Raleigh Memories Scanning Sessions

We are thrilled to give our readers the opportunity to submit historic photos for our upcoming Raleigh Memories book project. If you have photographs that meet the criteria below, please bring them to one of our scanning sessions listed here.

Submission Guidelines

  • General interest photos, such as: commerce, industry, transportation, rural life, public service, etc.
  • Photos taken from 1800 through 1939.
  • Photos only – preferably original photos (no newspaper clippings or photocopies).
  • Photos taken in Raleigh, NC.
  • One submission form per photo.
  • Limit 10 photos per family. No appointment necessary.
  • Bring your photos to one of the scheduled scanning sessions.
  • If you are a private collector, please call 360.723.5800 to set up an appointment.

Download Submission Form

Because we expect a large turnout, we advise you to download and print a submission form. Please print and fill out one form for each photo you’d like to submit.

  • Download as PDF (fillable).

Session Details

Friday, July 6th, 10:00 a.m. - noon 
The News & Observer
421 Fayetteville Street, Suite 104, Raleigh, NC
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Friday, July 6th, 2:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Olivia Raney Local History Library
4016 Carya Drive, Raleigh, NC
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Saturday, July 7th, 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. 
The City of Raleigh Museum
220 Fayetteville Street, Raleigh, NC
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Monday, July 9th, 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 
The News & Observer
421 Fayetteville Street, Suite 104, Raleigh, NC
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We hope to see you there!

Bring us your best photos and we’ll scan them in while you wait. Plus, chances are some other fine folks will show up, so bring your stories to share with one another.

Raleigh Memories: The Early Years Cover
News and Observer presents Raleigh Memories: The Early Years


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