Tag: Wilson Library

Oral Histories of Veterans Enrich Library Collections

Photograph of Bryan Giemza, Credit Grant Halverson.

From the Carolina Alumni Review: When Jim White ’71 was teaching, his high school students hated the idea of interviewing war veterans — until they tried it. Now those tapes are part of the Southern Historical Collection at UNC’s Wilson Library.

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Library Loans Rare Items to Smithsonian

Photograph of Smithsonian exhibition with photograph on loan from WIlson Library.

Two documents and two photographs from UNC’s Wilson Special Collections Library are part of the “Slavery and Freedom” exhibition at the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C.

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Middle Schoolers Help Transcribe, Digitize Rare Historical Newspapers

Library Journal profiles a group of Wilmington, NC, 8th graders who had an encounter with history, thanks in part to the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center at UNC’s Wilson Library.

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The Making of MAESTRA: Women and the 1961 Cuban Literacy Campaign

A September 28 screening of the film MAESTRA and conversation with director Catherine Murphy will mark the donation of the MAESTRA archive to the Wilson Special Collections Library.

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Between Midnight and Day: The Photography of Dick Waterman

Images of some of the greatest musical performers of the last half-century will be on view in Wilson Library through December 22, 2017.

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Transforming Gifts: How Donors Have Built the Special Collections at Wilson Library

Wilson Special Collections Library celebrates the generosity of donors in an exhibition on view through January 7, 2018.

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