What We're Reading: The Way to Rainy Mountain

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Title: The Way to Rainy Mountain Author: N. Scott Momaday Genres: memoir, biography, folklore Read Great Things Challenge 2020 category: A book about the great outdoors (sort of). This book was read by Stephen Brooks, Main Campus Reference Librarian. Why did you read this book? It was assigned book club reading. N. Scott Momaday is the descendant of Kiowas, a Native American tribe indigenous to the Great Plains of what is now the United States. This book is many things, including a biography of

Celebrate LGBTQ History Month

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October is Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Questioning History Month . Explore the library's resources featured below! HQ 73 .R54 2012 HQ 76.3 .U5 B696 2011 KF 4754.5 .M64 2011 Other selected titles: Becoming Visible : an illustrated history of lesbian and gay life in twentieth-century America HQ 75.16 .U6 M37 1998 Gay Rights Activists HQ 76.8 .U5 B86 2005 Hear Us Out! : lesbian and gay stories of struggle, progress and hope, 1950 to the present HQ 76.8 .U5 G357 2007 Making History : the

Celebrating the Bull City

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[caption id="attachment_441" align="alignleft" width="199" class=" "] photo from Design Sponge[/caption] Explore Durham's history and culture with these resources: [caption id="attachment_442" align="alignright" width="300" class=" "] photo from MILB.com[/caption] 27 Views of Durham : the Bull City in prose & poetry Durham County : a history of Durham County, North Carolina Durham Technical Community College : celebrating 50 years, 1961-2011 A Palette, Not a Portrait : stories from the life of

NC ECHO - a great resource for local history!

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Researchers and history buffs alike may now search and access local history collections across North Carolina with a single search box thanks to a collaborative project led by the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center, NC LIVE, and the State Library of North Carolina. NC ECHO enables users to search across thousands of digitized historic materials, including a wide variety of books, photographs, maps, family histories, state documents, newspapers, and much more from cultural heritage