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B.B. King is widely known as King of the Blues, with a career spanning approximately fifty years and as many albums. Born Riley B. King in 1925, he moved from Mississippi to Memphis in 1947 to pursue a music career. Local radio and live success…

This Historical Society website is for the original Norfolk & Southern Railway that ran from Norfolk, VA to Charlotte, NC withvarious branches (Aberdeen, Asheboro, Beaufort, Belhaven, Carthage, Columbia, Durham, Ellerbe, Fayetteville, Goldsboro…

The summer Brevard Music Center in western North Carolina has trained young musicians and inspired audiences since 1936. This archive site provides text, images, audio, and video that document the Center's history and its contribution to the cause of…

Triangle NC IAF is a broad based, interfaith and ecumenical organization that uses the model of leadership development and community organizing of the IAF (Industrial Areas Foundation). Please visit the multimedia Durham CAN website - a member of…

The Textile Heritage Museum is located in the Company Store and Office Building in the Glencoe Mill Village. The building was purchased for the museum in February 2004 and is an ongoing restoration project as well as a museum highlighting the textile…

Folktunes Archive for Teaching and LearningAs folk music is for the people and by the people anyone may contribute to this collection via wiki. There are a few types of recordings available for streaming and download: instructional, jam sessions,…

The Arts Commission works to develop the arts in Orange County, North Carolina. This site features a searchable database of over 1200 local artists and organizations, a list of local arts calendars, and a substantial links page. We also offer…

Located in a National Register of Historic Places District, the museum is housed in an elegantly simple Greek Revival building. Other museum buildings include the Old Jail (1848), Train Depot (1901) and a modern Carriage House. At GCM, you will see…

The Afro-Louisiana History and Genealogy online search engine was designed to provide the general public free access to valuable historic records. Users can locate individual slaves who lived in Louisiana between the years of 1718 and 1820 through…

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