Seek Local History
Black History Walk - Monroe, NC - 2013
Civil Rights & The Monroe Country Club Pool
Poster - Humanity: The Care of Others (Dr. John S. Massey)
Poster - The Growing Pains of Equality: Violence vs. Non-Violence (R. Williams & Rev. M. L. King) Poster - Into the Future: Education of the Children (Hopie D. Perry) Robert F. Williams: Some Resources at the Library
Genealogy & Local History ebooks
Local History - Miscellaneous
A list of local city directories available at the Monroe Library plus some off-site links for several.About This Map
Some resources for local memories.
An array of books and websites to check out about local history.
A list of available microfilm other than census and newspapers located at the Monroe Library.
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In May of 1941, H. Lee Waters filmed varying scenes of people in Monroe, North Carolina. The Center Theatre screened the finished product June 5 & 6 of 1941, billing it as Movies of Local People. For a script prepared by another organization, click here.
A program that awarded high school diplomas to Union County World War II Veterans who dropped out of high school to join the military. Union County recognized ten World War II Veterans on November 11, 2000.
A list of scanned newspaper columns from The Monroe Enquirer, 1957-1964 with instructions on how to request (free) electronic images of columns or hard copies of others not on the list (fee required).
Revolutionary War Site on Union County Soil
Battle of the Waxhaws: September 20, 1780
Keeping the Name of a Revolutionary War Event Straight (Impossible!)
Battle of the Waxhaws: A Brief Bibliography
School Annuals and Miscellaneous History
Lists of school annuals available for viewing at Monroe and Union West:
Annuals at the Monroe Library
Annuals at the Union West Branch
Report of Public Schools Union County, NC, 1914-1915
We offer two brochures about our Union County men who lost their lives in Vietnam.
Guide to Our Fallen Vietnam Soldiers
Guide to Burial Sites of Our Fallen Vietnam Soldiers