North Carolina -- Durham County -- Public Interest -- Societies
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Meeting minutes, administrative and financial materials, correspondence, and clippings document the activities of the Durham Council on Alcoholism from its founding in 1958 through 1988, although the bulk of materials date from the 1970s through the early 1980s. A small number of photographs of the organization’s leadership is included.
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 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.