African Americans In Durham
Books with “NC” at the front of the call number are found only in the NC Room. Those without “NC” have at least one circulating copy.
Books - Fiction
Move over, Mountain. Ehle, John. 1957
F EHLE J
Preacha' Man: A Story of a Man Torn between the Love of His Life and His Love for God: A Novel. Kenney, Carl. 2004
F KENNEY, C.
These Same Long Bones. Parker, Gwendolyn M. 1994
F PARKER, G.
Books – Biography and Memoir
Hayti Police: memoirs of a former Durham police officer. Thompson, Marshall. 1997
NC 363.22 THOMPSON
How God changed my life: a journey of discovery.Harris, David. 1997
NC B HARRIS, D.
I walked the sloping hills: A Memoir. Brown, Walter Matthew. 2010
B BROWN W
John Merrick: a biographical sketch. Andrews, Robert McCants. 1920
B MERRICK, J.
Mary, wayfarer: an autobiography. Mebane, Mary E. 1983 , 1999
B MEBANE, M
Mary. Mebane, Mary E. 1981, 1999
NC B MEBANE, M.
A palette, not a portrait: Stories from the life of Nathan Garrett. Garrett, Nathan, 2010.
B GARRETT N
Proud shoes: the story of an American family. Murray, Pauli. 1999, 1956
Whites did, Black do. Fowler, W. C. (Wyatt Camblyn). 1999
NC B FOWLER, W.
Books – Durham Histories
The cost of opportunity: school desegregation and changing race relations in the Triangle since World War II. McElreath, Jack Michael. 2002
NC 379.263 MCELREATH
The Dukes of Durham, 1865-1929. Durden, Robert Franklin. 1975
Durham and her people: combining history and who's who in Durham of 1949 and 1950. Dula, W.C. and A.C. Simpson, eds. 1951
NC 920 DURH
The end of an era. Jones, Dorothy Phelps. 2001
NC 975.6563 JONES
A historical study of Stanford L. Warren Branch of the Durham Public Library, (1955 through 1990). McCoy, Earnestine C. 1994
NC 027.756 MCCOY
The North Carolina Mutual story: a symbol of progress, 1898-1970. Kennedy, William Jesse. 1970
NC 368.32 KENNEDY
Serving the African American population in Durham County, North Carolina: a history of the Bragtown Branch Library. Dickey, Ellen Elizabeth. 1993
NC OFFICE 027.4756 DICKEY
Books – African-American Histories
The best of enemies: race and redemption in the New South. Davidson, Osha Gray. 1996
Black business in the new south: a social history of the North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance Company. Weare, Walter B. 1973, 1993
Crest St. community stories.Duke University Center for Documentary Studies. 1998
NC 975.6563 CRES
Keep your eyes on the prize: the black struggle for civic equality in Durham, North Carolina, 1954-1963. Howard, Chris D. 1983
NC 323.119 HOWARD
Milestones along the color line: a souvenir of Durham, N.C., showing the progress of a race. Quick, Oliver B. 1922
NC OFFICE 720.975 Q
A newspaper history of race relations in Durham, North Carolina, 1910-1940.Houck, Thomas H. 1941
NC OFFICE 305.8 HOUCK
Our separate ways: women and the Black Freedom Movement in Durham, North Carolina. Greene, Christina. 2005
Upbuilding Black Durham: gender, class, and black community development in the Jim Crow South. Brown, Leslie. 2008
Negro Durham marches on. Videocassette of 16mm film made in the 1950's. Story written by Mabel Lawrence. Narrated by Harry Hennessy. 1989