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Durham sit-ins flyer

 Collection — Box: 10 - Small Collections, Folder: 5, Folder: 1
Identifier: NCC-0243
Scope and Contents Collection includes "Don't Buy At These Stores" flyer calling for boycotts of Woolworth's, Kress, and Walgreens in downtown Durham. The flyer's sections document "Why??" citizens were being asked to boycott stores that would sell merchandise to but not seat African American customers for service at their lunch counters, explains "What Can You Do??" including shopping elsewhere, letter writing and petitions, and instructs to "Join the Student Picket Lines" which were "manned by students of...
Dates: 1960 to circa 2000s

Jean Bradley Anderson papers

Identifier: NCC-0002
Abstract The Jean Bradley Anderson Papers span the years 1934-2012, with most of the material dating between 1964 and 2012. The collection consists of correspondence, research notes, copies of original manuscript material and secondary sources, photographs, clippings, print material, oral histories, and ephemera. The bulk of the collection is made up of extensive material related to the research, writing, and publication of various published works, including both editions of Durham...
Dates: 1934-2012, undated; Majority of material found within 1964 - 2012

Henry Bane papers

Identifier: NCC-0003
Scope and Contents The Henry Bane Papers consist of certificates, diplomas, photographs, and WWII-era military medals of Judge Henry Bane (1904-1998). Certificates recognize his involvement as President of the North Carolina State Association of B'nai B'rith Lodges, a Jewish organization, from 1941 to 1942. Diplomas include Bane's undergraduate degree from Duke University and his law degree from the University of North Carolina. Also included are the guestbook from Bane's funerary services in 1998 and an...
Dates: 1914-1998, 1971, 1976, 1998

Bethesda Elementary School photographs

Identifier: NCC-0004
Scope and Contents

The collection contains class photos and historic photographs from Bethesda Elementary School in Durham, NC.

Dates: 1971; 2011 - 2013; undated

Mary Ann Black papers

Identifier: NCC-0005

The Mary Ann Black Papers 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.

Dates: 1964 - 2014

Blacknall family scrapbooks, ledgers and other materials

Identifier: NCC-0006
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1875 - 1933

Robert Blake photographs

Identifier: NCC-0007
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1944-2001, undated

Bobbin and Shuttle Company ledger

Identifier: NCC-0008
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1888 - 1891

Logan Bockius photographs

 Collection — Box: 11 - Small Collections, Folder: 12, Folder: 1
Identifier: NCC-0300
Scope and Contents

The collection consists eight photographs of machines designed by Logan Bockius for Durham Hosiery Mills.

Dates: 1919 - 1921

John P. Bond III papers

Identifier: NCC-0009
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...
Dates: 1984 - 1991

Lila Markham Brogden papers

Identifier: NCC-0010
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

Brogden Middle School records

Identifier: NCC-0011
Scope and Contents The collection contains reports, brochures, clippings, photographs, and serial publications documenting the history of Brodgen Middle School. The reports are for periodic accreditation evaluation with the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS). Publications include newsletter "News from the Dragons' Den," student-run newspaper The Satellite, and compilations of student poems and writings. Photographs document school classroom scenes and outdoor activities, as well as larger...
Dates: 1934 - 2014

Bus Brown collection

Identifier: NCC-0013
Scope and Contents These materials primarily document the part of musician Bus Brown's life spent in Durham. Audiovisual materials consist of audio recordings of The Storyteller, Bus Brown's only published album; a video recording titled "Bus Brown, the Storyteller," and five tapes from a potential documentary, with interviews of Bus Brown by Frankie Alexander and Melva Fager Okun.Papers include several programs from performances and events at which Brown appeared, newspaper articles about him and the jazz...
Dates: 1966-2007, undated

George W. Burch family papers

Identifier: NCC-0015

A small collection of school-related records and Methodist newspapers from the George W. Burch family of Durham.

Dates: 1884 - 1899

Cedar Fork Baptist Church Records

Identifier: NCC-0207
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: circa 1920s-2006

Christian and Missionary Alliance Church of Durham records

Identifier: NCC-0033
Scope and Contents The Christian and Missionary Alliance Church of Durham records include materials related to the history of the church. The folders include church bulletins from the 1989 centennial services, a 1967 fiftieth anniversary service, a 1995 mother-daughter banquet program; an audio cassette tape recording of the 1989 homecoming; several letters and clippings related to individual church members; and numerous photographs, most unlabeled. The scrapbook contains the history of the church from 1926,...
Dates: 1926 - 2006

Club Boulevard Humanities Magnet School records

Identifier: NCC-0023
Scope and Contents The bulk of the Club Boulevard Humanities Magnet School collection consists of scrapbooks and principal's albums. It also contains yearbooks, handbooks, and newsletters. Most of the scrapbooks include images, anecdotes, and clippings related to students, teachers, and others for the years 1999-2005. The principal's photo albums contain group photographs of classes and their teacher spanning the years 1995-2012. The two yearbooks in the collection are from spring 2009 and the 2009-2010 school...
Dates: 1995 - 2013

Committee to Investigate the Durham Police Department in the Duke Lacrosse Case records

Identifier: NCC-0021
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 2006 - 2008; undated

Community Chest of Durham newspaper clippings

Identifier: NCC-0022
Scope and Contents

This collection 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.

Dates: 1934 - 1953

Cranford Family papers

Identifier: NCC-0024
Scope and Contents The Cranford Family Papers span the years of circa 1936-2013, with most of the material dating from 1942-2000. The collection consists of a variety of materials including correspondence, family history and documents, writings, speeches, three scrapbooks and many photographs. The collection also contains notes and documents relating to friends and acquaintances of the Cranfords who were notable Durham community members. Of particular interest in this collection is a series of letters between...
Dates: circa 1936-2013

Crest Street neighborhood materials related to the Durham Expressway extension

Identifier: NCC-0025
Scope and Contents

The collection includes reports on the negative effects of and alternatives to the freeway from community organizations and individuals.

Dates: 1979 - 1980

Debutante Cotillion and Christmas Ball collection

Identifier: NCC-0027
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1955 - 2017; undated

Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, Eta Chapter records

Identifier: NCC-0211

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.

Dates: 1934 - 2018

Delta Sigma Theta, Durham Alumnae Chapter records

Identifier: NCC-0029
Scope and Contents The collection contains programs of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Durham Alumnae Chapter's "Jabberwock," an annual debutante ball and talent showcase in which the winning contestant is crowned Jabberwock Queen. The event celebrates elegance and scholarship and provides a platform for the Chapter to thank its contributors and members. Each program contains a brief history of the sorority, a list of members and patrons, profiles of the contestants, and notes of congratulations and...
Dates: 1953 - 2017

Benjamin N. Duke calling card

 Collection — Box: 10 - Small Collections, Folder: 13, Folder: 1
Identifier: NCC-0253
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of Benjamin N. Duke's calling card on which "Compliments of" is handwritten.

Dates: circa 1890s

Duke Power Company bus tokens

Identifier: NCC-0256
Scope and Contents

Two metal tokens inscribed with the Duke Power Company logo and a letter from their donor form the collection.

Dates: 1941 - 1980

Duke Protest Newspaper Clippings

Identifier: 33450164214676
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: Publication: 1968 - 1970

Durham Centennial scrapbook

Identifier: NCC-0032
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1952 - 1955

Durham City Council of Parent-Teacher Associations Records

Identifier: NCC-0034
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1937 - 1942

Durham City-County Charter Commission Records

Identifier: NCC-0035
Scope and Contents

This collection includes reports, clippings, drafts and committee materials describing the work of the Durham City-County Charter Commission, 1971-1974.

Dates: 1969 - 1974

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