Browse Collections (12 total)

African-American Heritage Trail


The African-American Heritage Trail has many sites where visitors can experience the rich and diversified heritage of Salisbury and Rowan County. The…

Contributors: Rowan County Convention & Visitors Bureau and Edith M. Clark History Room of the Rowan Public Library

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Kluttz Maps


In 1995, James W. “Bill” Kluttz published a set of 6 maps that indicated the earliest land purchases in the area of North Carolina we now identify as…

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Travels with Balfour Pink

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A few years ago, Rowan Public Library was given a collection of glass slides from a local family. These magic lantern slides documented various…

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Yesterday Photos


Salisbury from the 1930s and 1940s

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Wiley Lash Interview

Wiley Immanuel Lash was born to Reverend Wiley Hezekiah and Mayzonetta (Mary) Grundy Lash in 1908. After his graduation from college, Lash returned…

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Archibald Henderson Collection


Archibald Henderson (1877 - 1963) was a descendant of Salisbury's Henderson family, financiers of Daniel Boone's trek into Kentucky. Archibald was a…

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