The Joel Lane House Museum in Raleigh, North Carolina, is a carefully preserved testament to the man who was instrumental in creating much of the early history of this now-flourishing region of the country. But until recently, a key part of that history was lost to most of us. On March 23, a group of volunteers from the North Carolina State University Libraries descended on the oldest house in Raleigh, and, in a decidedly non-traditional manner, “flash mobbed” the 232 books that the Museum has collected but has never been able to make widely available in a systematic way to historians and to members of the community who are interested in the history of the colonial period….(click here to read the rest of the story)
Be sure to view the video on NC State’s YouTube channel!