The book Contributions of Vance County People of Color by Ruth Anita Hawkins Hughes is now available on DigitalNC. Thanks to a request from a community member, the folks at Granville County Public Library, and UNC Libraries, we were able to digitize this book.
Written in 1988, the book contains vignettes about many Black residents of Vance County during the 20th century. The book is broken up into chapters about farm families, and town families, and then by different occupations in the county. An amazing resource particularly for genealogists, Contributions… is full text searchable, making it easy to search names quickly!