Note: This Scrapbook compiled by Elna B. Spaulding details personal accomplishments and work with the Women-In-Action for the Prevention of Violence and Its Causes organization, which was founded in 1968 that worked for women’s rights. Spaulding was an activist for civil rights for minorities and women and had a notable career in local politics.
Note: "This little book presents views showing property owned and controlled exclusively by Negroes in the city of Durham, N.C. ..."--Introd. (p. 1), signed: Oliver B. Quick. Published to display the progress of African Americans in Durham
The North Carolina Self-Portrait Photography Collection includes copy negatives, contact sheets, prints, information sheets, agreements, and voice recordings created as part of the North Carolina Self-Portrait Project, undertaken to build an archive of images and other materials documenting the experiences of African American families in the South.
Note: Authored by lawyer, activist, gender equality advocate, and author Pauli Murray, this biography memoir chronicles Murray’s upbringing in Durham as a descendant of the Fitzgerald family. In 1977 Murray became the first African American woman to be appointed a priest in the Episcopal church.
Note: Collection of 16 fans distributed to congregation members of the St. Joseph African Methodist Episcopal Church founded in Durham, N.C., in 1869 and one of the oldest African American churches in Durham.