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Appointment: Project Librarian for North Carolina Historic Newspapers

Spencer Bevis

The Library announces the appointment of Spencer Bevis as project librarian for North Carolina Historic Newspapers.

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On the Move: Stories of African American Migration and Mobility

On The Move exhibition intro panel detail

Wilson Library exhibition examines six modes of travel and what they reveal about four centuries of African American experience

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How Carolina’s Archivists Preserve and Share the History of UNC’s Confederate Monument

Windows Spring Summer 2019 cover

Librarians and archivists at the Wilson Special Collections Library have taken on a monumental task: helping people make sense of the history of the Confederate Monument that stood on campus and the role that it continues to play.

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Beating the Heat: Surviving Summers in North Carolina Before Air Conditioning

A Wilson Library exhibition shows how North Carolinians in the late 19th and early 20th centuries kept cool during the hottest months of the year.

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Grant Will Help Librarians Examine Jim Crow Laws Through Lens of Data

North Carolina law books on shelf

“On the Books: Jim Crow and the Algorithms of Resistance” is part of the first cohort of the national project “Collections as Data – Part to Whole.”

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Remembering H.G. Jones, Former Curator of the North Carolina Collection

Dr. H. G. Jones

Jones was curator of the North Carolina Collection at the Wilson Special Collections Library from 1974 to 1994.

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