenwald Fund Papers added to the African American Education Collection. Community School Plans shown are from a Bulletin issued by the Julius Rosenwald Fund, 1924. The cover of the North Carolina Historical Review from April 1960 shows the opening and dedication of the Charles B. Aycock Birthplace State Historic Site. Read about all sorts of North Carolina historical topics in the newly digitized editions of the North Carolina Historical Review between 1924-1967. This poster encourages women to join the Army Nurse Corps. Check out our new digital collection, World War II Maps and Posters. Dating back to 1947, Symphony Stories booklets were written for students. They talk about composers and provide an introduction to music the North Carolina Symphony would perform. Find your favorite North Carolina museum, state park, historic house, and more in the NC ECHO photo collection. This map of the town of New Bern comes from a new collection, the Office of Archives and History Research Reports. Written between 1965 and 2002, this collection of research reports complete with resources, photographs, and maps, provides in-depth information about many well-known sites and individuals from around North Carolina. Help us and future researchers by transcribing family history documents, like this Barbee family tree, through our flickr transcription project.

The North Carolina Digital Collections contain over 90,000 historic and recent photographs, state government publications, manuscripts, and other resources on topics related to North Carolina. The Collections are free and full-text searchable, and bring together content from the State Archives of North Carolina and the State Library of North Carolina.