The library has an extensive collection of historic photographs of Iredell County, including over 100,000 photographs of people and places, over 230 yearbooks for schools in Iredell County, personnel letters, historic maps and publications.
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Local History Collection Indexes
View indexes of collections held in the Iredell County Public Library’s Local History room.
Ancestry Library Edition provides access to billions of historical documents, millions of historical photos, plus local narratives, oral histories, indexes, and other resources in over 30,000 databases that span from the 1500s to the 2000s. This resource is only available from the Statesville Library computers.
Heritage Quest Online is a comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, convenient research guides, interactive census maps, and more.
The library's historic photograph collection has over 100,000 photographs of Iredell County history, including the Stimson Collection, the Tharpe Collection, high school yearbooks, and other unique photographs.