External Web Sites
The Church in the Southern Black Community, 1780-1925
This compilation of printed texts traces how Southern African Americans experienced and transformed Protestant Christianity into the central institution of community life.
Cornell University Library Making of America Collection
The collection includes 955 volumes from twenty-two nineteenth-century periodicals digitized by Cornell University as part of the original Making of America project.
The Emergence of Advertising in America: 1850-1920
This collection presents over 9,000 images relating to the early history of advertising in the United States.
The site provides information and links on the geography, people, politics, and economics of the fifty states. The site includes information pertaining to North Carolina's state bird , flag , flower , and much more.
First-Person Narratives of the American South, 1860-1920
This collection includes diaries, autobiographies, memoirs, travel accounts, and ex-slave narratives of prominent individuals, as well as of relatively inaccessible populations: women, African Americans, enlisted men, laborers, and Native Americans.
Historic American Sheet Music, 1850-1920
This collection includes 3,042 pieces of sheet music published in America between 1850 and 1920. It presents a wide variety of types of vocal music: bel canto, minstrel songs, protest songs, sentimental songs, patriotic and political songs, plantation songs, Civil War songs, spirituals, dance music, songs from vaudeville and musicals, Tin Pan Alley and World War I. The collection contains eleven items pertaining to North Carolina.
Making of America Books
Making of America (MOA) is a digital library of primary sources in American social history primarily from the antebellum period through reconstruction. The collection is particularly strong in the subject areas of education, psychology, American history, sociology, religion, and science and technology.
National Park Service (NPS)
The fundamental purpose of the NPS is to conserve the scenery and the natural and historic objects and the wild life therein and to provide for the enjoyment of the same in such manner and by such
means as will leave them unimpaired for the enjoyment of future generations. The NPS provides highlights, statistics, and a list of national parks for North Carolina.
NC.Gov is the gateway to North Carolina state government Web sites and information; includes selected resources on federal, county and local government.
NCpedia highlights North Carolina's unique resources, people and culture to enrich, educate and inform.
North Carolina Digital Collections
A joint project of the State Archives and the State Library of North Carolina, the goal of these collections is to support instructional and research needs related to the history and culture of North Carolina.
North Carolina ECHO
Sponsored by the State Library of North Carolina in cooperation with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Innovative and collaborative project seeks to build a statewide framework for digitization in order to facilitate deep, wide, and comprehensive access to the holdings of North Carolina's cultural institutions.
North Carolina Office of Archives and History
The North Carolina Office of Archives and History collects, preserves, and utilizes the state's historic resources so that present and future residents may better understand their history.