16 December 2010
In the past, the North Carolina State Archives has had a physical exhibit in its Search Room called "A Carolina Christmas." They have now created an expanded virtual exhibit. “Carolina Christmas” is a collection of images, documents, and materials from the North Carolina State Archives that pertain to the holiday season. Included in this exhibit are photographs, letters, diary entries, posters, greeting cards, recipes, and other documents.
Some highlights from the exhibit are:
- American Red Cross Poster, “Have You Answered The Red Cross Christmas Roll Call?”, 1918
- Christmas Window at Taylor’s [Ivey-Talyor Co. on Fayetteville St., Raleigh, N.C.], 1946
- “Give Something Electrical” billboard, 1950
- Governor Hoey’s Christmas Party for the Women’s Prison, ca. 1939
- Governor’s Mansion foyer with Christmas Decorations, 1953
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Posted by Diane L Richard at Thursday, December 16, 2010