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How to Build an Archive, One Story at a Time.

Why are stories important? Since the dawn of human civilization, stories have been created to help us make sense of the world around us. These stories captured anything from explanations…
February 5, 2024

Contemporary Fashion through the Decades – How to Identify Our Ancestors’ Timelines by What They Wore

A visual review of clothing styles and historical influences unique to each period – late 1700s through mid-1900s. Learn how to identify the year that your ancestor wore the clothing…
January 23, 2024

Reconstructing Communities Using Sanborn Maps, Census Records, and City Directories

Recreating neighborhoods can provide rich and insightful details about an ancestor’s life and surroundings. In this lecture, genealogist Ari Wilkins will demonstrate ways to build a map using Sanborn Fire…
January 23, 2024

Family History Project Ideas

These special brainstorming sessions will allow anyone with a story to tell to bring their tale to this open lab to sort through the best way to tell it as…
December 18, 2023

Using Social History for Genealogy

“Using Social History for Genealogy” will be presented by Noel Ferre in a free online class at 1:00 p.m. MT on Tuesday, Jan. 23. Guests are welcome. Our ancestors have…
December 18, 2023

Family History Project Ideas

These very special brainstorming sessions will allow anyone with a story to tell to bring their tale to this open lab to sort through the best way to tell it…
December 18, 2023

Steeped in Secrecy: The Boston Tea Party, 250 Years Later

Learn about the history of the Boston Tea Party and how to trace participants through lineage societies and historical groups. Presented by Claire Evans. Watch on YouTube This program will…
November 28, 2023

Genealogy Escape Room℠ – • The Case of William Sydney Porter: Oh Henry!

Free and open to all! A fun start to the holiday season! Imagine you are trapped at NC State archives and the only way out is to solve a series…
November 28, 2023

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