Tag: North Carolina history

Bayard Wootten Then and Now (Exhibition Opening)

Bayard Wootten portrait detail

Celebrate the opening of the exhibition “‘The joy is in the going.’: Bayard Wootten Photographs North Carolina and The South.” Talks by Jerry Cotten, author of “Light and Air: The Photography of Bayard Wootten,” and the University Libraries’ photographic archivist, Stephen Fletcher.

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“Going Viral” Online Exhibit Examines 1918 Flu Pandemic

Montage of 1918 newspaper headlines and advertisements about flu and remedies

A collection of photographs, news articles, oral histories and documents from the UNC-Chapel Hill Libraries marks a grim centennial.

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North Carolina Digital Heritage Center Named National Medal Finalist for Museum and Library Service

Digital Heritage Center is 2018 Finalist for National Medal for Museum and Library Service

The center, operated by the University Libraries, provides digitization services for more than 225 partners across North Carolina.

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NY Times Features Bayard Wootten Photos from UNC Libraries

Detail of Boy Selling Apples by Bayard Wooten

The pioneering North Carolina photographer made more than a million images over her career in the first part of the 20th century. The Bayard Wootten Photographic Collection is part of the North Carolina Photographic Archives at the Wilson Special Collections Library.

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