Merchants and Manufacturers Exposition program
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.
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)
Language of Materials
Immediate Source of Acquisition
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.
- Durham (N.C.) -- History Subject Source: Local sources
- Durham County (N.C.) -- Economic conditions Subject Source: Local sources
- Exhibitions Subject Source: Local sources
- Merchants Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- 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.
Part of the North Carolina Collection Archives Repository
300 N. Roxboro Street
Durham NC 27701 United States