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Merchants and Manufacturers Exposition program

Identifier: NCC-0249

Scope and Contents

The collection contains a program listing evening and matinee entertainment acts for the April 1931 "Merchants and Manufacturers Exposition, Under Auspices of American Legion, Durham Post No. 7" and the 65 participating local businesses.


  • 1931

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

There are no restrictions on the use of this material except where previously copyrighted material is concerned. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain all permissions.

Biographical / Historical

Auctioneer J. Franklin Barfield is listed as "Legionnaire and Promoter" on the program. The Jelly Leftwich and His Duke University Club Orchestra provided music during the April 6th through 11th exposition and at nightly dances. Jelly Leftwich conducted the orchestra at Duke from 1926 to 1933.


.08 Linear Feet (1 folder)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition


Condition Description

The folded program is ripped in several places, stained and has several holes and measures 20 by 12 inches when unfolded. Two folders were joined by adhesive tape to store the program by a previous processor.

Finding Aid for the Merchants and Manufacturers Exposition Program
Various processors.
November 14, 2018
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Edition statement
Various processors. Updated by Amy McDonald, 2012; Beth Morris Weiss, 2019.

Repository Details

Part of the North Carolina Collection Archives Repository

300 N. Roxboro Street
Durham NC 27701 United States