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Census Records

Census Records
United States Census The record of the population census from 1790 to 1930. Scanned from microfilm from the collections of the Allen County Public Library and originally from the United States National Archives Record Administration. About researching census records. Clues in Census Records, 1790-1840 Clues in Census Records, 1850-1940 Afric [...]

Historic Maps Online

Historic Maps Online
North Carolina Maps: http://www2.lib.unc.edu/dc/ncmaps/index.html. Sanborn Insurance Maps through 1922 are available free on this site. Click the Sanborn Maps tab. Sanborn Maps North Carolina (http://sanborn.umi.com/), a product of ProQuest, is the most complete set of North Carolina Sanborn maps available online and includes maps after 1922. [...]

Books @ the Library on the Rosenwald ...

The Stanly County Public Library recently purchased eight books that relate to the museum’s Rosenwald School exhibit.  Six books are aimed at adults and two books are for children. The books are on display at the main branch and will be available for circulation beginning January 26th. The titles are listed below: Ascoli, Peter Max. Jul [...]

Rosenwald Schools – Related Boo...

Rosenwald Schools – Related Books, Pamphlets, Etc.
Booker T. Washington’s Up From Slavery W.E.B. Du Bois’ The Souls of Black Folk Carter G. Woodson’s The Rural Negro Carter G. Woodson’s The Mis-Education of the Negro The Southern Workman, various volumes online. The Crisis, various volumes online.

Rosenwald Schools – Resources

Rosenwald Schools – Resources
Fisk University Rosenwald Database Search the Fisk database for Rosenwald building information: http://rosenwald.fisk.edu/?module=search (more information from the National Trust for Historic Preservation). Rosenwald School Day Program. Negro School Improvement Day Program of Exercises, Friday, March 6th, 1931. The Julius Rosenwald Fund for [...]

The Badin Bulletin (1918 – 1920)

The Badin Bulletin (1918 – 1920)
The Badin Bulletin was published by the Tallahassee Power Company from September 1, 1918 – December 1, 1920. All 27 issues are available online through DigitalNC. The Badin Bulletin. online resource (Sept. 1, 1918) The Badin Bulletin. online resource (Oct. 1, 1918) The Badin Bulletin. online resource (Nov. 1, 1918) The Badin Bulletin. [...]

Museum Archives and Photographs

Museum Archives and Photographs
The Stanly County Museum acts as a public repository for historic documents and photographs related to the history of Stanly County. Students of history and genealogy will find many important primary source materials at the Museum for their research. Researchers interested in accessing the Museum’s archival holdings are encouraged to first se [...]

Exhibits and Stories

Exhibits and Stories
The Stanly County Museum is housed in quarters too tight to exhibit and display all of our artifacts or tell all of our stories. These pages will supplement our physical space with virtual tours of our resources. Please visit these pages often for glimpses into our collection and to learn more about Stanly County’s fascinating histor [...]

Oral History

Oral History
(More oral histories will be added) From the Southern Oral History Program Interview Database: Stanly County   #tabs-1,#tabs-1.tabs-vertical .tabs,#tabs-1.tabs-vertical .tab_content{border-color:#4a88bf !important;} body #tabs-1.shortcode-tabs .tab-hold .tabs li,body.dark #sidebar .tab-hold .tabs li{border-right:1px solid transparent [...]

2017 Program Schedule

Stanly County Historical Society, Flyer for 2017 Programs

2017 Program Schedule