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North Carolina Digital Heritage Center Video Collection

The North Carolina Digital Heritage Center is a statewide digitization and digital publishing program housed in the North Carolina Collection at UNC’s Wilson Special Collections Library. We work with North Carolina cultural heritage institutions to scan, describe, and publish historical materials online, which in turn increases access to and use of their collections. The items available here are only part of the online collection - see the complete collection at DigitalNC.org.


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Silent color film shows views around Davidson College. There's coverage of a Davidson College vs. Furman University basketball game, as well as campus scenes including a view of the library, art studio, students meeting with professors, and panoramic views of the campus in winter.
Topics: Basketball, Cheerleaders, Colleges & universities, Teachers, Students
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From the film: "Minority Report. A series stating the opinions and experiences of Negro students in North Carolina." Short black and white film about the civil rights movement in Chapel Hill, Durham, and Raleigh, North Carolina. Features interviews with students discussing their activism and their experiences. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of America with funding provided by the...
Topics: Students, Interviews, Protest movements, Civil rights
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by Kim, Jinna.
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Chinese Girl Wants Vote is a documentary-style short film created about lesser-known suffragist Dr. Mabel Ping-Hua Lee. The project was conceived in response to a growing anti-Asian sentiment since COVID-19 and in celebration of Asian Pacific American Heritage centennial of the passage of the 19th amendment in the constitution for American women’s right to vote. Jinna's 5-minute docu-film is a successful example of inclusive showcasing diverse faces, about issues relevant today. Jinna...
Topics: Chinese American women, Women--Suffrage, Race discrimination, Sex discrimination, Lee, Mabel...
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by Waters, H. Lee.
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This color film shows people and places in the town of Kings Mountain, North Carolina, filmed as part of H. Lee Waters "Movies of Local People" project. Places shown include Kings Mountain High School, downtown Kings Mountain, Blalock Grocery Market, Belk's Department Store and numerous businesses. The film includes footage of physical education classes at a school, children playing jumprope and other games, a local baseball team, some views of local neighborhoods, a Queen City...
Topics: City & town life, Students, Schools, Stores & shops, Marching bands
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by Waters, H. Lee.
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This film shows people and places in the town of Kings Mountain, North Carolina, filmed as part of H. Lee Waters "Movies of Local People" project. Places shown include Kings Mountain Central School (Kings Mountain High School), downtown Kings Mountain, Hord's Furniture Company, Fosters Shoe Service, Bridges & Hamrick Hardware, a local Shell service station, Blalock's Grocery, Logan's Dry Cleaners, the offices of the Kings Mountain Herald newspaper, Belk's Department Store, Center...
Topics: City & town life, Students, Schools, Stores & shops, Aerial views, Automobile service...
Two separate interviews. The first is more of a conversation between Hubert Samuel Robinson and Frank Porter Graham. Robinson, a Black man, worked for Graham, a white man, for many years as a driver, butler, and general assistant while Graham was president of the University of North Carolina. Topics covered include the admission of a Japanese student, student loan drives during the Great Depression, the Public Works Administration buildings on campus, their travels around the state, and other...
Topic: Interviews
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Black and white film describes Davidson College, one of many smaller institutions of higher education in the United States. Discusses achievements in scholarship at the College, both in the sciences and liberal arts. Students are shown around campus, in classrooms, in the library, and chatting with faculty and staff. The film shows different facets of Davidson life, including military training, physical education, campus recreation, and extracurricular activities.
Topics: Colleges & universities, Teachers, Students
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by Waters, H. Lee.
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This color film shows people and places in the town of Concord, North Carolina, filmed as part of H. Lee Waters "Movies of Local People" project. Places shown include Concord High School; Concord Graded School; a local mill; Cabarrus Creamery Company; Black and Hawkins; Cabarrus Bank and Trust Company; Shuford Insurance Agency. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of America with funding...
Topic: City & town life
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"In essence, a mood poem about the Tar Heel State. Describes the three regions of the State in all seasons. Various sports are depicted, and scenes from the State's outdoor dramas are included." Description taken from the North Carolina Public Library Film Service Catalog of 16mm films, 1972 edition.
Topic: Tourism
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Silent color film showing activities at a Davidson College event. The event appears to be a campus-wide birthday celebration.
Topics: Celebrations, Birthday parties
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Cynthia Watts interviews Yusuf Salim about his life and career as a jazz musician, and his move to Durham. Salim and others perform. The film includes several commercials for Durham Technical Institute. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of America with funding provided by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Topics: Interviews, Jazz musicians, Bands
Part One of a two-part series about Davie County's history. This film explores the early settlement of the area. Featured historic sites, locations, and organizations include: The Broken Fish Dam, Shallow Ford Crossing of Yadkin River, Shoals at Cooleemee, Elisha Creek, Dutchman's Creek, Joppa Cemetery, Boone Homestead, Heidelburg Cemetery, Liberty Methodist Church Cemetery, Davie County Courthouse, Davie County Jail, Cooleemee Plantation, Bryan Settlement, Heidelburg Settlement, Hunting Creek,...
Topics: Historic sites, Historic buildings
Film covering the history of North Carolina from 1774-1776; narrated by Richard W. Hatch. Presented by the Bicentennial Council of the Thirteen Original States. The film features shots on location of various historic sites, including the Royal Governor's Palace, Tryon Palace, The Penelope Barker House, Hooper's House, Moore's Creek, and Boyd's House. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of America...
Topics: Presidents, Patriotism, Revolutionaries
Silent color film showing men fishing out of a boat, as well as varied activities of a Wildlife Law Enforcement Officer. Footage from 05:20-14:42 was taken at night and is quite dark. The contents are hard to see.
Topics: Law enforcement officers, Fishing
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by Morton, Hugh M.
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Politicians, university officials, and notable community members pay tribute to President John F. Kennedy in a public memorial on the campus of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of America with funding provided by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Topics: Memorial rites & ceremonies, Commemorations
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Short film providing information about attractions in the Southern Highlands, a mountainous southeast region spreading between Virginia, Tennessee, Georgia, and North Carolina. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of America with funding provided by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Topics: Tourism, Mountains, Tourists, Recreation
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This short clip shows a portion of a speech by Governor Hodges on school segregation. He mentions his personal view in support of segregation. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of America with funding provided by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Topics: Public speaking, Governors, Segregation
The first half of this film shows performances at Jazz in the Park at Duke Park, Durham, including Yusuf Salim (piano) and Eve Cornelius (singer) and John Davis (bass). Cynthia Watts interviews Brother Yusuf. The second half of this film shows artwork from Robert Nelson, Durham Art Guild, and the Triangle Weavers Guild. During this portion, Watts interviews Lyn Roberts, coordinator of the Durham Arts Council Taproots Program. The film includes a commercial for Durham Technical Institute. This...
Topics: Interviews, Jazz musicians, Bands, Tapestries, Drawings
Short black and white film about the history of Siler City, North Carolina. Features the following businesses and organizations: Boling Chair Company, Siler City Mills, Chatham Motors, Inc., Siler City Chamber of Commerce, Selig Corporation, Carolina Poultry, Inc., Siler City Manufacturing Corporation, Byrd's Supermarket, Belk-Yates, Company, and Siler City Motor Lodge. Alternative title: Welcome to Work. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a...
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Topics: Cities, Interviews
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by United States Forest Service
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Note in tape box: A-19, [1940 Forest Service]/U.S. Forest Service, USFS, 1940, 1 VHS videocassette (30 min), b&w, Duties of the forest ranger; Label on side of tape: 1940 Recruitment Tape, TRT 30:00; Card on back of box: Donation from Terry L. West, Ph.D.
Topic: Forest rangers
Silent color film showing Alumni Day activities for the Class of 1929, commencement, and an ROTC commissioning ceremony.
Topics: Colleges & universities, Teachers, Students, Reunions, Parades & processions
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by Charlotte Mecklenburg Library (N.C.)
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Interview by Jane Johnson of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library with Floyd Simmons, actor, athlete, artist and soldier.
Topic: Interviews
Spine of Case: Ballad Swap, 1990 Lunsford Festival; Front of Case: Ballad Swap - 1990 Lunsford Festival, October 6 1990 - Rural Life Museum, Mars Hill College, Participants - Left to Right - Bill Morris - Marilyn McMinn McCready - Sheila Adams Barnhill - Lena Ray Norton - Roy Roberts, Original VT-00012/38 VT-00012/38Video was digitized as part of the UNC Chapel Hill Extending the Reach of Southern Audiovisual Sources grant, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Video was digitized as part...
Topics: Folk music festivals--North Carolina., Folk festivals--North Carolina., Folk dancing--Appalachian...
Short film about the first one hundred (100) years in the history of Colonial North Carolina. Features the following North Carolina locations: Old Salem, Bath, Edenton, and Brunswick. Alternative title: Road to Carolina. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of America with funding provided by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Topics: Cartoons (Commentary), Colonists, Hunting
The first Albert Schweitzer International Prizes Awards Ceremony, October 23, 1975, held in Wilmington, NC at the University of North Carolina Wilmington. The Prizes were founded to honor the memory of Albert Schweitzer, philosopher, physician, clergyman, and Nobel prize-winner. The first prizes were awarded on the 100th anniversary of Schweitzer's birth. The awardees who were in attendance were Mother Teresa of Calcutta in the humanities, Gian Carlo Menotti, music, and Dr. Theodor Binder,...
Topics: Rites & ceremonies, Awards, Universities & colleges
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by Waters, H. Lee.
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This black and white film shows people and places in the town of Concord, North Carolina, filmed as part of H. Lee Waters "Movies of Local People" project. Places shown include Cannon Mills, R. A. Dry Shoe Shop; Stonewall Jackson Manual Training and Industrial School; the Central Graded School; Concord High School; Porter's Drugs. This film also has footage of a Concord Baseball Team, of schoolchildren racing and dancing. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library...
Topics: City & town life, Students, Schools, Shoe stores, Drugstores, Baseball, Students, Schools, Shoe...
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Short film presented by the Southeastern Jurisdictional Council advertising the attractions, history, and activities related to Lake Junaluska. Places featured include The Lambeth Inn; The Terrace Hotel; The Colonial Hotel; Junaluska Apartments; Lakeside Lodge; World Methodist Council Building; Paul B. Kern Youth Center; Memorial Chapel; Maggie Valley; and Shackford Hall. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital...
Topics: Lakes, Families, Tourism, Tourists, Hotels, Children, Boats
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by Waters, H. Lee.
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This film shows people and places in the town of Kannapolis, North Carolina, filmed as part of H. Lee Waters "Movies of Local People" project. Places shown include Cannon Mills Company Band; Moskin's Clothing; The Jewel Shoppe Inc. The film begins with footage of a May Day celebration, and includes a property auction (Royal Oaks Auction). This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of America...
Topics: City & town life, Students, Schools, Auctions
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A short black and white film of a speech and presentation by Billy Graham in the Charlotte Coliseum.
Topics: Public speaking, Evangelists
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From the video: "A three-part community dialogue examined one of our state's modern dilemmas: economic dependency on tobacco. An historian, a philosopher, a political scientist, and representatives from farm, industry, and public health agencies were the major presenters." This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of America with funding provided by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Topic: Public speaking
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"Beautiful and entertaining film showing the nesting or training habits of a variety of species of birds and animals with their young. Produced by the North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission to show natural fauna of North Carolina each in its native habitat and to stimulate and promote understanding of the need to restores some species, protect and offer cover to others. The delightful sequence on the nesting habits of the wood duck is perhaps unique. Other species seen are muskrats,...
Topics: Birds, Mammals, Animals, Baby animals, Wildlife conservation
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by Waters, H. Lee.
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This film shows a tour of Concord, North Carolina, filmed as part of H. Lee Waters "Movies of Local People" project. Places shown include Winecoff School; Paramount Theater; Simpson's Studio. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of America with funding provided by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Topics: City & town life, Students, Schools
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Short black and white film about the North Carolina General Assembly, including its role in state government, history, and protocol and rules of order. Also features interviews with representatives holding office in the legislative body. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of America with funding provided by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Topics: Interviews, Politics & government, State government, Lobbying, Legislative bodies, Legislators
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by Walters, Betty Abel.
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A compilation of Smithfield High School memories. Many images were taken from the Shield yearbook and have been described by the creator. This video has no sound.
Topics: Smithfield High School (Smithfield, N.C.)
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by Charlotte Chamber of Commerce.; Spain, Tom.
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A promotional color film produced in 1968 by Tom Spain depicting the economic, cultural, and geographic identity of Charlotte, North Carolina. Charlotte is portrayed as a city that is "enterprising, intent, and in motion." Discusses industries such as trucking, transit, light manufacturing, and food production. Showcases the The Charlotte Douglas Airport as well as commercial banks and the federal reserve branch that contributed to Charlotte being known as "The marketplace of the...
Topics: Charlotte (N.C.)--History., Mecklenburg County (N.C.)--History.
"An interview by Elmer Oettinger with the author of A Tree Grows in Brooklyn. Betty Smith talks about her early life as a struggling author and the importance of this experience in the writing of her best selling novel. Part of the North Carolina Books and Authors series." Description taken from the North Carolina Public Library Film Service Catalog of 16mm films, 1972 edition.
Topics: Interviews, Authors
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This silent color film shows officers of the Wildlife Resources Commission performing regular duties, patrolling on land and sea, checking and issuing hunting licenses. Some of the night scenes are hard to view (the film was underexposed).
Topic: Law enforcement officers
Visuals only start around 1:22, and the audio for this film is faint. "A film about Davidson College Library and its students, by an international student." This film shows different views of students inside and outside of Davidson College's Library, over a muted soundtrack.
Topics: Libraries, Students, Universities & colleges
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by Morton, Hugh M.
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Silent footage of Mildred the Bear and family, on Grandfather Mountain. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of America with funding provided by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Topics: State parks & reserves, Bears, Snow
This short announcement discourages drinking and driving.
Topic: Driver education
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Cynthia Watts on location at C'est La Vie Disco Dinner Lounge at Five Points, Durham, NC. Watts interviews Gregory Bolduc, Carolyn Max, Ann Jenkins, and Perry Shaw, dancers with the New Performing Dance Company, and DJ Johnnie Clark. The film includes dance performances at the Dinner Lounge. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of America with funding provided by the John S. and James L. Knight...
Topics: Interviews, Discotheques, Disc jockeys
Cynthia Watts on location at Duke University's Gross Building, Durham, NC. Watts interviews Don Martin, Director, and Judy Benedict, Concertmaster, of the North Carolina Chamber Players. The film also includes a Chamber Players outdoor performance. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of America with funding provided by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. Musicians were identified by John...
Topics: Interviews, Music ensembles
Part Two of a two-part series about Davie County's history. This film explores Davie County's history and role during events from the Civil War to the early 1990s. Featured historic sites, locations, and organizations include: Hinton Rowan Helper House (national historic landmark 1974), Urban Mills Cotton Mill,Tamber Ridge Meeting House, Fort Baptist Church, Eaton's Baptist Church, Highlandburg Evangelical Lutheran Church, Cedar Grove Baptist Church, Fulton Methodist Church, Mocksville Academy...
Topics: Historic sites, Historic buildings, Soldiers, Schools
This color film is a biographical sketch of Davidson College President J. R. Cunningham.
Topics: Colleges & universities, Teachers, Students
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by Waters, H. Lee.
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This film shows a tour of Angier, North Carolina, filmed as part of H. Lee Waters "Movies of Local People" project. Places shown include Adams and Young Drug Company; Angier Drug Company; Carolina Public Service Company; Overby's Drugs; Overby's Seeds; Five Points Camp; Five Points Dining Room; Pope Hatchery; Angier Hardware; Crawford and Son Merchants; First Citizens Bank and Trust Company; S & W Market; Farmers Exchange; Grady Earp Dry Goods. This item was digitized as part of...
Topics: City & town life, Students, Schools, Tobacco industry, Tobacco farms
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by Waters, H. Lee.
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This film shows people and places in the town of Wadesboro, North Carolina, filmed as part of H. Lee Waters "Movies of Local People" project. Places shown include Blalock's Used Car Lot. The film includes footage of children racing ponies down a main street. Waters' car, advertising his project, can be seen at 18:23. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of America with funding provided by...
Topics: City & town life, Students, Schools
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This film covers recreational and industrial fishing in North Carolina, and discusses present-day threats to inland fishing like as pollution and acid rain. The film features the activities of the Inland Fisheries Division of the Wildlife Resources Commission.
Topics: Fishing, Fishing industry
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Black and white film describing the history of Chapel Hill and the history and activities of the University of North Carolina, especially the consolidation of the University. Frank P. Graham, R. B. House, and other university administrators make brief appearances. There are descriptions of Franklin Street businesses, like Andrews-Henninger Co. and Varsity Department Store, Wentworth & Sloan Jewelers, The College Shop and Carolina Bootery, Jack Lipman. The Chapel Hill-Carrboro Merchants...
Topics: Cities & towns, Business districts
Label on tape: C-12, David Vaughan, [Railroad logging in the redwoods], Dessert Redwood Co., 1925?, VHS: si. b&w, Donkey engines, logging railroads, scenes of before and after logging around Humboldt Califonia; Label on tape: C-30, David Vaughan, [Sawmilling redwoods, Eureka, CA], David Vaughan, 1925?, VHS: si, b&w, Log dump, log pond, Ross carrier, Dessert Redwood Co., Humboldt Bay, Cuddaback Creed, Redwood Highway
Topic: Logging
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by North Carolina Association of Black Lawyers
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A film featuring the first three black female lawyers in North Carolina and contemporary female lawyers discussing their roles as lawyers.
Topics: Alexander-Ralston, Elreta, 1919-1998, Allen, Sylvia X., Kennedy, Annie Brown, African American...
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by Waters, H. Lee.
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This film shows a tour of Albemarle, North Carolina, filmed as part of H. Lee Waters "Movies of Local People" project. Places shown include Palmer Stone Works; Albemarle Drug Company; Camp Doughton; Stanly News and Press; Auten-Wolfe Motor Company. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of America with funding provided by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Topics: City & town life, Work camps, Printing presses
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by Waters, H. Lee.
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This film shows people and places in the town of Concord, North Carolina, filmed as part of H. Lee Waters "Movies of Local People" project. Places shown include Grace Lutheran Church; Brown Mill Cafe. There is quite a bit of footage of an unidentified African American school and neighborhood. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of America with funding provided by the John S. and James L....
Topics: City & town life, Students, Schools
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"The culture of 18th Century England as transplanted in the colony of North Carolina is illustrated in this film describing Tryon Palace in New Bern. Imported and locally produced period artifacts, furnishings and utensils are shown; and the history of the Palace and of its restoration is given. The film was made in the springtime and shows the house and gardens at that season." Description taken from the North Carolina Public Library Film Service Catalog of 16mm films, 1972 edition.
Topics: Historic buildings, Conservation & restoration
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by Mitchell Community College
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Stradley recounts stories about Theodosia Burr (Aaron Burr's daughter), Kill Devil Hill, Nags Head outer banks land pirates, and Black Beard.
Topics: Folk tales and legends, North Carolina--History
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A short film about the life and methods of fishermen in the Outer Banks, narrated by one of the three fishermen followed in the film. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of America with funding provided by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Topics: Fishing, Fishermen, Beaches, Oceans, Fish, Fishing boats
Short black and white film about a community action model focused on recycling solid waste in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. The film features a panel of community members involved in the community recycling project as well as contact information for viewers interested in getting involved. Alternative title: Recycling Solid Waste: A Community Action Model. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of...
Topics: Recycling, Discussions
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Silent black and white film of May Day activities at Davidson College.
Topics: Celebrations, May Day
Label on spine of tape: Southland Paper Mill, Lufkin Texas, Construction and Early Run, 1939
Topic: Paper mills--Texas--Lufkin.
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Spine of Case: Betty Smith; Front of Case: To be kept + cataloged VT-00018/1 VT-00018/1Video was digitized as part of the UNC Chapel Hill Extending the Reach of Southern Audiovisual Sources grant, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Video was digitized as part of the UNC Chapel Hill Extending the Reach of Southern Audiovisual Sources grant, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Topic: Folk musicians--North Carolina--Interviews.
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Cynthia Watts interviews Sharon Spencer, Administrative Assistant at the North Carolina Cultural Arts Coalition. Watts also interviews Pat West, Fashion Coordinator, on location in the Regency Room at the Belk's department store in South Square Mall in Durham. This interview shows Paramount studios costumes brought in as part of an in-store promotion entitled "California Experience." The third interview in this film is with Joan Bennett, actress, who discusses her career with both...
Topics: Interviews, Painting, Drawing, Sculpture, Actresses, Costumes
Silent color footage of a football game between Davidson College and the University of Richmond.
Topic: Football
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Label on tape: Francis Marion Beginnings, Film Produced for Berkeley County Museum, 3 mins
Topic: Forestry projects
Spine Label: Byard Ray Festival, 1982, VT-00013/22, 1 VT-00013/22 VT-00013/22Video was digitized as part of the UNC Chapel Hill Extending the Reach of Southern Audiovisual Sources grant, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Video was digitized as part of the UNC Chapel Hill Extending the Reach of Southern Audiovisual Sources grant, funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.
Topics: Folk music festivals--North Carolina., Folk festivals--North Carolina., Folk dancing--Appalachian...
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by Mitchell Community College
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Group and solo musical performances, including those by Leslie Swanson (singer), Mark Parillo (guitar), Karen Flowers (singer), and Jim Jones (singer).
Topics: Music, Singing
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Film covering the history of the first southern states of the United States of America, presented by the Bicentennial Council of the Thirteen Original States. The film features shots of historic locations and buildings, including at Tryon Palace, Augusta - the home of George Walton, the Charleston Exchange Building, Miles Brewton House, the Pirates House in Savannah, Georgia, and the Russell House. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project...
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Short black and white film about the communities and lifestyles of those who live in the Appalachian region in North Carolina and how they are changing. Features the Lineberger Mill. Alternative title: Vanishing Frontier. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of America with funding provided by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Topics: Mountains, Mountaineering, Farmers, Interviews
Silent color film showing activities surrounding the 1939 Sesquicentennial in Fayetteville, N.C. It begins with a parade, in which can be seen floats for Cumberland County, the News and Observer newspaper, the Fayetteville Coca Cola Bottling Company and more. There are also brief shots of men in period costumes giving speeches and footage of a football game. There are images of men and women in Scottish attire, including bagpipers, and the words "Clan Campbell" shown on the screen....
Topics: Parades & processions, Bands, Military parades & ceremonies, Drum majorettes, Football,...
A silent 16mm film reel of Dr. S. Clay Williams Jr. in uniform walking around the garden at Willsherr Lodge. There are closeups of flowers and of the garden itself.
Topics: Houses, Gardens, Historic Buildings, Historic Sites
Video features a picture of Knowles and the interviewer looking at old photographs of the camp. Knowles is the daughter of the camp's founder, James Christian Pfohl.
Topic: Oral history
This silent color film shows falcons being released from a special cage perched on the side of Grandfather Mountain.
Topic: Falcons
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by African American Historical and Genealogical Association of Surry County
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Interview by Ron Scales with Luther Milner and Mildred about growing up in the Shoals, NC community.
Topics: Oral history--North Carolina--Surry County., African Americans--North Carolina--History.
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by WPSU-TV (Television station : Pembroke, N.C.)
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Spine of Case: PF362, Pembroke Forum, Col. Robert A. barefoot, NC State Highway Patrol, 3-23-94, Master
Topics: Student television, University of North Carolina at Pembroke
North Carolina Digital Heritage Center Video Collection
by Waters, H. Lee.
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This film shows a tour of Wake Forest, North Carolina, filmed as part of H. Lee Waters "Movies of Local People" project. Places shown include Castle Theatre; Wooten's Hometel [sic]; Mangum Grocery and Feed; Josephine's Beauty Shop; Miller Motor Company. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a project supported by the Digital Public Library of America with funding provided by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Topics: City & town life, Students, Schools
Spine of Case: PF-432, "Pembroke Forum", Harrison Shannon Jr. - Pres/CEO Charlotte Housing Authority, 9-28-95, Master
Topics: Student television, University of North Carolina at Pembroke
North Carolina Digital Heritage Center Video Collection
by African American Historical and Genealogical Association of Surry County
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Interview with Mary Dobson by Dr. Evelyn Thompson and Winnie Merritt about her life growing up in Surry County.
Topics: Oral history--North Carolina--Surry County., African Americans--North Carolina--History.