Don’t miss the first-ever screenings of two newly-preserved films that document some of North Carolina’s most recognizable folk traditions. This two-part series of virtual film screenings looks at the family-run potteries of the eastern Piedmont and the renowned old-time music of Surry County.
“On the Books: Jim Crow and Algorithms of Resistance” has received a Venture Fund 2020 grant from the Association of Research Libraries.
The award of $525,573 from the State Library of North Carolina will enable the NCDHC to continue support of existing partners and to reach out to new partners to share historical and cultural materials online.
The center has received $467,384 from the State Library of North Carolina to continue publishing North Carolina historical and cultural materials online.
The largest grant in University Libraries history will allow the Southern Folklife Collection at the Wilson Special Collections Library to preserve and digitize rare audio and visual recordings from Carolina’s libraries and from six partners across the state.
The Pine Tree Foundation of New York has provided $12,100 for cataloging and digitization work. Many of the items are extremely rare.