Tag Archives: Southern Historical Collection

Soul City Film Screening Tonight on UNC-TV

Soul City (Warren Co., NC) was established as a planned community in 1970s under the direction of civil rights leader Floyd B. McKissick. Disenchanted with the systemic suppression, poverty, and racism typical after migration to northern urban centers, he envisioned … Continue reading

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Happy Groundhog Day from the SHC!

    There are few winter days after the start of the New Year that are exciting, but in the midst of the cold, gray winter comes a ray of hope in the form of Groundhog Day!  As a native … Continue reading

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Staff Profile: Bryan Giemza, Director of the Southern Historical Collection

Contributed by Bryan Giemza, Director of the Southern Historical Collection What do you do for the Southern Historical Collection?  My chief responsibility is to build and develop a high-research-value Collection, and to preserve the items in our care.  An important … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween! Haunting North Carolina Ghost Stories

Preparing for Halloween around the SHC can get a little spooky! Wandering through Wilson Library’s dark and silent stacks may uncover some truly spine-tingling tales. The archive documents many stories that hold cultural importance for the South, including some creepy … Continue reading

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Welcome to Southern Sources!

Hello and welcome to the Southern Historical Collection’s blog! We wanted to take this opportunity to reintroduce you to the updated space, and give you an idea of what you might expect to find here in the future! We know … Continue reading

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