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Ralph Rogers slide collection

Identifier: NCC-0242
Scope and Contents This collection includes slides that depict buildings in downtown Durham from the 1950s to the 1990s. These photographs were taken by Rogers and show how the streetscape changed during this fifty year period. There are many images of buildings that have since been destroyed, and some photos even show buildings just after demolition.
Dates: 1950 - 1998

Rose Brothers Engineers letter

Identifier: NCC-0247
Scope and Contents The collection contains what appears to be a mimeograph copy of a typed two-page January 11, 1899 letter from Rose Brothers, Engineers in Gainsborough, England to R.H. Wright, Esq. in London.
Dates: 1899-01-11

Vivian Carr Rowe scrapbook

Identifier: NCC-0241
Scope and Contents The Vivian Carr Rowe scrapbook includes photographs, newpaper clippings, and ephemera related to Vivian Carr Rowe's life in Durham, her courtship with Curtis P. Rowe, and her travels in North Carolina and Virginia. Places she visited include Southern Pines, Pinehurst, Carolina Beach, Fort Fisher, and Fayetteville in North Carolina, as well as Virginia Beach and Natural Bridge in Virginia. Most of the photographs document these trips, though there are also pictures of friends and family in...
Dates: 1914 - 1945

Yusuf Salim collection

Identifier: NCC-0012
Scope and Contents This collection is primarily composed of promotional materials and newspaper articles related to Yusuf Salim, known as Brother Yusuf, a Durham resident and musician. Many of the items are related to 2004 and 2007 concerts in his honor. It also contains memorials and articles written about Brother Yusuf after his death in 2008, a few photographs, a vinyl record, and one chapter of a memoir Yusuf wrote.
Dates: 2004 - 2013

Steve Schewel papers

Identifier: NCC-0231
Scope and Contents This collection contains news clippings, mailers and correspondence that document local and statewide political campaigns of progressive candidates, which Schewel often contributed to by assisting with copywriting and political analysis. This collection also includes political ephemera from local, state and national campaigns, as well as a handful of items that document Schewel's involvement with other community organizations and events.
Dates: 1978 - 2016

Mary Semans telegram

Identifier: NCC-0246
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.
Dates: 1959

Southern Living photographs

Identifier: NCC-0275
Scope and Contents The collection consists of five black and white prints of photographs of downtown Durham taken in fall 1976 by Bob Lancaster for Southern Living magazine.
Dates: 1976

James Southgate portrait presentation

Identifier: NCC-0245
Scope and Contents The collection includes a brief biography of James Southgate, a description of the 1944 ceremony where his portrait was presented to the Masons, speeches about or by some of the presenters, and a list of the Masons who had led the group and were still living in 1944.
Dates: 1944 - 1988

Billy Stevens papers

Identifier: NCC-0206
Scope and Contents The collection is primarily composed of material from the Sallam Cultural Center. Documents represent the center's work in promoting the region's blues and jazz music, producing concerts, and club management. Material includes calendars, flyers, menus, recipes, correspondence, and a club floorplan. There are several Author Party flyers from the Regulator Bookshop, including one for Senator Al Gore.
Dates: 1979 - 1983; undated

E. S. Swindell papers

Identifier: NCC-0251
Scope and Contents The collection includes a 1956 appraisal report of the former Durham County Sanitarium with photographs of the exterior and interior, what appear to be records of late 1950's donations from county employees including Swindell, a 1974 plan for Durham City Hall, and a 1979 letter from health department employees requesting Swindell's assistance. Photos scanned as SA001-SA018.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1954 - 1979

Mrs. S. F. Tomlinson death notices

Identifier: NCC-0260
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a stapled seven page booklet with three reprinted newspaper obituaries titled "Press Notices on the Death of Mrs. S. F. Tomlinson."
Dates: 1905 March

Triangle Jewish Chorale records

Identifier: NCC-0201
Scope and Contents The Triangle Jewish Chorale Records, 1994-2018, document the numerous performances put on by the TJC. The collection consists of various concert programs, Yo HaShoah programs (Holocaust Remembrance Day), photographs of members, items from an TJC Argentina trip, lists of singers throughout the years, fund-raising letters, and items used for publicity.
Dates: 1994 - 2018; undated

Walter N. Turner papers

Identifier: NCC-0236
Scope and Contents The collection includes correspondence from Delos W. Sorrell's law offices regarding a land deed purchased in May 1932 by Arthur G. Barbee from Walter N. Turner and his wife Mary Turner, receipts from the 60 notes of payment on the deed made by Turner between 1929 and 1934, a 1929 deed for the land between the Turners and George C. Walker and R. E. Graves, and a 1921 deed to Turner by The Durham Land and Security Company.
Dates: 1921 - 1934

Steven Unruhe papers

Identifier: NCC-0188
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

USO Club scrapbook

Identifier: NCC-0190
Scope and Contents The USO Club Scrapbook, 1943-1944, consists of newspaper clippings, photographs, and invitations documenting the history of the Dillard Street USO.
Dates: 1943 - 1944

Violet Park Cemetery correspondence

Identifier: NCC-0250
Scope and Contents The collection includes correspondence from historian R. Kelly Bryant to the Durham County Library and North Carolina State Archives, listings of more than 1,900 burials recorded at Violet Park Cemetery compiled by Carrie McNair, and two related newspaper clippings.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1913 - 1995

Walk and Talk Club records

Identifier: NCC-0191
Scope and Contents The collection consists of newspaper clippings, photographs, brochures, correspondence, roll books, attendance cards, and meeting minutes. Of particular interest, the collection includes periodic brochures listing the club’s roster, as well as photographs of members. There are also a few short biographies, photographs, and pieces of correspondence relating directly to the death of W.E. Stanley on July 16, 1967.
Dates: 1959 - 1994; undated

Mamie Dowd Walker scrapbook

Identifier: NCC-0192
Scope and Contents Photocopied scrapbook consisting primarily of newspaper clippings that concern Mamie Dowd Walker's 1942 to 1945 service as juvenile judge of Durham County.
Dates: 1941 - 1945

Bailey Daniel Webb papers

Identifier: NCC-0200
Scope and Contents This collection documents Webb's role as a member of the Board of Trustees of Wright Refuge, and the relationship between Wright Refuge and the Wright School. Correspondence forms the bulk of the material, but the collection also includes research files, news clippings, and Wright School publications and newsletters, as well as summaries of events compiled by Webb in the late 1990s.
Dates: 1963 - 1999

Ernest R. Williamson papers

Identifier: NCC-0195
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

Women’s Clubs of Durham collection

Identifier: NCC-0198
Scope and Contents This artificial collection gathers together documentation of various women’s clubs of Durham. The documentation is primarily composed of programs detailing a club’s annual course of study. Many of the programs contain membership rosters, including information on club leadership. The clubs represented include: the Business and Professional Women’s Club, the Canterbury Club, the Durham Garden Club, the Eclectic Club, the Pierian Club, the Reviewers Club, the Symposium Club, the Tourist Club, and...
Dates: 1907 - 1965

World War I 113th Field Artillery Battery C Roster

Identifier: NCC-0252
Scope and Contents The collection consists of a roster listing all who trained as Battery C of the 113th Field Artillery, whose members were from Durham, North Carolina.
Dates: 1917-08-28

World War II Scrapbooks

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 33450164215616
Scope and Contents These seven scrapbooks were compiled by Mr. and Mrs. M.W. Cannon, Mr. and Mrs. George Lougee, and Miss Frances Barnette whose stated intent was to include photographs of all white servicemen and servicewomen from the Durham area beginning January 1, 1943 through the end of the war. Each volume is indexed separately. An article on the project is located in Volume 5, p. 5. The clippings are not dated.
Dates: 1943 - 1945

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