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Community life -- North Carolina -- Durham

 Subject
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

1938 Scarboro's Grocery receipt

 Collection
Identifier: NCC-0244
Scope and Contents

The collection contains a receipt listing 13 items purchased by Willis Holloway on May 21, 1938 from Scarboro's Grocery at 1000 9th Street. The preprinted text on the reverse of the receipt illustrates the credit policy by which grocery customers were able to be billed for food purchases in the 1930s.

Dates: 1938

Cranford Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: NCC-0024
Scope and Contents The Cranford Family Papers span the years of circa 1936-2013, with most of the material dating from 1942-2000. The collection consists of a variety of materials including correspondence, family history and documents, writings, speeches, three scrapbooks and many photographs. The collection also contains notes and documents relating to friends and acquaintances of the Cranfords who were notable Durham community members. Of particular interest in this collection is a series of letters between...
Dates: circa 1936-2013

Dallas W. Newsom and Dorothy Newsom Rankin Family papers

 Collection
Identifier: NCC-0124
Scope and Contents

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.

Dates: 1892-1998, 2008

Jack Preiss papers

 Collection
Identifier: NCC-0146
Scope and Contents The Jack Preiss Papers include materials related to Preiss's involvement in the Durham community, including his city council stint from 1965-1969 and his low-income housing development work through the Durham Housing Authority and the non-profit corporation he founded, New Directions for Downtown, Inc. Most of the collection is correspondence, meeting minutes, and research notes that Preiss kept from the various organizations he was involved in. It also includes newspaper clippings related...
Dates: 1963-2011, undated

Yusuf Salim collection

 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

Southern Living photographs

 Collection
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

Billy Stevens papers

 Collection
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

Thomas Womble photographs and oral history

 Collection
Identifier: NCC-0197
Scope and Contents

This collection includes photographs taken at the Lyon Park Community Center and at "We Are West End" reunions in the 1990s and photographs of Elite Club teams from Lyon Park, including the softball and baseball teams from the 1940s and 1950s. There is also a folder of materials relating to the history of Lyon Park School that date from 2003, when the Community Family Life Center at Lyon Park opened. An oral history done with Womble in 2006 is also included in the collection.

Dates: 1943 - 2006