Selected Library of Congress Resources for North Carolina
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The extensive collections at the Library of Congress contain historic artifacts and cultural materials from across the U.S. The list below is just a sample of the many North Carolina resources available for free on the Library's Web site.
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Thomas Jefferson Papers: Meteorological Diary, January 1792, Warrenton, North Carolina
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Tobias Lear, November 21, 1789, North Carolina Convention Resolution...
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Cooke's new map of the state of North Carolina, 1857
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[First flight, 120 feet in 12 seconds, 10:35 a.m.; Kitty Hawk, North Carolina] 1903
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A grocery window, 1939
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Speech at Asheville, N.C., Sept. 9, 1902
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Hattie Rogers, c1930
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Drinking fountain on the county courthouse lawn...
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Orders No.  Head Quarters, Eastern Division Cherokee Agency, Ten. May 17, 1838.
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[Fort Fisher, N.C. Interior of the “Pulpit”; another view] 1865
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The September 11, 2001, Documentary Project Collection: Interview with Vandy Chhum, Greensboro, North Carolina, October 14, 2001
Western North Carolina. the township of High Point and village of the same name...
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