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This collection contains records and related materials describing the work of the Durham City-County Charter Commission, 1971-1974.
This collection contains clippings, subject files, printed materials, postcards, scrapbooks and miscellaneous manuscropts, ephemera, and artifacts collected by Dallas W. Newsom, Durham county manager in 1930s and 1940s, and his daughter, civic leader and local historian and preservationist Dorothy Newsom Rankin.
The collection consists of a Western Union telegram sent by Mary Semans on August 3, 1959 to Frank Kenan, care of County Commissioners Office in Durham, North Carolina, instructing Kenan to go "on record" that the commissioner's office did not want passenger trains discontinued on the Southern Railway. Also included is the telegram's envelope with note written by Kenan.
The collection documents E. R. Williamson's life and work, including speeches made during his congressional campaign, writings, folders of campaign notes and clippings, and photographs. The bulk of the collection documents his run to represent North Carolina's Sixth District in Congress in 1950.
- Subject: Durham County (N.C.) -- Politics and government X
- County government -- North Carolina -- Durham -- History 2
- Durham (N.C.) -- History 2
- Durham (N.C.) -- Politics and government 2
- North Carolina -- local government 2
- Christian life 1
- Community activists 1
- Community life -- North Carolina -- Durham 1
- Community organization -- North Carolina -- Durham 1
- Durham County (N.C.) -- Economic conditions 1
- Education, Secondary 1
- Hazardous waste sites -- North Carolina 1
- Journalism 1
- Journalism, High school 1
- Labor leaders -- North Carolina 1
- Labor unions -- North Carolina 1
- Mathematics 1
- Missions 1
- Political campaigns -- North Carolina 1
- Railroads -- United States -- Passenger traffic 1 ∧ less
- Choral Society of Durham 1
- Durham High School (Durham, N.C.) 1
- Durham and Southern Railway Company 1
- Kenan, Frank H. (Frank Hawkins) 1
- Newsom, D. W. (Dallas Walton), 1873-1949 1