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Durham (N.C.) -- Social life and customs

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

George W. Burch family papers

 Collection
Identifier: NCC-0015
Abstract

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

Dates: 1884 - 1899

Delta Sigma Theta, Durham Alumnae Chapter records

 Collection
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
Identifier: NCC-0253
Scope and Contents

Benjamin N. Duke's calling card exemplifies one category of stationery a wealthy American used to announce their presence, record a visit, request a meeting, or accompany a gift.

Dates: ca. 1890s

Durham Civic Association membership application card

 Collection
Identifier: NCC-0254
Scope and Contents

The collection consists solely of a membership application card from the Durham Civic Association listing cost of memberships (annual $1, sustaining $5, life $50), to whom to apply, and the officers (president Mrs. T.D. Jones, vice-president Mrs. I.F. Hill, secretary Mrs. G.C. White, treasurer Mrs. S. W. Tucker).

Dates: ca. 1900s to 1910s

East Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Association records

 Collection
Identifier: NCC-0072
Scope and Contents

The East Cedar Grove Missionary Baptist Association Records consists of correspondence, minutes, roll books, yearbooks, booklets, bulletins, calendars, programs, and photographs that document the events, finances, history, and meetings of an organization of Missionary Baptist churches in Durham, Granville, Orange, Person, and Wake Counties in central North Carolina.

Dates: 1918 - 2014

Laura Valinda Watts memorial program

 Collection
Identifier: NCC-0261
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of a sixteen-page booklet with a tied thread binding from a memorial program for Laura Valinda Watts. The booklet includes a glossy photo page with an overlay page of tissue or vellum and measures 6.5 by 9.5 inches.

Dates: ca. 1915

Mary Elliott photographs

 Collection
Identifier: NCC-0075
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1910s-1979

Pocket Theatre records

 Collection
Identifier: NCC-0140
Scope and Contents

The bulk of the collection documents the plays performed by Pocket Theatre in the late 1970s. Other topics include correspondence, special events, and scripts that may not have been performed by Pocket Theatre, primarily written by Rebecca Ranson. Materials include newspaper clippings, posters and flyers, press releases, set sketches, handwritten notes, photographs, negatives, and slides. Materials are arranged in alphabetical order within each series.

Dates: 1969 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1975 - 1979

Rawls Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: NCC-0274
Content Description The collection consists of family papers digitized by the donor between 2007 to 2011, approximately half of which are jpeg files of family photographs from the late 1800's to approximately 1960, as well as Adobe Acrobat pdf files of genealogical summaries for the ancestors of Harriet Hickok Holman and the ancestors and descendants of Quinton Edward Rawls. Also included are death certificates, newspaper articles, obituaries, Maplewood Cemetery gravestone photographs, street details from 1913...
Dates: 1872 - 2003

Vivian Carr Rowe scrapbook

 Collection
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