More on new additions to the collections of the Government and Heritage Library:
The Heritage of the Toe River Valley, Volume XI, 2012, Lloyd Bailey, Ed. This volume closes gaps in information from reproduced local newspaper articles published from the late 1930s through the 1950s, chronicling the the Toe River Valley ”coming of age” - construction of modern highways; development of state parks; the importance of area mining during WWII; local accounts of federal programs, such as the WPA and CCC; construction of public education buildings; and resort development.
Transylvania County Heritage, North Carolina, Volume III, by the Transylvania Genealogy Group [Genealogy Collection and the Government History Research Room]. This is the 3rd volume of a collection of essays written by area residents about their Transylvania County ancestors. Families contribute information documenting genealogical histories. An account of the history of Transylvania County is also included. The Government and Heritage Library’s collections include county heritage books from North Carolina and select counties of border states. These books can be good places to begin one’s genealogical research.
Library materials will be available for check out at the Government and Heritage Library by North Carolina State Agency employees or may be borrowed through an interlibrary loan request at your local public library. Genealogy materials are available on-site at the Government and Heritage Library or may be borrowed through an interlibrary loan request at your local public library. To view other new library acquisitions, click here.