This scrapbooks contains a variety of indexed newspaper clippings, pamphlets, hand written notes, and sections of magazines concerning various topics about the history of North Carolina. The topics range from natural resources, local industry, state economy, obituaries of prominent North Carolinians, state politics, and historical population and census information. It also contains a copy of the North Carolina Constitution. At the back of the scrapbook is a large file of clippings and images. The overall theme of the included items centers on the state's growth and development since reconstruction.