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23954
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A new exhibit at Durham's 21c Museum Hotel strives to give patrons a chance to explore how we see things has changed in the 21st century. Some exhibits use technology to confront issues of social, regional, and economic identity.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 31, August 2015, p21-22, il Periodical Website
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30735
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Project NC ECHO (Exploring Cultural Heritage Online) was created to locate, survey and assist various special collections and cultural heritage institutions throughout North Carolina. This program encourages libraries to partner with non-library entities in the digitization of special collections, in order to make available online, exhibits, indexes, catalogs and finding aids.
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31310
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Beginning in early March, the “Raleigh and Roanoke” exhibition will be at the North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh to commemorate the Roanoke Voyages of 1584-1597. The voyages, sponsored by Sir Walter Raleigh, brought the first English settlers of America to what are now the Outer Banks of North Carolina. The exhibit showcases 157 artifacts and documents from seventeen different international depositories.
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31349
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The North Carolina Museum of History in Raleigh has a new exhibit showcasing ninety varied items, either made or used by North Carolinians from the 17th century to 1985. Among the items in the exhibit are silver spice casters owned by the first chief justice of North Carolina’s Supreme Court, porcelain chamber pots used by state legislators, and Governor Elias Carr’s pajamas.
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31405
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The Hampton Mariners Museum in historic Beaufort offers varied exhibits and programs celebrating past and present coastal life. A new Watercraft Center will be built in honor of Harvey W. Smith, an operator of menhaden processing plants and an avid collector of maritime objects. The facility will also provide space for the museum’s boat shop, workshop and maritime research program.
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