Staff and Advisors


Project Managers: Jen Hanft, State Library of North Carolina

Research and Content Editor: Jared Dease, State Library of North Carolina

Systems Librarians: Andrea Smythe and Michael Millner, State Library of North Carolina

Historical Consultants: 

Michael Hill, Ansley Wegner and Joseph Beatty, Division of Historical Resources, North Carolina Office of Archives and History
Debbi Blake, State Archives of North Carolina

Original LEARN NC Digital History Resource


Editor: David Walbert
Research Associate: L. Maren Wood
Associate Editor and Librarian: Emily Jack
Lead Teacher: Pauline S. Johnson
Video Production and Multimedia: Daniel Lunk
Historical Consultant: Kathryn Walbert
Research Assistant: Jill Molloy
Multimedia Assistant: Eliza Jane Harris


Several people advised us on various aspects of the project. We regret that we could not take every suggestion they offered, but hope that what we’ve produced lives up to their expectations.

Jackie Brooks
Laura Clark Brown
Kim Andersen
Kevin Cherry
Steve Davis
Mike Dorcas
Jennifer Farley
Jason Tomberlin