Originally created for eight-graders. "Summary of the Colonial period in North Carolina. Most of the film uses still pictures including portraits, the John White drawings and tempera or pastel paintings made for the film. Some scenes of historical action are photographed including the ocean, swamp, and buildings in Bath, New Bern,Beaufort, Edenton, Old Brunswick Town, Orton Plantation and Old Salem." Description taken from the North Carolina Public Library Film Service Catalog of 16mm films, 1972 edition.