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Robert Allen–PI. Digital Rocky Mount Mills is a public-facing digital history project, funded in part by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC), which aims to recover lost and hidden stories of Rocky Mount Mills in Rocky Mount, North Carolina and to encourage local and family history initiatives. At the core of this project are the Rocky Mount Mills Records at the Southern Historical Collection and a batch of oral histories with former mill employees and slave descendants. These written and oral snapshots of the past are instrumental for the creation of an in-depth historical narrative of Rocky Mount Mills, for the development of K-12 resources for Nash and Edgecombe County educators, and for the construction of family trees of slaves owned by the Battle family, the long-time owners of the mill. The project examines the long history of the mill, from Native American presence on the land to the significance of the Great Falls, from the Civil Rights Movement to the downturn of the textile industry in the United States. Through collaborative efforts between UNC-Chapel Hill units and Rocky Mount-area organizations, the goal is to extend the reach of UNC’s resources in order to foster genealogical and archival skills, encourage historical inquiry and spark concern for historic preservation matters in light of the redevelopment of historic structures and the revitalization of communities. The hope is that Digital Rocky Mount Mills will illuminate how to best preserve and share the stories of a community of a historic site that is being transformed into an entirely different space.