NCpedia Needs Contributors

The State Library of North Carolina’s online NC Encyclopedia (now called the NCpedia) is live in Beta at:

The State Library is in the the process of revising existing entries and expanding the content. If you or someone you know might be interested in contributing to the NCpedia, you can find information about what they are looking for at the NCpedia Construction Site at:

The original version of the NC Encyclopedia is still online at

You will notice a completely new interface in the Beta version ( as well as the ability to search, add tags, input comments, subscribe to RSS feeds, share articles via, Facebook, MySpace and more!

The State Library is hoping to be out of Beta at the beginning of the traditional school year.

If you have any questions about NCpedia, you can contact Michelle Czaikowski at

Panoramoic Postcards of Raleigh, NC

We’ve recently uploaded several panoramic postcard views of Raleigh to the NC Postcards website.  The cards all date to ca. 1900-1915.  The photo above highlights the format of the card itself, and the photo below gives a sense of how the two postcard-sized halves are attached together.  To see the cards online, click the links below:

St. Mary’s School, Raleigh, N.C. (shown above and below)
St. Mary’s School, Raleigh, N.C.
Panoramic View, A&M College, Raleigh, N.C.
Panoramic View, Capitol Grounds, Raleigh, N.C.