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The collection contains a receipt listing 13 items purchased by Willis Holloway on May 21, 1938 from Scarboro's Grocery at 1000 9th Street. The preprinted text on the reverse of the receipt illustrates the credit policy by which grocery customers were able to be billed for food purchases in the 1930s.
The collection contains class photos and historic photographs from Bethesda Elementary School in Durham, NC.
The Mary Ann Black Papers, 1964-2009, include materials from Black's time with the Durham County Board of Commissioners and with the Duke University Health System, as well as some personal materials. The bulk of the materials date from 1990-2000. Many of the materials relate to the Durham public school merger in the early 1990s.
This collection consists of two scrapbooks created by Sadie Blacknall between 1875 and 1933 and two ledgers used in the office of her brother-in-law J. R. Blacknall, the first sheriff of Durham County.
This collection includes over 1,000 photographs taken by Blake between 1945 and 1998 for inspiration for his drawings and paintings. Most of the photographs are black and white and feature rural scenes in Durham County, particularly tobacco barns in various stages of decay. There are also photographs of locations around downtown Durham, as well as images of tobacco being harvested, prepared for curing, and sold at the Liberty Warehouse auctions.
The collection consists of the Durham Bobbin and Shuttle Company Ledger, which contains invoices and statemenets that account for the purchase and sale of various supplies and machinery from 1888 to 1891. The purchases involve materials that supported the mill’s function, such as lumber, oil to lubricate machinery, and tools. Also included are statements regarding tax payments, lawyer fees, and travel expenditures.
The collection consists of an undated letter from donor Mary Beth Burger and eight photographs of machines designed by her father Logan Bockius for Durham Hosiery Mills.
A small collection of school-related records and Methodist newspapers from the George W. Burch family of Durham.
The collection is comprised of membership directories, histories, photographs and other material documenting the life of the church. Included is a portrait of famed evangelist, Baxter Franklin McLendon.
The collection contains conference notes, requests for documents, reports, memos, presentations and other materials documenting the committee's work to investigate the Durham Police Department's handling of the Duke lacrosse case. A CD-ROM contains PDF files of depositions related to District Attorney for Durham County Michael B. Nifong's disciplinary hearing before the North Carolina State Bar.
The Community Chest of Durham Collection, 1934-1953, includes newspaper clippings describing the activities of the organization. The Community Chest implemented fund drives to support agencies that served the community. It received donations from large corporate contributors as well as individual citizens.
The collection includes reports on the negative effects of and alternatives to the freeway from community organizations and individuals.
The collection consists of programs and newspaper clippings and a small number of photographs documenting the balls and other activities of the Debutante Ball Society. A folder of materials relating to the society’s by-laws is also included. The collection contains no materials for the years 1959 and 1971.
Eta Chapter, founded in 1939, is a Durham-based chapter of the Eta State organization of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, which provides professional and social support for women educators. Files in the collection pertain to the work and social activities of the chapter.
Benjamin N. Duke's calling card exemplifies one category of stationery a wealthy American used to announce their presence, record a visit, request a meeting, or accompany a gift.
Two metal tokens inscribed with the Duke Power Company logo and a letter from their donor form the collection.
Includes photocopied newspaper articles from The Duke Chronicle and The North Carolina Anvil primarily concerning race relations at Duke University from 1968 to 1970. The articles describe the overall tumultuous climate of student protests, riots, and boycotts. In particular, the articles report black students' demands for a Department of African-American studies and the resulting political fallout that culminated in black students occupying the Allen Building in 1969.
The Durham Centennial 1953 Scrapbook, spanning from February 9, 1952 to March 2, 1955, includes newspaper clippings, a program and schedule of events, memorabilia, and meeting minutes from the Durham Centennial and Historical Commission. The celebration occurred April 26 through May 2, 1953 and included parades, a ball, performances, agricultural displays, and various other events.
The Durham City Council of Parent-Teacher Associations Collection, 1937-1942, consists of four scrapbooks containing reports, programs, and newspaper clippings concerning the activities of local and national PTAs.
This collection includes reports, clippings, drafts and committee materials describing the work of the Durham City-County Charter Commission, 1971-1974.
- Durham (N.C.) -- History 23
- Durham (N.C.) -- Social life and customs 10
- Community life -- North Carolina -- Durham 8
- Durham County (N.C.) -- Politics and government 8
- Historic buildings -- North Carolina -- Durham 5
- Public schools -- North Carolina -- Durham 5
- Citizens' associations -- North Carolina -- Durham 4
- Education -- North Carolina -- Durham 4
- Political campaigns -- North Carolina 4
- Women -- North Carolina -- Durham 4
- Women -- Societies and clubs 4
- African Americans -- Segregation 3
- City planning -- North Carolina -- Durham 3
- Clubs -- North Carolina -- Durham -- History 3
- Community organization -- North Carolina -- Durham 3
- County government -- North Carolina -- Durham -- History 3
- Durham (N.C.) -- Politics and government 3
- World War, 1939-1945 3
- Campaign literature -- North Carolina 2
- Central business districts -- North Carolina -- Durham 2 + ∧ less
- Carr, Julian Shakespeare 2
- Durham Hosiery Mills (Durham, N.C.) 2
- Gulley, Wib 2
- Preservation Durham (Organization) 2
- Regulator Bookshop (Durham, N.C.) 2
- Salim, Yusuf, 1929-2008 2
- Schewel, Stephen Matthew, 1951- 2
- Trinity College (Durham, N.C.) 2
- Whichard, Willis P. 2
- Anderson, Jean Bradley 1
- Association for the Preservation of the Eno River Valley 1
- Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina 1
- Choral Society of Durham 1
- Cranford, H. C. (Henry Clay), 1920-2004 1
- Crovitz, Elaine 1
- Debutante Ball Society of Durham (N.C.) 1
- Delta Kappa Gamma Society International 1
- Delta Kappa Gamma Society International. Eta State (N.C.) 1
- Duke Blue Devils (Lacrosse team) 1
- Duke Power Transit Company 1 + ∧ less