State Archives to host a virtual program on the Regulator Movement in North Carolina

Historians will discuss exciting new research about the Regulator Movement in North Carolina during an upcoming program presented by the State Archives of North Carolina. The virtual roundtable, “The Regulator Movement and New Research,” will be held Tuesday, May 24, noon-1 p.m.

What was the Battle of Alamance and why did it occur? Pose your own questions about the Regulator Movement to two experts in colonial North Carolina history during a virtual lunch and learn program.

State Archives to host a virtual program on documentary poetry featuring N.C. Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green

To celebrate National Poetry Month, the State Archives of North Carolina, in collaboration with the North Carolina Arts Council, will host "History in Verse," featuring N.C. Poet Laureate Jaki Shelton Green.

The virtual program on documentary poetry is set for Thursday, April 7, at 7 p.m. This online event will explore Green’s own work in documentary poetry — poetry that captures a historical moment by combining primary source materials with verse. Green will discuss the relationship between poetry and historical events and read some of her own work.

State Archives Presents Virtual Program With DNCR Deputy Secretary for Archives and History, Darin Waters, Ph.D.

The State Archives of North Carolina will host a virtual presentation, “Discovering and Telling Lost and Unknown Stories: A Family Odyssey,” Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2-3 p.m.  

Deputy Secretary for Archives and History, Dr. Darin Waters, will discuss his research into the Rice and Waters families of western N.C., the importance of the State Archives and other public collections, and his donations of family materials. 

State Archives Presents Virtual Roundtable Featuring Holiday Traditions, Recipes, and Menus from the Archives’ Collections

The State Archives of North Carolina will host a virtual roundtable, “Holiday Flavors of the Past,” Tuesday, Dec. 14, 7-8:30 p.m.

State Archives staff will share stories about holiday foods from the collection including the tradition of Old Christmas in Rodanthe and its foodways, holiday feasts on military bases, and 150-year-old recipes that can become DIY holiday gifts.

Panelists will include Samantha Crisp, director of the Outer Banks History Center; Matthew Peek, Military Collection Archivist; and Callie Beatty, intern.

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