Databases

ProQuest® African American Heritage is a groundbreaking digital resource exclusively devoted to African American family history research. It provides users a dedicated resource that not only brings together records critical to African American family research; but also connects them to a community of research experts, whose mentoring and assistance can frequently be the difference between research success and futility. Primary sources devoted specifically to African American family history, including census records, vital records, free(d) and slave records, church records, legal records, and more. 

The Digital Library on American Slavery offers a searchable collection of public records concerning enslavement.  

Historical materials from cultural heritage repositories across North Carolina. 

Digitized historical newspaper content from over 1,000 NC county newspapers. Alternate Name: Newspapers.com North Carolina Collection 

Information about the state, its history, people, government, and educational institutions.