This week’s tip is about finding places in North Carolina. North Carolina has an excellent resource called The North Carolina Gazetteer. This is book that lists place names and water ways located in the state. There are nearly 20,000 entries!
The NC County of the Week for March 29 – April , 2015 is Stanly County!
Stanly County, North Carolina was created in 1841 from Montgomery County and is located in the Piedmont region of the state. Its namesake is John Stanly, Speaker of the North Carolina House of Commons and a former U.S> congressman.
Join us this week to explore all things Stanly County: history, people, culture, geography, genealogy, and natural heritage!
For more information on this NC county, follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Join the conversation by using hash tag #nccotw. Be sure to also check out our Pinterest board for Stanly County where we’ll showcase a range of historic images and documents available online!
Using the North Carolina Digital Collections for
May 2, 2015, 10-11a.m.
This document is a bit older, 2004, but it gives a good opportunity for comparison and a chance to see if Southeast Raleigh has improved at all since 2004.
This document is titled, “A University-Community Partnership Feasibility Study : Opportunities and Challenges for Southeast Raleigh : Executive Summary & Final Report”. It’s by North Carolina State University Associate Professor & MSW Program Director, Dr. Jocelyn DeVance Taliaferro.
This is a scholarly study that contains the usual executive summary, methodology, results, discussions and recommendations that you would expect to see in any scholarly study. It is perfect for anyone interested in social work or anyone that is interested to see if Southeast Raleigh has progressed since 2004.
You can view, download, print, and save this document here.