Citizens' associations -- North Carolina -- Durham
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
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).
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 Old North Durham Neighborhood Association records are primarily documents produced by the Association's board from 1990 to 1992, including letters to the community, newsletters, and meeting minutes. There are also photographs from a neighborhood cookout in April 1991 and materials from when the Association applied for a Durham County Open Spaces grant to purchase the North Durham School park in 1992.
The collection documents the association’s neighborhood advocacy and public outreach efforts, particularly the development of its resource-rich website. Research files about the neighborhood and its historic buildings, businesses, and families are also included. Photographs document the neighborhood’s buildings and natural areas, as well as the organization’s activities.
The collection consists of materials documenting the activities of the Triangle Land Conservancy, including special projects, board meeting minutes from 1992 and 1994, general correspondence, and photographs of group trips and activities.
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. Notes from an oral history done with Womble in 2006 are also included in the collection.