Source: The Daily Reflector Negative Collection Manuscript Collection #741 Staff Person: Dale Sauter Description: Social Security is a major concern in the United States today. As a flashback, today’s pick features Edmond Harding receiving his first Social Security check from Leon Wilson at the new Social Security building in Greenville, 1962.
Category: negatives (photographic)
Source: Daily Reflector Negative Collection (Manuscript Collection #0741) Staff Person: Lynette Lundin Description: This image was taken to highlight a time of tremendous growth in the City of Grifton, North Carolina. The Grifton Clothing Co. was working in the former furniture store in Grifton at this time, but they would soon be moving [...]
Source: Daily Reflector Negative Collection, East Carolina Manuscript Collection # 741.14.e.19 Staff Person: Lynette Lundin Description: The image is of the principal of the school, [Gaston Monk, Sr.?] who is standing next to a sign indicating “Welcome to Falkland-Bruce School.” The date on the negative envelop is April 22, 1958. The image is one of many that recorded the [...]
Source: Daily Reflector Image Collection (East Carolina Manuscript Collection #741.10.e.14) Staff person: Matt Reynolds Description: This is an image of Pitt County’s second bookmobile from the spring of 1956. Essentially operating as mobile libraries, bookmobiles were used to deliver books and other materials to areas that did not have traditional library buildings. These programs were especially effective in granting [...]
Source: Daily Reflector Negative Collection, Manuscript Collection #741 Staff Person: Maury York Description: A family works together in 1957 to maintain the appearance of the yard of their home in the College View neighborhood.
Source: Daily Reflector Negative Collection #741.33.b.4 Staff Person: Martha Elmore Description: In Greenville, N.C., before the era of quick electronic vote tabulations for election results, people used to wait outside the Daily Reflector office and watch as vote tallies were posted and updated on the tally board. This June 1964 photograph shows the vote tally being adjusted while citizens [...]
Source: Stuart Wright Rare Book Collection 59-23 Staff Person: Ralph Scott Description: X-Ray photograph of Merrill Moore, author of The Noise that Time Makes. Photograph is captioned “because his poems are chiefly about time Mr. Moore thought the x-ray more appropriate than the ephemeral face.” Photograph is inscribed to John Crowe Ransom.
Source: Daily Reflector Negative Collection #741 Staff Person: Martha Elmore Description: According to NOAA, Hurricane Donna is the only hurricane on record to produce hurricane-force winds along the entire Atlantic Coast of the U.S. The 1960 hurricane reached Eastern North Carolina on September 11th when it made landfall at Topsail Island. Although the Outer Banks [...]
Source: Daily Reflector Negative Collection #741.11.a.7 Staff Person: Martha Elmore Description: In this August 1956 image taken for the Greenville, N.C., Daily Reflector newspaper, African American women are sorting tobacco at the Imperial Tobacco Company factory. Many other images related to tobacco production from the field, to the barns, to the warehouse, and finally to the [...]
Source: The Daily Reflector Image Collection, Staff Person: Dale Sauter Description: The “cat’s eye” marble reflector was invented in 1933 by Percy Shaw of Boothtown, Halifax, West Yorkshire, UK. Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cat%27s_eye_(road)