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Scope and Contents The collection contains a scrapbook and loose materials concerning John "Jack" Bond’s time as Durham’s county manager from 1984-1991. Titled “Jack Bond Comes to Durham,” the scrapbook tells the story of Bond’s experiences as county manager and his relationship with his staff through text and photographs. The photographs show various administrators with whom Bond worked, award functions, and administrative proceedings. The loose materials include letters congratulating Bond on his appointment...
Dates: 1984 - 1991
Scope and Contents The Lila Markham Brogden Papers consist of early documentation of the Woman's Club of Durham, including correspondence, programs, photographs, newsletters, budgets, and other material. It also contains Durham city budgets, materials relating to the Durham High School Classes of 1900, 1901, and 1916, and graduation memorabilia from Trinity College, Class of 1902.The 2011 addition introduces materials that concern other members of the Brogden-Markham family, including John L....
Dates: 1900 - 2009
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1892-1998, 2008
Scope and Contents 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.
Abstract Steven Unruhe, a long-time Durham resident, is a retired educator, community activist, and local political figure. The Steven Unruhe papers document Unruhe's personal and career journey from an undergraduate activist for social justice with the World Student Christian Federation in California to his election to the Durham County Board of Education in 2016. A significant portion of the collection is comprised of material relating to Unruhe's work with Citizens for a Safer East Durham, a...
Dates: 1973 - 2016
Scope and Contents 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.
Dates: 1948 - 1956; undated
- Subject: Durham County (N.C.) -- Politics and government X
- County government -- North Carolina -- Durham -- History 2
- Christian life 1
- Community activists 1
- Community life -- North Carolina -- Durham 1
- Community organization 1
- Durham (N.C.) -- History 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
- Women -- North Carolina -- Durham 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