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North Carolina through Student Eyes
North Carolina Documentary Photography Award student projects
Celebrating the exhibit Southern Scenery in 3D: 19th Century Stereographic Photography
Thursday, Oct. 24, 2103
Wilson Special Collections Library (
5 p.m. Exhibit Viewing | North Carolina Collection Gallery
5:30 p.m. Program | Pleasants Family Assembly Room
Free and open to the public
Information: Liza Terll ([masked]), Friends of the Library (, (919)[masked]

Student recipients of the 2012 and 2013 North Carolina Documentary Photography Award will present and discuss their documentary projects at an event in the Wilson Special Collections Library ( on Thursday, Oct. 24.

The North Carolina Collection ( inaugurated the competitive grant in 2012 to provide student photographers with support for travel and other expenses.

The 5:30 p.m. event in the Pleasants Family Assembly Room is free and open to the public.

Recipients of the award are:

Vincent Joos (Ph.D. student in cultural anthropology; M.A. in folklore, 2010) – Haitian Immigrants in Mount Olive;Jessica Kennedy (B.A. student, journalism and mass communication, 2013) – The Shifting Face of Farming in Watauga County;Ayla Pettry (B.A. student, global studies) – Homesteading in the Triangle;Danielle Riley and Rachel Mabe (M.A. student, folklore) – Vandalism;Natalie Taylor (M.A. student, journalism and mass communication) – Economic Transformations in the Outer Banks; andJustine Williams (Ph.D. student in anthropology; M.A. in anthropology, 2012) – Farming in Warren County.

The North Carolina Collection Photographic Archives ( (NCCPA) in Wilson Library will preserve the winning projects as part of its permanent collections.

Prior to the ceremony, attendees can view the North Carolina Collection Gallery ( exhibit Southern Scenery in 3D: 19th Century Stereographic Photography beginning at 5 p.m.