Help us bring our history to
We need video and/or audio of tobacco auctions, hog killings, grist
mills, farm harvests (puttin' in tobacco, stackin' peanuts, pickin'
cotton), people making dip nets, "corning" herrings, logging with mules
or early equipment, making tools, church dinners-on-the-ground...and
NOTE: The Martin County Historical Society
is a volunteer organization so, any time you can help save by doing the
research on these subjects, locating and borrowing the materials
yourself, will make getting them published online more likely!
Some tips: If you have or can find an old video and cannot go to the
expense of having it converted to digital form, the inexpensive
work-around is to project the video onto a screen or smooth white wall
and re-videotape it with a digital camera. Although it isn't the ideal
way to do this, it does work (some of the videos below are