Information for the stories in this special section came from:
-Archives of The News & Observer
-Archives of The Raleigh Times
-"Raleigh for the People," published by Capitol Broadcasting Co.
- "Raleigh, An Unorthodox History of North Carolina's Capital," by Marshall Lancaster
- "Raleigh Architectural Inventory," complied by the city of Raleigh Planning Department
-"Historical Raleigh," by M.N Amis