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Durham Civic Association membership application card

 Collection — Box: 10 - Small Collections, Folder: 14, Folder: 1
Identifier: NCC-0254
Scope and Contents

The collection consists solely of a membership application card from the Durham Civic Association listing cost of memberships (annual $1, sustaining $5, life $50), to whom to apply, and the officers (president Mrs. T.D. Jones, vice-president Mrs. I.F. Hill, secretary Mrs. G.C. White, treasurer Mrs. S. W. Tucker).

Dates: circa 1910s

Durham People's Alliance records

Identifier: NCC-0064
Scope and Contents The records of the Durham chapter of the People’s Alliance reflect the central role that the chapter played during the early days of the statewide organization. Early organizational files include documentation of statewide action campaigns, events, and organizational development activities, as well as some documentation of other PA chapters and associated organizations. Chapter files, which comprise the bulk of the collection, cover the range of the organization’s activities, from membership...
Dates: 1975 - 2008

Durham Voters Alliance records

Identifier: NCC-0069
Scope and Contents This collection contains correspondence among the members of the Durham Voter's Alliance (DVA), DVA newsletters, and assorted Durham election materials from 1972 through 2002. Most of the correspondence is with Julia Borbely-Brown, the secretary for the Durham Voters Alliance (DVA), and focuses on general DVA business. Correspondents include North Carolina politicians such as Jim Hunt and Jesse Helms and Durham politicians such as William Bell, Wib Gulley, Howard Clement, Becky Heron, Ellen...
Dates: 1972 - 2003

Eno River Association mailings and publications

 Collection — Box: 10 - Small Collections, Folder: 3, Folder: 1
Identifier: NCC-0239
Scope and Contents The collection documents member mailings and publications by the Eno River Association between 1973 and 1980 that illustrate the efforts of the organization of local environmentalists to organize community supporters during the 1970s to join efforts such as work days, hikes, clean ups, and fundraisers, along with supporting establishing an Eno River state park. The collection helps illustrate how the association enacted its goals of "land protection, land stewardship, education, [and]...
Dates: 1973 - 1980

Lakewood Park Community Association records

Identifier: NCC-0105
Scope and Contents

The collection documents the origins and activities of the Lakewood Park Community Association through correspondence, clippings, meeting minutes, and other administrative records including an oversize map. Much of the records relate to the forming of the association in 1994 and its early years, with some correspondence from the late 2000s. A few records from other related neighborhood groups are also included.

Dates: 1994 - 2010

Old North Durham Neighborhood Association records

Identifier: NCC-0129
Scope and Contents

The Old North Durham Neighborhood Association records are primarily documents produced by the Association's board from 1990 to 1992, including letters to the community, newsletters, and meeting minutes. There are also photographs from a neighborhood cookout in April 1991 and materials from when the Association applied for a Durham County Open Spaces grant to purchase the North Durham School park in 1992.

Dates: 1990 - 1992

Old West Durham Neighborhood Association records

Identifier: NCC-0130
Scope and Contents

The collection documents the association’s neighborhood advocacy and public outreach efforts, particularly the development of its resource-rich website. Research files about the neighborhood and its historic buildings, businesses, and families are also included. Photographs document the neighborhood’s buildings and natural areas, as well as the organization’s activities.

Dates: 1996-2002, undated

Jack Preiss papers

Identifier: NCC-0146
Scope and Contents The Jack Preiss Papers include materials related to Preiss's involvement in the Durham community, including his city council stint from 1965-1969 and his low-income housing development work through the Durham Housing Authority and the non-profit corporation he founded, New Directions for Downtown, Inc. Most of the collection is correspondence, meeting minutes, and research notes that Preiss kept from the various organizations he was involved in. It also includes newspaper clippings related...
Dates: 1963-2011, undated

Milo Pyne papers

Identifier: NCC-0148
Scope and Contents The collection documents Milo Pyne's work with the Eno River Association to preserve Durham's natural areas, particularly to prevent the building of Eno Drive. The materials include the Northwest Durham Parkway plan, which was presented as an alternate to Eno Drive by Milo Pyne, Brian J. Morton, Wayne Cash, and Donna Deal. In addition to documenting Milo Pyne's participation in Durham environmental organizations and activities, the collection also contains several hundred slides taken by...
Dates: 1967 - 2013; Majority of material found within 1997 - 2013

Triangle Land Conservancy records

Identifier: NCC-0180
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of materials documenting the activities of the Triangle Land Conservancy, including special projects, board meeting minutes from 1992 and 1994, general correspondence, and photographs of group trips and activities.

Dates: 1985 - 2010; undated

Thomas Womble papers

Identifier: NCC-0197
Scope and Contents

This collection includes photographs taken at the Lyon Park Community Center and at "We Are West End" reunions in the 1990s and photographs of Elite Club teams from Lyon Park, including the softball and baseball teams from the 1940s and 1950s. There is also a folder of materials relating to the history of Lyon Park School that date from 2003, when the Community Family Life Center at Lyon Park opened. Notes from an oral history done with Womble in 2006 are also included in the collection.

Dates: 1943 - 2006