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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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New photos from the M.S. Brown Collection now available

Over 300 new photos from the M.S. Brown Collection are now on DigitalNC courtesy of the Edgecombe County Memorial Library. M.S. Brown was an avid amateur photographer, and these new additions document a wide variety of aspects of daily life in Tarboro and Edgecombe County. Included are new photographs of Tarboro High School, the Tarboro town clock, businesses in Tarboro, portraits of Tarboro citizens, additions to Edgecombe County Officials, and much more.


Students showing of projects in a woodworking class


The Tarboro tobacco drive-in


A folder of M.S. Brown memorabilia is also now available, which includes “The M.S.B. March”, an original piece of music composed by Roy L. Russel and dedicated to M.S. Brown in light of all of his important contributions to the Tarboro community.


The M.S.B. March

To learn more about the MS Brown collection, view previous posts about materials digitized from it here.  To learn more about Edgecombe County Memorial Library, visit their partner page here.

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