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February 16, 2014

NCSD at Night in Recent February 2014 Snow

NCSD Barn in Recent February 2014 Snow
The barn is located just over the hill behind
the NCSD Museum

The above three pictures are courtesy of Jeff Swanson via facebook
and thanks to Jimmy Autrey for bringing these and the new
youetube links on the right to our attention.

January 20, 2014
The 75th Anniversary pamphlet project is being put on the back
burner for the time being so we are looking at a few updates this week. With the few remaining pictures and articles from Philip Hailey's archives, we are returning to Sports - 5 pages today:
1920s - Basketball
1930 - Football
1940s - Football and Basketball
North Carolinian Articles:
Three NCSD Bears On All American
Deaf School Team (for 1949)

Yet North Carolina Repeats as Grid Champion in 1959

December 21, 2013
It has been determined that the new pamphlet entry posted
on December 19th is unexpectedly not rendering properly on some
 browsers, we are now working to rectify this problem.

December 19, 2013
The long awaited 75th Anniversary Pamphlet is now available for

October 3, 2013
New page created for indexing The North Carolinian articles
featured on this site.

October 02, 2013
NCSD Celebrates 75 Years: Two Articles on Page 3
from The North Carolinian November-December 1969

September 10, 2013
Sorry for the delay, folks, we are working on a viewer for the
upcoming 75th Anniversary pamphlet posting.  The viewer has to be
cross compatible with all browsers and phones and we want to
do this right the first time it is published.
Thank you for understanding.

July 27, 2013
New Board Members officers elected

New officers elected during Board meeting July 13, 2013.
Left to right: Lawson McNally, President;
Jamie Marshall, Vice President; Sandra Clark, Secretary;
Jared Cole, Treasurer; Assistant Treasurer, Lisa Kennedy;
Georganne Crowe, Curator, and  Anne Chastain, Assistant Curator.
Board Members page has been updated to reflect the new officers.

July 10, 2013
New segment opened! Archive page for indexing all
collections of past and future picture (flash player) slide shows.
Totaling 3 new pages today! Archive slide show Index Page.
Two slide shows for Christmas 2012 and
the website's first collection

June 18, 2013
A Significant Anniversary article explains the various events
that would take place during the school year. Page 7 has
a picture of two daughters of Nannie McKay Flemming Jeter,
Jeter Hall's namesake, and the page also contains the schedule
of events for the Homecoming Day, November 8, 1969.

June 1, 2013
NCSD has "A Significant Anniversary" a page 4
article from The North Carolinian

May 23, 2013
NCSD Has 75th Anniversary Celebration, October 2,1969
article from The North Carolinian, page 3.

May 17, 2013
Beginning with with this installment is NCSD's 75th Anniversary
celebration featured in the school's paper, page 2.

Did you know that the Museum is expanding?
� High School Social Studies classes are researching and creating a
   new exhibit as part of their curriculum. The classes have an
   exhibit room and a classroom on the 2nd floor.
� NCSD Historical Board is creating a new exhibit on the 1st floor
   and an archive room and a research room on the 2nd.

March 28, 2013
The Morganton News Herald featured a long article about
the NCSD Bears being the 1958 National Deaf Football Champions.
A new page in the growing sports section.

March 14, 2013
1926 through 2001, NCSD Football had 21 coaches. We
have a list of their names AND their stats on their page.

March 7, 2013
Unpublished article from Dr. Ben Hoffmeyer showcases
the highlights of 65 years of football from the school's
opening in 1895 to the 1960 Skyline Championship.
A Deserved Triumph.

February 26, 2013
New sports section opened up
Are you ready for football!!!
For right now, two pages of football stats:
1945 � 2000 Homecoming Football Scores
28 Consecutive Winning Games Against Schools for the Deaf

February 12, 2013
We have created new pages showcasing previous
Museum Board Members Click here.

February 9, 2013
New downloadable form is now available to assist the Treasurer
which accounts you want your donations to go to
It's on the Contacts page.

More website updates coming soon

The original servers for the website collapsed several
months ago requiring reconstruction of the NCSD Museum's
website. Instead of providing a fast rebuild, we wanted to
provide a quality rebuild which in the best of situations
took just a little while longer.

We will be renovating the website for a good while, you will
see some "quirks" along the way, so pardon the dust.

Right now, we are in the final stages of fine tuning
the overall looks of the website and we will be
 adding contents on a regular basis, so have a look around
and come back later to see what's new.



75th Anniversary
Pamphlet Project
is now on hold.

New NCSD film by Wayne Oakley
discovered on facebook
Click here to see the
14 minute video.
(This video was uploaded
on youtube October 6, 2012
and was discovered
on February 15, 2014)

"New" NCSD film by
J Gretchen Lowman
also discovered on facebook
Click here to see the
5 and half minute video.
(This video was also uploaded
on youtube December 16, 2012
and was discovered
on February 15, 2014)

NCSD film discovered on facebook!
Click here to see the 5 minute video. One of the first films by
J Gretchen Lowman


























The Historic Rusmisell Museum Society is a 501 (c)(3) and 509 (a)(2) nonprofit organization; all contributions are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Our organization�s objective is to collect all available historical material  connected with the history of the North Carolina School for the Deaf at Morganton, North Carolina  and to preserve the same and record it in such an orderly manner that it may be more readily utilized for  educational purposes.


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