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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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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 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...
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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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"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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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
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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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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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 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 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.
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
A lecture by Dr. Charles Johnson, the first Black professor at Duke's Department of Medicine. Johnson discusses his early life in Alabama, his military service in the Air Force, and his time as a medical student at Howard University. He recounts coming to Durham and Lincoln Hospital, then working at Duke. Johnson candidly describes his philosophy of practicing medicine, including the importance of sensitivity to patients' cultural needs. Toward the end, Johnson fields questions from the...
Topic: Public speaking
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"Combination of animated drawings and aerial photography illustrate the development of the Piedmont Crescent covering the eleven counties from Gaston to Wake. The historical sequence of geography, transportation and power (electricity, gas and oil) with the resulting population and industrial development is graphically shown. "What's next?" is the question asked as the need for planning becomes evident. Local government, State government, business and industry all need to work...
Topics: Aerial views, Geography
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
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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 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
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by Turner, William R., Jr.
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Topic: Bluegrass music
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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
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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
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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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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 film about the establishment of the Morehead Awards, named for John Motley Morehead III. The Morehead Awards provides merit-based scholarships to students at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. It is now known as the Morehead-Cain Scholars Program. The name changed to Morehead-Cain in 2007 to include recognition of the Gordon and Mary Cain Foundation. Alternative title: Morehead Foundation. This item was digitized as part of the Digital Public Library of America Hubs Pilot, a...
Topics: Students, Assistance, Universities & colleges
"A candid film report on the present status and the future of the food processing industry in North Carolina and its relationship and influence on farming and industry in the State. Spokesmen representing farmers, housewives, restaurant owners, supermarket operators, managers of food processing plants, etc., point out new opportunities for specialization and diversification in farms throughout North Carolina. Some of the pitfalls and the need for "know-how" are also...
Topics: Agriculture, Factories, Food Processing, Meat Industry, Supermarkets, Farmers, Dairy Farming,...
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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
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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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Cynthia Watts interviews Nancy Tuttle May at May's home and studio. 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, Painters (Artists), Painting
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Explores through film and images the life, political career, and presidency of James K. Polk. Includes historical photos from University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The film was shown at the Polk Birthplace Historic Site. 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: Presidents, Presidents' spouses, Presidents & the congress
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 black and white film may feature Governor Terry Sanford. 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, Students
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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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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
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This promotional film describes the care and services at Duke Hospital. It shows facilities, staff, and patients.
Topics: Hospitals, Promotional materials
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by Morton, Hugh M.
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Hang gliders, Mildred the Bear, the mile-high bridge, and the deer habitat are all shown in this brief advertisement for 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.
Topic: State parks & reserves
Spine Label: 1988 Lunsford Festival, October 1 1988, Shaped Note Singing with Quay Smathers VT-00012/55 VT-00012/55Video 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 Brevard Music Center (Brevard, N.C.)
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Promotional film for the Brevard Music Center's 75th anniversary season. Includes interviews with students about their life at Brevard Music Center.
Topics: Concerts, Students, Camps
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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...
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
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by Brevard Music Center (Brevard, N.C.)
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Welcome video to the Brevard Music Center and brief overview of events held there.
This film is a very brief introduction to the pediatric and neonatal units at Duke Hospital. Kay Harmon, Head Nurse of the NeoNatal Intensive Care, Marilyn Palladino, Head Nurse of Pediatric Care Unit, and Bob Torres are all introduced.
Topic: Hospitals
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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
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
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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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by Macfield Inc.
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DVD copy from 8 mm film of Macfield Inc. of Madison, NC. Detailing their commitment to helping employees meet their potential through educational opportunities provided by the company.
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by Turner, William R., Jr.
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Topic: Bluegrass music
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
Parade coverage begins at 00:04:05. Coverage of the Centennial Parade, including commentators Tom Britt and Melinda Stubbe. 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: Parades & processions, Centennial celebrations
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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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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
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by Turner, William R., Jr.
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Topics: Bluegrass festivals, Bluegrass music
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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A silent short black and white film featuring a man in uniform exploring the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's campus after receiving his draft notice. He pauses at the grave of James Moore Tatum, University of North Carolina football coach. 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: Soldiers, Draft (Military service), Military uniforms, Cemetaries, Football, Football players,...
"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
The film features shots in the following North Carolina towns: High Point, Asheville, Raleigh, Hillsborough, and Pittsboro. 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: Streets, Pedestrians, Demolition, Ruins, Airplanes, Beaches
Robert W. Scott makes a brief campaign speech.
Topics: Political campaigns, Politicians, Politics & government
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by Catawba County Library
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Oral history interview with Kay Ying Lo. Kay shares how she came to the United States and her struggles to play her role as a Hmong woman in the traditional culture. Available as a .mp4 video in three parts, .wav audio file, and .docx transcript.
Topics: Southeast Asians--North Carolina., Hmong (Asian People), Hmong Americans, Hmong Language, Refugees,...
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by Morton, Hugh M.
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"A pictorial essay on the highest mountain in the Blue Ridge range, Grandfather Mountain. Gives glimpses of many other scenic objectives of visitors to the mountains of the Tar Heel State, such as Blowing Rock, Craggy Gardens, Roan Mountain, Biltmore House, Linville Falls, Linville Caverns, etc." Description taken from the North Carolina Public Library Film Service Catalog of 16mm films, 1972 edition. The film from which this footage was digitized was damaged; the audio will cut in...
Topics: Mountains, Tourism
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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
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
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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by Sherrill, Beth.; Fisher, Wendy.
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Stradley discusses odd occurences in the historic Towns of Bath, Swan Quarter, St Andrews by the Sea/Kitty Hawk, & Duck, NC.
Topics: Folk tales and legends, North Carolina--History
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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Three commercial spots recorded by Camcom, Inc. and Franklin Video, Inc., entitled "Sportscar," "Hi-Tech," and "MTV Rap."
Topics: Career advancement, Commercials--Television
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by African American Historical and Genealogical Association of Surry County
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Interview with Charles Carter by Dr. Evelyn Thompson. Carter discusses growing up in the Nelson Hill area, where he still lived at the time of the interview.
Topics: Oral history--North Carolina--Surry County., African Americans--North Carolina--History.
Recording of a dinner hosted by Oscar and Winnie Merritt at their home on January 28, 2003 that was a reunion of the Interracial Committee that existed in the 1960s in Surry County.
Topic: Race relations--North Carolina--Surry County
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Cynthia Watts interviews potter John Page at his gallery in Chapel Hill, NC. The film includes a commercial 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, Potters
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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
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 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
Silent film showing students and riot police during campus protests.
Topics: Universities & colleges, Strikes, Students
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by Dorgan, C. Howard.
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Topic: Religion--Appalachian Region
Spine of Case: 1986 Lunsford Festival, Mars Hill College - Owen Theater, Friday Night Concert, October 3rd, Bluegrass String Bands VT-00012/4 VT-00012/4 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. 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...
North Carolina Digital Heritage Center Video Collection
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Note Inside Box: Tape 7, Start 120 - Betty's Dedication - Stop 186, Start 204 - Pauline Dancing - Stop 227, Start 364 - E.C. Dancers - Stop 390, Start 425 - B(?) Band - Stop 464, Start 503 - B(?) Band - Stop 533, Start 625 - Time (?) and Fry Shaw (?) - Stop 639, Start 664 - Time (?) and Fry Shaw - Stop 687 VT-00013/7 VT-00013/7 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. Video was...
Topics: Folk music festivals--North Carolina., Folk festivals--North Carolina., Folk dancing--Appalachian...
North Carolina Digital Heritage Center Video Collection
by United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service
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Label on tape case: 1988 Yellowstone Fires, Video Visions, Bozeman MT; U.S.D.A. Forest Service, "1988 Yellowstone National Park Fires", 18:25
Topic: Forest fires--Yellowstone National Park