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#WWIWednesday: World War I and North Carolina

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Originally posted on State Archives of North Carolina blog, History For All the People: https://ncarchives.wordpress.com/2017/06/06/world-war-i-wednesday

#WWIWednesday: World War I and North Carolina

April 6, 2017 marked the centennial of the United States’ entry into World War I. This summer several North Carolina institutions are teaming up to share World War I history through social media. Every Wednesday from June through August, they will post information about items from their collections using the hashtag #WWIWednesday.

Before Sunset Buy a U.S. Government Bond of the 2nd Liberty Loan of 1917. World War I Papers. Military Collection. State Archives of North Carolina. http://bit.ly/2sABqt5

Before Sunset Buy a U.S. Government Bond of the 2nd Liberty Loan of 1917. World War I Papers. Military Collection. State Archives of North Carolina. http://bit.ly/2sABqt5

The groups taking part include:

  • State Archives of North Carolina (@NCArchives)
  • State Library of North Carolina (@ncpedia)
  • NC Digital Heritage Center (@ncdhc)
  • Wilson Library (@WilsonLibUNC) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
  • North Carolina Collection (@NCCollection) at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Each month will have a theme:

  • June: The Homefront
  • July: Soldiers, Sailors, and Combat
  • August: Women and Nursing during World War I

Other Department of Natural and Cultural Resources (@ncculture) World War I content is also available on social media using the hashtag #NCWW1 and through the blog “North Carolina in World War I” (https://www.ncdcr.gov/blogs/world-war-i).

 

 

Now Hiring: Systems Support Librarian

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Now Hiring: Systems Support Librarian

The Government and Heritage Library is hiringAre you passionate about digital libraries? Looking for a great job to help grow your technical skills? The Government & Heritage Library at the State Library of North Carolina is seeking an innovative, collaborative Systems Support Librarian! Consider joining our team!

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Traveling Archivist Program Now Soliciting Applications

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The Traveling Archivist Program is Now Soliciting Applications
APPLICATION DEADLINE: AUGUST 31, 2016

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Does your institution need help with the preservation of and access to your collections?

If so, the State Archives of North Carolina is now soliciting applications for its Traveling Archivist Program (TAP).

TAP provides hands-on preservation assistance to cultural and heritage institutions that house archives, papers, and records at risk of deterioration, neglect, and damage. Institutions chosen to participate in this program will receive an onsite visit, a collections assessment, recommendations for managing and caring for the collections, training and instructions, and other resources including some basic preservation supplies.

The purpose of TAP is to help improve preservation of and access to collections that document the culture and history of our state. (more…)

Free Genealogy Webinar Viewing

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FREE GENEALOGY WEBINAR VIEWING
Digital Public Library of America for Genealogy and Family History
July 26, 2016
3:00pm – 4:30pm
Room 208 — 109 E. Jones Street, Raleigh, N.C.

sticker_3x3_blue_withURLJoin the staff of the N.C. Government and Heritage Library to watch and discuss the webinar Digital Public Library of America for Genealogy and Family History.

This program will give tips and how-to’s for searching for family names in DPLA and exploring resources from your family’s hometown or region. (more…)

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