Digital North Carolina Blog

Digital North Carolina Blog

This blog is maintained by the staff of the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center and features highlights from the collections at DigitalNC, an online library of primary sources from institutions across North Carolina.

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Viewing entries posted in May 2010

UNC-Chapel Hill Yearbooks through 1966 now available online

The Hellenian (1890-1900) and the Yackety Yack (1901 – present), student yearbooks from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, are now available online at Due to a change in how the yearbook photographs were copyrighted, we are only able to make the volumes through 1966 available at this time.

Durham Urban Renewal Records to be digitized

A large collection of urban renewal records from Durham County Library’s North Carolina Collection will be digitized by the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center and published on These records include property appraisals and photographs taken in the 1960s and 1970s, and include a significant amount of information about Durham’s historically Black neighborhoods, including Hayti.

Early photos from the Masonic Home for Children at Oxford coming soon to DigitalNC

One of the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center pilot projects will present early photographs, documents, and architectural drawings from the Oxford Orphanage in Oxford, N.C. Sallie Mae Ligon Museum & Archives & Masonic Home for Children at Oxford documents the history of the Masonic Home for Children. Selected materials from the collection will be presented online, giving users a glimpse into life at the orphanage in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.