The Digital Public Library of America turns one year old, today. Happy birthday to us!
- Julian Walker Morton, Jr. blowing out birthday candles, ca. 1940. Morton, Hugh M. North Carolina Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library. North Carolina Digital Heritage Center.
- Glendale National Charity League ball, 1958. Special Collections, Doheny Memorial Library, Libraries, University of Southern California.
- Jeff Mercer’s 6th birthday party, 1950s. M002_3_18-3, Johnny and Ginger Mercer Papers, Popular Music and Culture Collection, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library. Digital Library of Georgia.
- Coach Red Sanders birthday, 1958. Special Collections, Doheny Memorial Library, Libraries, University of Southern California.
- Group of African American women and men gathered around a birthday cake, Los Angeles, ca. circa 1951-1960. Charlotta Bass/California Eagle Photograph Collection, Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research, Los Angeles.
- President Franklin D. Roosevelt Receives a Birthday Cake in the Oval Office, White House, ca. 01/27/1942. Franklin D. Roosevelt Library. National Archives and Records Administration.
- Mildred’s birthday, February 1987. Morton, Hugh M. North Carolina Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Library. North Carolina Digital Heritage Center.
- Henderson birthday, December 12, 1896. Forrest, J. Thomas. East Carolina University. North Carolina Digital Heritage Center.
- Girl Scouts’ birthday, 1952. Special Collections, Doheny Memorial Library, Libraries, University of Southern California.
We are happy to be a part of the DPLA on their first birthday! Here’s to many more.
It’s an early #pharmacyfunfriday! According to an 1894 advertisement, “Small and frequent doses of Wyeth’s Beef Juice will restore strength, vigor, and activity to overworked and exhausted brain and body.” From the Jay I. Pomerantz Collection, Health Sciences Library Special Collections.
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In case you weren’t aware that librarians can occasionally be crazy.
Crazy Tights Day at the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center - brought to you by staff as well as students of UNC-Chapel Hill’s School of Information and Library Science.
The NCDHC is a Digital Library, providing digitization and digital publishing services to institutions throughout North Carolina.
And we wear awesome tights.
From UNC’s version of the whatshouldwecallme tumblr site, Chapel Thrills. Is this your reaction to Wilson Library?
If you haven’t visited us, you should! Wilson Library made the list of the 16 Coolest College Libraries in the Country!
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"More than a Passing Fad" from 1986 Spectrum yearbook, Rowan-Cabarrus Community College
View at DigitalNC: 1986 Spectrum
Digital Collection: North Carolina College and University Yearbooks
Contributing Institution: North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University
Usage Statement: Copyright Rowan-Cabarrus Community College. The materials in this collection are made available for use in research, teaching and private study. Images and text may not be used for any commercial purposes without prior permission from Rowan-Cabarrus Community College.
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Abraham Forest had to pay $0.10/gallon tax on the products of his still in 1799. This tax license comes from a collection of early documents of the Forrest family, courtesy the Stanly County Museum. You can view the entire collection on DigitalNC.
The license is signed by William Polk, North Carolina’s Supervisor of the Revenue and Revolutionary War veteran.
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As April is prime gardening time, this headline from the April 7, 1921 Alamance Gleaner is a timely reminder that not only is gardening enjoyed by the whole family; you could turn it into a serious rivalry with your neighbors!
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