Postcard to Edward Cyrus Winslow














Source: E.C. Winslow Collection, EC Manuscript Collection #1174

Staff Person: Nanette Hardison

Description:  The E. C. Winslow Collection (#1174) contains a variety of postcards. Among them is this funny postcard sent by Corporal John Pittman to E.C. (Edward Cyrus) Winslow. It is from the year 1944 and was sent from Camp Polk, Louisiana. This collection is definitely worth seeing for anyone interested in the World War II era and in postcards. Persons who want to get additional information on this item can go to


Annie Bruce Carr posing with her Dolls

Source: Elias Carr Papers, East Carolina Manuscript Collection, #160.9.e.29

Staff Person: Nanette Hardison


The image shown is of Annie Bruce Carr, daughter of  North Carolina Governor Elias Carr. She is sitting in front of a large tree holding her doll. She has twelve other dolls in various poses around her. The image dated 1888 was taken at Bracebridge, Edgecombe County, N.C., which was home of Gov. Carr. This image along with other images and documents can be found in the Elias Carr Papers, 1856-1910, #160.