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City Directories and Telephone Books
The Perkins Library System has telephone directories and city directories throughout the twentieth century. Ask at the Perkins Research Services Desk.
Online home for materials presented by the North Carolina Digital Heritage Center.
- Open Durham
An archive/inventory of information about people, places, and history in Durham, NC. It grew out of the blog "Endangered Durham."
- Durham Civil Rights Heritage Project
The project's main focus has been to collect photographs depicting the movement in Durham. Oral histories of Durham's civil rights era have also been gathered by the project.
- Digital Durham
Provides a wide range of manuscript and printed materials from the 1870s through the 1920s with which to investigate the economic, social, cultural, and political history of post-bellum Durham.