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Early faculty members at Palmer Memorial Institute.
Charlotte Hawkins Brown is in the center on the
back row. Courtesy of North Carolina Office of Archives
and History, call # N_83_12_10, Raleigh.


This guide provides resources for learning about and researching the history of African American Education in North Carolina.  Resources are included from a variety of formats and from a variety of collections, including those at the Government & Heritage Library at the State Library of North Carolina.

The guide includes background information, histories, biographies, government reports, newspapers, images, manuscript materials, and other primary sources from a variety of places. Some materials are available in physical media (such as print materials, photographs, or audio or video recordings) at libraries, museums, and other cultural institutions. And some materials are also be available digitally online.

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Government & Heritage Library


Phone: (919) 814-6790


Physical address:
109 E. Jones St.
Raleigh, NC 27601

Mailing address:
4640 Mail Service Center
Raleigh, NC 27699-4600