Press Releases

October is Archives Month in North Carolina

Monday, October 14, 2019

Governor Roy Cooper has proclaimed October 2019 as Archives Month in North Carolina, recognizing those who preserve and provide access to public records and archival materials in North Carolina’s a

N.C. Women’s Stories to be Preserved

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

The State Archives of North Carolina is excited to announce the establishment of an Oral History Unit within its Special Collections Section.

Program Shares Ante-Bellum Era Vintage Photographs of African Americans

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

Most frequently seen images of African Americans from pre-Civil War times show them barefoot and poorly clothed. Collector Craig James has striking images of elegant and proud African Americans from that period. He will offer “A New Look at Early African American Images,” Thursday, Feb. 21 at 12:30 p.m., in the Archives & History/State Library Building,109 E. Jones St., Raleigh.

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