North Carolina History

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Meet Me on the Midway: Three Centuries of Fairs in North Carolina

Photographs, publications, souvenirs, ribbons, and more tell the story of fairs in the Tar Heel State, from the first county fairs in the 1820s through today’s State Fair. Continue reading

Saving the River One Song at a Time: The Eno River Festival Legacy

Exhibit is on view in Wilson Library through September 22. Continue reading

A Carolina Narrative of Service to Nation: Yesterday and Today

Captain Michael John, U.S. Navy (ret.), will deliver the 2017 Gladys Hall Coates University History Lecture on April 12 in the Wilson Special Collections Library. Continue reading

Doing Our Bit: UNC and the Great War

This exhibition about Carolina’s involvement in World War I will be on view in Wilson Library through June 11, 2017. Continue reading

Politics Past, Present, Future… Exhibits and Resources at the UNC Library

To end the election season: Two exhibits, a resource guide, and a call for help from the UNC Library. Continue reading

‘The most important artifact that we have’

University Day, 2016, marks an important centennial. One hundred years ago, the cornerstone plaque of Old East was returned to UNC. Continue reading

Haunted North Carolina

Visit a small display in Wilson Library that showcases four of the state’s eeriest specters, just in time for Halloween. Continue reading

Alexander Julian: The Threads of Carolina Style

On April 19, designer Alexander Julian will explore Carolina style and his role in shaping it. The public talk is the 2016 Gladys Hall Coates University History Lecture. Continue reading

Wikipedia Edit-a-thons Offer Chance to Write History

Contribute to the Internet’s largest free reference site during six UNC Library events. Continue reading

A Common Thread: Carolina Fashion Exhibition at Wilson Library

The exhibition in the North Carolina Collection Gallery is an annotated walk-through closet called “From Frock Coats to Flip-Flops: 100 years of Fashion at Carolina.” Continue reading

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