We have some news from the Government and Heritage Library (part of the State Library of North Carolina):
Spend the morning with the staff of the Government and Heritage Library, the North Carolina State Archives and members of the Yates Mills NSDAR as we introduce you to the collections and tools useful to genealogical research.
Date: November 16, 2010
Location: Government and Heritage Library, 109 E. Jones Street, Raleigh
Time: 10:00 am – Noon
SPACE IS LIMITED
To sign up please contact Rebecca Hyman, (919)807-7454
Click here for a PDF version of the workshop announcement.
Today is election day and we have plenty of government and voting related items in today’s sneak peek. If you missed part 1, part 2, or part 3, please check them out – each one features different documents from a project that we’re working on.
And on to today’s sneak peek:
- John Adams, Thoughts on Government Letter, 1776, which outlines his thoughts concerning a plan of government for North Carolina.
- Benjamin Harrison, Indianapolis, May 2, 1887, to Alfred V. Dockery, Carthage, N.C., in which Harrison discusses his plans for the future and possible outcomes for a future election.
- Woodrow Wilson, The White House, Washington, May 14, 1917, to Edward W. Pou; letter in which Wilson voices support for giving women the right to vote.
- John F. Kennedy, September 30, 1960, to L. Y. Ballentine; letter to precinct workers during the 1960 election.