Description: The News & Observer Tobacco Edition. 1896. A twenty-five year retrospective of the incorporated history of Durham, based on reminiscenses of the 'fathers of Durham tobacco': W.T. Blackwell, Washington Duke, Julian S. Carr, and B.L. Duke. Pictured on the front page of this section are buildings made possible by the wealth of these men and others: Hotel Carr-o-lina (Carr); Trinity College (Duke); and Watts Hospital (George W. Watts).
Subjects: Tobacco industry; Duke, Washington, 1820-1905; W.T. Blackwell & Co.; Carr, Julian Shakespeare, 1845-1924; Duke, B.L.; Trinity College (Durham, N.C.); Watts Hospital (Durham, N.C.); News and observer (Raleigh, N.C.).
Source: Archives & History, Neg.#N.76.6.76