We are excited to announce the opening of our Local History Room in the Martin Community College Library. The room contains:
Throughout our 50th anniversary year, we will be highlighting interesting historical photos and documents from the history of Martin Community College.
From October, 1972 to July, 1976, The Enterprise published a series of cartoons titled "The MTI Story: Telling it Like it Is," which were drawn by then math instructor Leslie W. Bailey. (MCC was called Martin Technical Institute when it opened in 1968.) You can laugh at all the "MTI Story" cartoons in the digital archives at the bottom of the right column.
Cartoon reprinted with permission from the Martin County Enterprise & Weekly Herald.
The Easter Rogerson Mizell Family Collection is a genealogy and local history collection compiled by the late Easter Rogerson Mizell and donated to Martin Community College by her children, pictured left to right, Vivian M. Roberson, Donald Gray Mizelle, and Marla M. Coleman. The collection, which contains a wealth of information about local families and Martin County history, is available for use by the public during regular library hours.
Microfilm available in the Martin Community College Library includes:
Patrons interested in local history and genealogy may access the following databases in the Martin Community College Library through NC Live:
Dr. C. Neill McLeod was Martin's president from 1979 to 1982, and was also the first woman president of a North Carolina Community College. Read how Martin made history:
Photo and article reprinted with permission from The News & Observer, Raleigh N.C. http://www.newsobserver.com/
The College Archives contains:
Photographs from Martin Technical Institute Catalog 1970-72
Library staff and volunteers are in the process of digitizing selected college archival documents which will be available on the library's web site. Click on one of the links below to travel back in time 50 years or so and find out what life was like on our campus way back when:
(The catalog files are large. Please allow up to 45 seconds to load.)
Thank you to the Registrar's office for the loan of historical catalogs, and thank you to Kahdejah Washington and Kevin Cruz-Torres, library volunteers, who did the photocopying of catalogs prior to scanning.