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West Badin High School Yearbooks Now Available

Thanks to our partner, Stanly County Museum, two batches containing West Badin High School yearbooks for the years 1955-1959 and 1962-1966 are now available on our website here and here. West Badin served the students in the Black community of Badin, NC until integration in the late 1960s.  

West Badin Administration Building. Text under the photograph reads: "The Blue Devil. Presented by the Senior Class 1959. West Badin High School Badin, North Carolina."

To learn more about the Stanly County Museum, please visit their website.

For more North Carolina African American high school yearbooks, visit our African American high schools collection.

For more yearbooks from across North Carolina, visit our yearbook collection.


1960 Johnston County Training School Yearbook Now Available

Thanks to our partner, Johnston County Heritage Center, a batch containing the Johnston County Training School’s 1960 yearbook is now available on our website.

Three pictures of a marching band - two on the field, and one of the members posing on the steps of the school.

Johnston County Training School’s marching band

To learn more about the Johnston County Heritage Center, please visit their website.

For more North Carolina African American high school yearbooks, visit our African American high schools collection.

For more yearbooks from across North Carolina, visit our yearbook collection.


Lowgap High School Yearbooks Now Available

Thanks to our partner, Surry Community College, yearbooks from Lowgap High School are now available on our website. This batch includes yearbooks from the years 1950, 1951, and 1955 to 1959.

Athletics page. Student sledding while pointing to another student who has fallen off their sled.

To learn more about the Surry County Public Library, please visit their website.

For more yearbooks from across North Carolina, visit our yearbook collection.


New Burke County Yearbooks Now Available

Thanks to our partner, Burke County Public Library, a batch containing yearbooks from Oak High School, West Concord High School, Glen Alpine High School, and Morganton High School are now available on our website

Two pictures. First pictures shows students standing in a line. The second picture shows three students lifting the lid to a dumpster while another student looks like they are about to go into the dumpster.

To learn more about Burke County Public Library, please visit their website.

For more yearbooks from across North Carolina, visit our yearbook collection.


North Carolina College for Women 1925 Yearbook Now Available

Thanks to our partner, Randolph County Public Library, the North Carolina College for Women’s (now UNC-Greensboro) 1925 yearbook is now available on our website

Pine Needles 1925 cover. Below the title are happy and sad drama masks.

Cover of the 1925 Pine Needles yearbook

 

To learn more about the Randolph County Public Library, please visit their website

For more yearbooks from across North Carolina, visit our yearbook collection.


New Person County Yearbooks Now Available

Thanks to our partner, Person County Public Library, Roxboro High School, Person High School, and Person County High School yearbooks from the years 1957 to 1970 are now available on our website

There are two pictures on the page both with students around the high school. There is a peace symbol and drawing of a cloud blowing air. Words on the page read "Peace" and "Love."

To learn more about the Person County Public Library, please visit their website

For more yearbooks from across North Carolina, visit our yearbook collection.


New Edneyville High School and Blue Ridge School for Boys Yearbooks Now Available

Thanks to our partner, Henderson County Public Library, new Edneyville High School and Blue Ridge School for Boys yearbooks are now available on our website. The issues added include 1948, 1951-1952, 1954, 1956, 1959, 1965-1969 for Edneyville High School and 1926-1928, 1952-1953, 1964-1968 for the Blue Ridge School for Boys.

Cover of the Blue Ridge School for Boys 1926 yearbook, Gadawhee (Land of the Sky).

 

To learn more about the Henderson County Public Library, please visit their website

For more yearbooks from across North Carolina, visit our yearbook collection.


Durham High School Yearbooks Now Available

Thanks to our partner, Durham County Library, the 1966 to 1970 issues of the Durham High School yearbook are now available on our website.  This set of yearbooks spans when Durham High was integrated and offers some hints at how the students viewed the change.  

Cover of the 1970 Durham yearbook. The page is cover is black with "1970 Messenger" in white writing. On the left side of the cover there is a strip of what appears to be an overly saturated black and white photo.
To learn more about the Durham County Library, please visit their website. For more yearbooks from across North Carolina, visit our yearbook collection.


New Granville County Yearbooks Now Available

Thanks to our partner, Granville County Public Library, a batch containing yearbooks from Dabney High School, Henderson High School, Franklinton High School, J.F. Webb High School, and Zeb Vance High School ranging from 1938 to 1970 are now available on our website

Person standing in a doorway drinking from a glass Coke bottle with a straw. "Sophomores" is written in the top left.

 

To learn more about the Granville County Public Library, please visit their website

For more yearbooks from across North Carolina, visit our yearbook collection.