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The story of North Carolina’s Rocky Mount Mills

June 29, 2020

UNC’s Community Histories Workshop has developed Digital Rocky Mount Mills, a website with resources and information for those interested in the mill’s history, the North Carolina textile industry, K-12 pedagogy, African American genealogy, oral history and memory, historic preservation and economic development.

Tift Merritt and the lyrical language of history and place

October 11, 2018

Singer/songwriter Tift Merritt will receive a University Distinguished Alumna Award on University Day, Oct. 12. She is also the new performing artist-in-residence at Community Histories Workshop and will be working with CHW on the Dix Park project.

Capturing Community History

March 21, 2018

From textile mills to the state’s mental hospital, a team of UNC faculty, students and staff are engaging with North Carolina communities to tell their own complicated stories.