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A collection of sources on Southern history, literature and culture from the colonial period through the first decades of the 20th century. Currently the collection contains seven digitization projects: :First-Person Narratives of the American…

A class project that remains after the fact, this site is a collection of the ballads and folk tales of the N.C. mountains. "Bawdy Ballads and Far-fetched Folklore" takes its material from the Wilson Library collection, including RealAudio…

This site, created by Dr. James Leloudis and Dr. Kathryn Walbert as a part of the American Historical Association's program Teaching and Learning in the Digital Age, funded by the National Endowment for the Humanities, makes available some of the…

Segments of the cd published by UNC Press: Excavating Occaneechi Town - Archaeology of an Eighteenth-Century Indian Village in North Carolina. Online access to: An Archaeology Primer, and Electronic Dig Tutorial, as well as related links and…

The Duke Homestead is a beautiful 19th century estate in Durham, North Carolina. It is home to extensive archives and exhibits about early tobacco farming in America, its popularization and manufacture. In addition, it chronicles the story of the…

An early Internet project from 1995, this site uses Southen Culture as a way to explore web technologies. These projects, which focus on the American South, were proposed, planned and produced by students enrolled in a class offered through the…

This site is intended to provide a sweeping introduction to the legend of John Henry, the facts associated with the man, and the meaning of some of the many versions of the songs about him. It is also an objective of this site to provide a sampling…

The goal of this project is to spotlight some of the fascinating early African-American writers whose work is collected in the University of North Carolina libraries. Compiled as part of the Cybercasting & Cyberpublishing course offered at…

Join our virtual performance as we recreate the ballyhoo, the laughs and tears, and the old-time music that made the traveling medicine show a hit for more than a century.

The semi-official web site for the National Hollerin' Contest, an annual competition held in Spivey's Corner, NC, that celebrates North Carolina Folklife.

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