history

CultureGrams

CultureGrams provides brief reports on each country, discussing land, history, people, customs, lifestyle, society, and government. This resource also has a separate section for kids, reports on the U.S. states, and Canadian provinces. Includes maps, statistics, photographs, biographical information, and a few representative recipes.

Credo Reference

Credo is an easy-to-use tool for starting research. Gather background information on your topic from hundreds of full-text encyclopedias, dictionaries, quotations, and subject-specific titles, as well as 500,000+ images and audio files and over 1,000 videos.

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The Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room, a department in the Main Library, houses historical and current information on Charlotte, Mecklenburg County and North Carolina. It contains genealogical resources from all fifty states in print and online - the largest collection of genealogical materials in a North Carolina public library!