Photos of the Day

Kim Cumber, our Non-Textual Materials Archivist, continues to add photographs to our Flickr account. I am going to start periodically posting photos that catch my eye as she adds them; hopefully that will help our patrons (and anyone else who happens to read this blog) get a feel for the variety of materials available through the State Archives and, in particular, the Non-Textual Materials Unit.

Plus it’s just fun to look at these photos. I actually had such a hard time picking just one image to post today that I’m going to post a few. Hopefully you’ll enjoy them as much as I do.

N.53.17.270
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Meredith College girls on Old Campus, Raleigh, NC, no date (1910-1920s). From the Barden Collection, North Carolina State Archives. [N.53.17.270]

PhC68_1_466_6
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Hurricane Donna, September 11-12, 1960, destruction to Rambler car dealership, unknown location, coastal North Carolina. From Carolina Power and Light (CP&L) Photograph Collection (Ph.C.68), North Carolina State Archives. [PhC.68.1.466.6]

ConDev1246A
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Children playing with dog during tobacco “Putting in” near Wilson, NC, July 1938, photo taken by Baker. From Conservation and Development Department, Travel and Tourism Photo Files, North Carolina State Archives. [ConDev1246A]

ConDev2738F
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Bear Hunt-near Robbinsville, NC, 1940. From Conservation and Development Department, Travel and Tourism Division Photo Files, North Carolina State Archives. [ConDev2738F]

N.53.15.4877
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Mary Evans’ Bridesmaids, 1913, unknown location. From the Barden Collection, North Carolina State Archives. [N.53.15.4877]

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