Durham Centennial Scrapbook

Title: Durham Centennial Scrapbook
Inclusive Dates: 1953
Extent of Materials: 1 box
Location: Cupboard #21
Donor: Durham Chamber of Commerce
Description: 1 scrapbook prepared by Durham Chamber of Commerce to commemorate the Durham Centennial of 1953. Contents relate to the celebrations.
Subject Headings: Durham, NC—Centennial celebrations, etc.
Scope and Content: The Durham Centennial 1953 Scrapbook, spanning from February 9, 1952 to March 2, 1955, includes newspaper clippings, a program and schedule of events, memorabilia, and meeting minutes from the Durham Centennial and Historical Commission. The celebration occurred April 26 through May 2, 1953 and included parades, a ball, performances, agricultural displays, and various other events.
Related Materials: Black History Exhibit for Durham County Centennial