Don't miss the next in the State Archives Civil War Sesquicentennial lecture series Monday May 14 at 10:30. Bill Brown, Debbi Blake, Chris Meekins will present “Sacred Bodies: Caring for the Dead During and After the War.” The lecture is free and will be held in the auditorium of the Library and Archives Building in downtown Raleigh. Visit the Archives hours and parking page for parking and bus information.
Seventy-three years’ worth of the Durham Committee on the Affairs of Black People’s records passed into the state of North Carolina’s care Tuesday.
Lavonia Allison, the Committee’s chairwoman since 1997, made the donation to the state archives in a ceremony at N.C. Central University.
“This is a major, major acquisition,” said state archivist Dick Langford.