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East Carolina University Veterans' Gallery

To document that commitment to service, the University Archives in partnership with Digital Collections seeks to collect and document the images and stories of those who have served. View Homepage

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North Carolina Periodicals Index

Provides access to articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics, including the arts, business, culture, history, law, natural resources, public policy, tourism, and travel. View Homepage

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Tearing Down the Wall: Desegregation at East Carolina University

Joyner Library’s Special Collections division has created this website to tell the story of East Carolina University’s journey through southern desegregation. View Homepage

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The Daily Reflector Image Collection

The more than 7,500 historic images from The Daily Reflector, Greenville, NC's daily newspaper, document the sweeping changes in Eastern North Carolina between 1949 and 1967. View Homepage

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East Carolina Manuscript Collection

Contains more than 1250 collections of historical documentation including correspondence, diaries, business and church records, maps, genealogy notes, and photographs, plus some 210 original oral history memoirs. View Homepage

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negatives (photographic) photographs administrative records newspapers letters (correspondence) postcards books trade cards (advertising) oral histories microscopes Studio ceramics stereographs medical equipment color slides souvenir programs programs (documents) military records maps school yearbooks pamphlets clippings (information artifacts) excerpts specimens advertisements musical performances financial records deeds typescripts envelopes covers (gathered matter components) certificates essays equipment drawings (visual works) technical drawings posters book jackets invitations portraits minutes diaries cards (information artifacts) broadsides (notices) watercolors (paintings) architectural drawings (visual works) memoirs brochures paper money receipts (financial records) speeches programs newsletters genealogies (histories) cartoons (humorous images) memorandums booklets photocopies photograph albums notes scrapbooks notebooks dentures glass plate negatives government records contact sheets blueprints (reprographic copies) periodicals sheet music poetry woodcuts (prints) lecture notes lectures drafts (documents) charts (graphic documents) logs (records) fliers (printed matter) sketches sales catalogs reports tooth and tooth components engravings (prints) ledgers (account books) lithographs autobiographies business records menus family papers keys (hardware) journals (accounts) photographic prints playbills prints (visual works) pages (components) registers (lists) wills leaflets (printed works) labels (identifying artifacts) greeting cards models (representations) magazines (periodicals) medicine bottles account books calendars daybooks coupons Christmas cards bylaws (administrative records) black-and-white slides medicine chests journals (periodicals) title pages texts (documents) telegrams paintings (visual works) obituaries proposals prescription scales plans (maps) orders (military records) reminiscences recipes show globes sound recordings theses tickets uniforms galley proofs land surveys flags examination tables minute books military passes bible records genealogies (histories) cabinet photographs bulletins bonds (negotiable instruments) charters caricatures cases (containers) cue sheets cultural artifacts cupping glasses cups comic books commode chairs composite photographs congressional records depositions dental cabinets drug jars eulogies bookmarks buggies (carriages) caps (headgear) cabinets (case furniture) 16mm assembly drawings affidavits application forms architectural documents biographies (documents) bleeding bowls automobiles bags (generic containers) ballots batteries (electrical) mess kits mortars (grinding tools) moving images muster rolls medicine spoons manometers loyalty oaths logos license plates leech jars letter books exhibition catalogs fixed fans handbills helmets hospital beds hot-water bottles indexes (reference sources) Indian clubs insignias interviews lanterns (lighting devices) judicial records frames (motion picture components) jars gloves gout stools visiting cards warrants tile tooth stereoscopes spoons telephones television scripts summonses surgical instruments tablecloths tags signs (declatory or advertising artifacts) scorebooks scores skull (skeleton component) slides (photographs) songbooks ships' logs ships' manifests short stories screenplays scripts (documents) sermons scarves (costume accessories) schedules (time plans) school records resolutions (administrative records) respirators résumés (personnel records) rings (jewelry) rolltop desks rosters saddlebags (containers) saddles (seats) safes (storage containers) oil lamps oil paintings (visual works) nursing bottles paper airplanes passports poison bottles press releases proverbs proceedings

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Nashville (N.C.) Berkeley (Calif.) Political conventions Daughters of the American Revolution Railroads Home economics extension workers Dobbs, Arthur, 1689-1765 Small, John H. (John Humphrey), 1858-1946 Methodist church buildings Diaries McCotter, Jacob Rives, James Redding, II, 1889-1972 Gasoline pumps  Hereford (Pa.) Currituck County (N.C.) Electric wiring Papua New Guineans Great Lakes Naval Training Center (Great Lakes, Ill.) Trail of tears Moore, Douglas, 1893-1969 Slaves Pycnanthemum Marimba music Quinerly, John Marshall Islands Mississippi (Battleship : BB 41) Hotel Cherry Holmes, Lucy B Enfield (N.C.) Girl Scouts T.M. Strider and Company Caravans Cigarette cases Dillingham, J. P. Washington Hospital (Washington, N.C.) Lasitter, Mark C. North Kingstown (R.I.) Computation laboratories Badger, George Edmund, 1795-1866 Estonia 1928-1937 United States. Naval Reserve Checkout counters Artists Blue (Destroyer: DD744) Blind Park Communications, Inc. 1960 Receptionists Foley, Brad Stilts Dulverton (England) Pharmacy paraphernalia Gates, Thomas S. Paddison, Richard Porson Roller skating Korean students Gore, Albert, 1907-1998 Blount, John Gray, 1752-1833 University of North Carolina (1793-1962). School of Public Health. Wheeler, Arville, 1900- Models Oaths Naval War College (U.S.) Robertson, Mary R. Barbecuing Windows Fruit Spock (Fictitious character) Wake Forest University Aluminum siding McLellan, Andrew Women clothing workers Gatling guns Quartets (Piano (4 hands), percussion) Mineral water industry Martin, James G. (James Grubbs), 1935- Verona (N.Y.) Greece Shopping centers John Pierce Fellowship Club Parents Bienvenu, Roland G. Congress of Industrial Organizations (U.S.). Political Action Committee Greenhouses Swine breeders Rochester (N.Y.)  Drama King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 White, Florence Hines Insurance companies Lung Diseases Harbor I. Bar (N.C.) Machinist's mates African American poets Nurse and patient Worcester (N.Y.) Saulston (N.C.) Common glory Sharp, Starkie Coronations Doak, Frances Renfrow Medical personnel Manuscripts Sewage disposal plants Legal status, laws, etc. Tar River (Person County-Beaufort County) Moye family Sigma Sigma Sigma. Gamma Beta Chapter (East Carolina University) Dental instruments and apparatus Ventilation Food supply Rhodes family St. Timothy's Church (Wilson, N.C.) Command of troops Chanute Field (Ill.) Galium deficiency Stacks (Hay, grain, etc.) Murfreesboro (N.C.) Texas (Battleship) Longview (Wash.) Weaving Chelsea (Mass.) Stephen Foster story Acreage allotments Alpha Xi Delta. Gamma Phi Chapter (East Carolina University) Merchants' Bank of Newbern Wilson Primitive Baptist Church (Wilson, N.C.) Hong Kong Police communication systems Motion picture producers and directors Synagogues History teachers Imprisonment School superintendents Bellamy, John Dillard, 1853-1942 Grifton Jaycees (Grifton, N.C.) Chief Joseph Fox hunting Speeches in Congress Kinston Rotary Club (Kinston, N.C.) Refuse and refuse disposal Bungalows Inventors Contusions Student activities Registers Laurel (Md.) Ceramic bowls

The Digital Collections unit supports the research and teaching mission of East Carolina University and preserves the cultural heritage of the eastern North Carolina community through digital initiatives, especially the creation of digital library materials and tools.
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