From the Archives: Presidents' Visits to NC State and near campus


Candidate John F. Kennedy addressing an estimated crowd of 8,000 at Reynolds Coliseum, 1960.

We are less than three weeks from Election Day, November 8th, and early voting will start this Thursday, October 20th. We hope you that those of you who can vote have made your plans, as we decide who will hold local offices, state offices, and this year, who will be our Commander in Chief.

A number of American presidents have visited NC State and near its campus, and the Special Collections Research Center's Rare and Unique Digital Collections holds images from these events. Please enjoy these glimpses into the past!

Candidate Barack Obama speaking at rally at Reynolds Coliseum


Be sure to vote on Tuesday November 8, or take advantage of early voting October 20-November 5. You can find voting information at Wake County Board of Elections' website , or for Durham County and Orange County .

You can find more archival materials related to American presidents here . If you would like to learn more about the Special Collections Research Center and our digitized materials, please visit the Rare and Unique Digital Collections for access to thousands of images , video , audio recordings , and textual materials documenting NC State history and other topics.