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This collection primarily contains materials generated by Judy Hogan’s publishing company, Carolina Wren Press, in the 1970s and her creative writing classes at the Durham County Public Library in the 1980s. Of particular interest is an oral history project Hogan completed at the Rougemont Senior Center, 1982-1984. Interviews and photographs of interviewees are included in the collection.
"A paper devoted to the farming interests of Durham and adjoining counties."
Published as Home, Farm and Forest from November 8, 1932 through September 15, 1933 and as Piedmont Citizen beginning Sept. 21, 1933. Missing no. 15.
The collection contains newsletters, photographs, ephemera, scrapbooks, and videos documenting school activities at Hope Valley Elementary School in Durham, NC. Some editions of the "Eagles Echo" newsletter are in Spanish as well as English. The collection contains a large number of videotapes and floppy disks documenting school events like talent shows and themed days.
The permission pass illustrates the financial cost and special arrangement needed for an enslaved person to carry a firearm in 18th century North Carolina, and that London was classified as "property" by the lawyers issuing the permission.
Materials within the Sylvia Kerckhoff papers include correspondence, résumés, contracts, certificates, proclamations, reports, newspaper clippings, and photographs. Materials relate to her time as mayor and document her activity with the North Carolina League of Women Voters and with the Cooperative School for Pregnant Girls. Material extends into Kerckhoff’s retirement after the end of her second term as mayor.
The bulk of the collection includes minute books and scrapbooks documenting the work of Sara Barker and the Sara Barker Circle from 1948 to 2005. Materials on the history of the organization and the biography of Sarah Barker are also included. The collection includes one box of photographs, which are mostly unidentified.
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.
The collection contains what appears to be a carbon copy of a two-page typed speech to Erwin Mills stakeholders signed by K.P. Lewis asking to be named Chairman of the Board.
The collection consists of a letter thanking Fuller for hosting Lewis for an October 3, 1920 visit to Durham where he was introduced to Edgemont residents in hopes of him later establishing a church with them, and requesting Fuller issue a formal call for Lewis if so desired, so he could consider coming to Durham instead of Presbyterian mission work.
The collection contains group photographs of the students and staff of Little River Elementary School in Durham, NC.
The collection includes etchings of North Carolina scenes done by Louis Orr between 1939 and 1951. Original set contained 50 smaller etchings, of which DCL has 42. Size of each etching is 13” by 16”. Also included is one larger etching, measuring 20” by 16.5”, of the State Capitol in Raleigh.
This collection consists of 30 slide photographs depicting the life of the Elliott family from the 1910s until 1970, the majority covering the 1950s-1960s.
The collection contains a program listing evening and matinee entertainment acts for the April 1931 "Merchants and Manufacturers Exposition, Under Auspices of American Legion, Durham Post No. 7" and the 65 participating local businesses.
Material includes Emily Norwood Michie’s genealogical research material, including correspondence, family trees and genealogies, family histories, research notes, transcripts of wills and a marriage bond, and applications for Daughters of the American Revolution membership.
The collection consists of an "In Memoriam" program with a copy of a nine page speech by Julian Carr remembering his colleague Eugene Morehead.
The collection contains records from Morehead Montessori Magnet Elementary School in Durham, NC. Materials include administrative records (minutes, reports, and handbooks), flyers, photographs, scrapbooks, and newsletters. Some materials are electronic, and a few items are in Spanish. The collection documents the administration as well as student activities of the school.
The collection primarily contains programs from the section’s annual events, particularly the Harambee Breakfast and the Mary McLeod Bethune Recognition Program. Color photographs taken at these annual events are included, although subjects are largely unidentified. The collection also includes a small amount of administrative materials, including some correspondence, an issue of the section’s newsletter, and local newspaper clippings.
The collection contains reports, clippings, newsletters, personnel records, and other administrative records for the Durham branch of Neighborhood Housing Services of America. Of particular local interest is material related to the Neighborhood Reinvestment Corporation and Durham’s Trinity Avenue neighborhood, in and around what's now called Old North Durham.
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 Walter Cheek Newton Papers consist of correspondence, receipts, tax records, family deeds, and estate records. The collection also holds the army records and photographs of Walter Cheek Newton, Jr.