Library of Congress

Oct 21, 2013

Presenting at the Library of Congress!

With approximately 300 attendees and over 70 speakers, the Project is so happy to have participated in the Library of Congress’ American Folklife Center annual conference called “Cultural Heritage Archives: Networks, Innovation and Collaboration.” You can find the schedule here. We […]

Jun 7, 2013

We will be at the Library of Congress in September

The American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress is hosting a symposium called “Cultural Heritage Archives: Networks, Innovation & Collaboration” from September 26-27 in Washington, DC. We have been selected as one of the Project’s that best exemplifies new […]

May 1, 2013

Anatomy of an artifact

“Feeding silk-worms their breakfast of mulberry leaves, Mt. Lebanon, Syria” This photograph from Underwood and Underwood publishers is actually a stereograph, what some consider the original 3-D image.This stereograph depicts a silk worm farmer and his assistant feeding silk worms […]

Mar 8, 2013

Bibliotheca Alexandrina

Today, at the Library of Congress, Dr. Ismail Serageldin, the Director of the Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Egypt, delivered an exhilarating talk called  “The Loss and Rebirth of the Library of Alexandria.” His talk began with a discussion of the ancient library in Alexandria […]

Jan 7, 2013

The Importance of Oral History

As many of you know, The Lebanese in North Carolina Project began as an endeavor to collect oral testimonies from members of the community; to document stories of family, work, immigration, religion, food, marriage, education and more.  And we succeeded […]