Tag: Wilson Library

April 9: Reconstructing Identity, with Brent Leggs

Brent Leggs

Brent Leggs, Director of the African American Cultural Heritage Action Fund at The National Trust for Historic Preservation, will present the talk “Reconstructing Identity” at 3:30 on Tuesday, April 9.

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Service, Not Servitude: The 1969 Food Workers’ Strikes at UNC-Chapel Hill

UNC food workers on picket line with signs

Wilson Library exhibition marks fiftieth anniversary of protests that shook Carolina.

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Apply Now: 2018 Summer Research Fellowships at Wilson Library

Hands flipping through books on a table.

Fellowships of up to $1,250 will support intensive, innovative, and impactful research use of special collections at UNC’s Wilson Library.

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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

middle school students using digitization equipment

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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