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Special Collections


Asheville's Black History


Faces of Asheville's Black History


Asheville's Women's History


Asheville's Cinematic History
(coming soon)

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Check out Black History Books & Movies in the Library Catalog.

Local Black History Resources in the library's Special Collections:

Collection: Heritage of the Black Highlanders

photographs, oral histories, and ephemera (late 1800s - 1970s)

Lucy S Herring Collection
personal correspondence, photographs and papers of educator Lucy S. Herring

Voices of Asheville Oral History Collection

abstracts and transcripts of recordings held in Special Collections

"Making Congregation out of Segregation: the African American Culture and Community in Asheville, early 20th century"
research conducted by student, Jenny Wallace

For resources on a particular aspect of black history in Asheville, contact Special Collections:  828.251.6645


UNCA / Ramsey Library / Special Collections
This page updated 17 February 2014.  Comments to Brandy Bourne bbourne@unca.edu