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Enhance your own family archive with tips from the pros!

Join us for lunch during Women’s History Month! The State Library and State Archives of North Carolina are presenting a lunch and learn series each Tuesday at noon starting March 9. Click on a date listed below to learn more or sign up to participate.

The North Carolina Department of Natural and Cultural Resources is collecting objects, archival materials (both digital and physical), and web content that reflect the experiences of North Carolina citizens, officials, organizations, businesses, and caregivers during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

The year 2020 marks the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, guaranteeing and protecting the right of women to vote.

Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed October 2019 as Archives Month in North Carolina, recognizing those who preserve and provide access to public records and archival materials in North Carolina’s archive repositories throughout the state.

Photograph of a group of African Army soldiers from the 364th Infantry Regiment (Colored), 92nd Infantry Division, posing with heavyweight boxing champion Joe Louis (second from left, foreground) during his troop morale visit to the Aleutian Islands, Alaska, in the winter of 1944-1945 during Worl

RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina’s copy of its original Bill of Rights will be displayed for a limited time in a lobby case at the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh, June 29 through July 7.

The State Archives and State Library of North Carolina want to collect the stories of women of North Carolina who have made their mark, locally, statewide, nationally, or around the world. We invite participation from libraries, historical institutions, community organizations, and individuals!