News and Resources . . .
Calendar of Events
Click the link below for information about historical programs offered by Federation members across the State.
Click the link below for information about exhibits offered by Federation members.
Federation members may post job announcements on the web free of charge. There are no job postings at this time
The Federation Bulletin includes information about grants offered by private and public sources to help history organizations. Access to information about current grant opportunities is limited to members only. To see a sample list, please click on the link below.
In its History Help section, the Federation Bulletin contains information about useful museum - and history-related web sites. The newsletter also features a "Sharing Ideas" series, which describes successful projects that other members may be interested in learning about and imitating
Access to current History Help articles is limited to members only. To read sample articles, please click on the links below.
Click on the link below to read the article "Board Field Trips Help Broad Horizons"
Click on the link below to read the article "The Big Read: Collaborating in a 'Big' Way".
The Big Read(pdf)
Click on the link below to read the article "Conducting Research at the North Carolina State Archives" .
Click on the link below to read the article "Using Collaboration to Create Successful Programs."
Click on the link below to read the article "Sharing Ideas: Holding an Architectural Salvage Sale," along with handouts.
Salvage Sale Article(pdf)
Click on the link below to read about the State Historic Preservations Office's Preservation Fund Grant program.
HPO Grant Program(pdf)
The Federation offers occasional workshops focusing on different aspects of preserving, sharing, and promoting local history. Currently there are no workshops planned.
Connecting to Collections
The Federation also partners with the Department of Cultural Resources in DCR’s Connecting to Collections initiative. The Department is offering workshops on collections care and disaster planning; please visit the N.C. Connecting to Collections website at (http://c2c.ncdcr.gov/forums-workshops..html) for more information.
Please click on the link below to read an article and handouts associated with the Federation's spring 2010 workshop "Hand-On History: Object-Based Learning and Craft Activities.
Please click on the links below to read articles and handouts associated with the Federation's Spring 2009 workshops on recruiting new volunteers.
Please click on the links below to read articles and handouts associated with the Federation's Spring 2008 workshops.
Click on the link below to read an article and handouts associated with the Fall 2007 workshop "Bringing History to Life: Developing a Living History Program."
Historical Publications Available from Federation Members
Federation members offer a wide range of historical books for sale, including histories of towns, counties, and local institutions; architecture and cemetery surveys; biographies, memoirs, cultural studies, court minutes; information from deeds, wills, and census records; studies of religion and education in different communities, and more. Click on the link below to see the annual list of available books; a new list is posted each June.
Useful Books Available from the State Library
The State Library offers many books of interest to historical organizations. These books may be borrowed, free of charge, through interlibrary loan. Click on the link below to see a list of relevant books; the list will be updated periodically as new books arrive.
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