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Collection Selections: Communication

Exhibit on view: July 15, 2014 - December 15, 2014
Photo: Mrs. T.B. Wood talking on a telephone while sitting next to Clarence Wood, 1950, Gift of J.E.L. Wade

How have people communicated over distances over time? View a sample of the technologies that have changed the ways people in southeastern North Carolina have kept in touch. Cape Fear Museum’s collection includes thousands of artifacts related to both manual and digital methods of communication.

View a selection of these artifacts ranging from pens, typewriters and letters to telephones, radios and computers. See how communication technology has evolved over the last two centuries.

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