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Leila Houpe Holland Photo Album

Lelia Hope Holland

The Iredell County Public Library recently received a donation of an old burgundy cloth-bound Victorian photo album that belonged to Leila Houpe Holland of Statesville. The photo album contains 39 photographs of people from the Houpe, Holland, Dotson, Vaughn, Deaton, and Turner families. The album goes back to 1893 and perhaps earlier as it includes four tintype photos which are unnamed. More...

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Cook BookletIn 2002 the Iredell County Public Library received an NC ECHO Digitization Starter Grant. The money was used to buy equipment needed to begin digitizing the library’s rare and original source materials. Since that time the Local History Department has created over 60,000 scanned images of photographs, documents, and items held in our collection. More...