Church Fan Collection, 1900s-1950s - Sixteen early-twentieth-century hand-held church fans from Saint Joseph's AME Church in Durham depicting biblical and devotional scenes and displaying advertisements for local businesses (some owned by African Americans).
John Avery Boys Club records, 1939-1971 - Collection comprises organizational records (48 items), primarily budget documents, but also including some letters, board meeting minutes, meeting agendas, and memoranda, dating 1939-1946.
Leroy T. Walker Africa News Service Archive, 1952-1988 - News service founded in Durham, N.C., in 1973. Resource files of newspaper clippings, articles, press releases, reports, and other printed materials assembled by the Africa News Service, an organization devoted to distributing information on current events in Africa.
Lincoln Hospital Records, 1901-1988 - Lincoln Hospital was a Durham hospital established in 1901 by Dr. Aaron Moore, Dr. Stanford Warren and John Merrick to serve African Americans in the area. The Lincoln Hospital Records primarily comprise the institution's administrative and medical files.
Sam Reed papers 1973-2001 - Collection pertains to Reed's political and community activism, the civil rights movement, and race and labor relations issues in the South. Consists of the records of the Durham, N.C. organization founded by Reed, Trumpet of Conscience, and a run of the newsletter of the same name, 1987-2000. Trumpet of Conscience editions are available online here.