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Photography -- North Carolina -- Durham

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

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

Friends of the Durham Library records

Identifier: NCC-0081
Scope and Contents The collection has been organized into three series: 1. Chronological files prepared by the Friends document the organization’s activities for that particular year, and include meeting minutes, event and fundraising materials, outreach publications, and organizational correspondence. 2. Subject files build upon the materials in the chronological files, and were maintained separately by the Friends. 3. Personal Papers includes the files of Nancy Henderson-James, Friends secretary (1983-1984)...
Dates: 1963-1998, undated

Steve Gaddis photographs

 Collection — Box 4 - Small Collections, Folder: 10-14, Folder: 1-5
Identifier: NCC-0084
Scope and Contents

The Steve Gaddis photographs consist of black and white photographs taken by Steve Gaddis in the early 1980s, primarily in areas of downtown Durham between Brightleaf Square and American Tobacco Campus. The Liggett and Myers factory is particularly well represented, as are the restaurants and shops along Main Street.

Dates: circa 1980-1984