Viewing entries posted in October 2013
We’ve added a number of newly scanned items from the Stanly County Museum to DigitalNC.org. It’s a wide variety of content:
- Archer’s BBQ Restaurant scrapbook, 1956-1959
- Delta Kappa Gamma Society minutes, booklets, and histories, 1951-1979
- Minute books and ledgers from the Blackmer Masonic Lodge, 1850-1928
- The Stanly Mason newspaper, several issues from 1955, 1959, 1960
- The Full Moon, Albemarle High School’s student newspaper, issues dating from 1931-1990
- Sketch of Hydrants and Hose Houses, Badin, NC, 1924
- Commencement Exercises from Millingport High School, 1939-1940
- Copy of Robert E. Lee’s Farewell Address and Parole Slip of Confederate Soldier E. S. Swaringen, 1865
You can see all of Stanly County Museum’s items in DigitalNC.
Images of students and staff from the Glenwood Elementary and High School are now available on DigitalNC. From the book Glenwood School 1904-1972: Progressing by Fits and Starts by James Lawton Haney, these images are online courtesy the McDowell County Public Library.
The image above is of the 1956 Handicraft Club, taken from page 147.
North Carolina institutions with digital collections can now have their content added to the Digital Public Library of America through the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center.
With over 5 million records and counting, the DPLA is a national digital library that brings together metadata from digital collections around the country into a single, searchable website. It also makes that metadata available to developers through an API (application programming interface), enabling reuse for all kinds of purposes – from visualization to data mining.<
North Carolina’s participation was announced last night at DPLA Fest in Boston. With over 120,000 items, these North Carolina institutions were partners in the initial launch:
The Wilson County Public Library has contributed 16 more yearbooks from its local history collections to be digitized. The yearbooks range in date from 1948 to 1963 and represent several different schools, including:
Early high school yearbooks from Pasquotank County are now available on DigitalNC. The Pasquotank County Library contributed 29 yearbooks from its local history collections to be digitized. The yearbooks range in date from 1921 to 1963 and represent several different schools, including:
The Quill Pen, Salem Academy’s student yearbook, is now available on DigitalNC. Thirty-six yearbooks, dating from 1927-1964, were contributed for digitization by Salem College Library.
The photo above comes from the 1962 yearbook, page 5.
Twenty-nine issues of Renaissance, a campus publication from Wayne Community College, are now available on DigitalNC. Renaissance features student poetry, artwork, and short stories.
Early high school yearbooks from Rockingham County are now available on DigitalNC. The Rockingham County Public Library contributed 20 yearbooks from its local history collections to be digitized. The yearbooks range in date from 1935-1963 and represent several different schools, including: