Civil Rights and Race Relations
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, Theses, Conference Proceedings
The Allen Building Takeover of February 13, 1969 and Its Antecedents at Duke University by Harry L. Jackson.
1969. Unpublished manuscript, Duke University Alumni Publications Office, 80 p.
The Best of Enemies: Race and Redemption in the New South by Osha Gray Davidson.
1996. Scribner, 336 p.
Common Spaces, Separate Lives: Gender and Racial Conflict in the “Capital of the Black Middle Class” by Leslie Brown.
1997. Duke University Ph.D. dissertation, Department of History, printed 2007 by UMI Dissertation Services, 520 p.
Conference on Race Relations—An Attempted Factual Comparative Appraisal of State Services in Education, Health, and Welfare, As Well As of Certain Other Public and Semi-public Agencies in North Carolina: Some Resulting Effects upon Race Relations in the State.July 10, 11, 12, 1944.
NC 305.896 CONFERENCE
North Carolina College for Negroes, Durham, North Carolina, 1944, 26 p.
The Cost of Opportunity: School Desegregation and Changing Race Relations in the Triangle since World War II by Jack Michael McElreath.
NC 379.263 MCELREATH
2002. University of Pennsylvania Ph.D. thesis, Department of History, 593 p.
Durham County: A History of Durham County, North Carolina by Jean Bradley Anderson.
1990. Duke University Press, 611 p.
The Durham Fact-Finding Conference held in Durham, North Carolina April 17, 18 and 19, 1929: Report of the Findings Committee and Digest of Papers on the Following Subjects—Education, Public School Funds, Church, Press, Negro Literature, Cooperative Business, Negro Farmer, Labor, Business, Politics.
NC 305.896 DURHAM
1929. Christian Printing Company, Durham, NC, 52 p.
Keep Your Eyes on the Prize: The Struggle for Civic Equality in Durham, North Carolina, 1954-1963 by Chris D. Howard.
NC 323.119 HOWARD
1983. Duke University honors paper, Department of History, 163 p.
The Lunch Counter Sit-in Demonstrations in Durham, North Carolina by Jesse Boston.
NC 323.119 BOSTON
1975. North Carolina Central University Masters thesis, Department of History, 66 p.
Memoir of a Race Traitor by Mab Segrest.
1994. South End Press, 274 p.
My Years at the North Carolina Fund: An Oral History by George Esser with Rah Bickley.
NC 305.896 ESSER
2007. Published by George Esser and printed by Booksurge, 376 p.
Negro Politics in Four Southern Counties by Robert Lewis Bowman
NC 324.975 BOWMAN
1963. UNC-Chapel Hill Ph.D. thesis, Department of Political Science, 322 p.
Negro Protest and Local Politics in Durham, North Carolina by Allan P. Sindler.
NC 323.119 SINDLER
1965. Case 37 in the Eagleton Institute of Politics Series, 26 p.
A Newspaper History of Race Relations in Durham, North Carolina 1910-1940 by Thomas H. Houck.
NC 305.8 HOUCK
1941. Duke University Masters thesis, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, 193 p.
North Carolina and the Negro edited by Capus M. Waynick, John C. Brooks, and Elsie W. Pitts.
NC 301.451 N
1964. North Carolina Mayors’ Co-operating Committee, p. 63-76 cover the city of Durham.
The Ordeal of Liberalism and Black Nationalism in an American Southern State, 1965-1980 by Devin Fergus.
NC 301.451 FERGUS
2002. Columbia University Ph.D. thesis, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, 378 p.
The Organization and Growth of Black Political Participation in Durham, NC, 1933-1958 by Robert Cannon.
NC 305.896 CANNON
1975. UNC-Chapel Hill Ph.D. thesis, Department of History, printed 2007 by UMI Dissertation Services, 106 p.
Our Separate Ways: Women and the Black Freedom Movement in Durham, North Carolina by Christina Greene.
2005. University of North Carolina Press, 366 p.
A palette, not a portrait: Stories from the life of Nathan Garrett. Garrett, Nathan, 2010.
B GARRETT N
Proceedings of Conference on Race Relations, North Carolina College for Negroes, July 11-13, 1945.
NC 305.896 CONFER
Reported by Capital Stenotype Reporting Service, Washington, D.C., 313 p.
Protest and Policy in Durham, North Carolina by Francis Stevens Reburn.
1970. UNC-Chapel Hill Ph.D. thesis, Department of Political Science, printed 2007 by UMI Dissertation Services, 297 p. NC
The Role of Negro Pressure Groups in Interracial Integration in Durham City, North Carolina by Alphonso Stewart Powe.
NC 323.119 POWE
1954. New York University Ph.D. thesis, Graduate School of Arts and Science, printed 2007 by UMI Dissertation Services, 186 p.
“The Struggle for Freedom Begins Every Morning”: The Durham Committee on Negro Affairs, 1935-1970 by Brandon Kyron Lenzie Winford.
NC 323.119 WINFORD
2007. North Carolina Central University Masters thesis, Department of History, 112 p.
Upbuilding Black Durham: Gender, Class, and Black Community Development in the Jim Crow South by Leslie Brown.
2008. University of North Carolina Press, 451 p.
“We Knew That We Were Right”: The Civil Rights Narratives of Jake Phelps by Jonathan Leiss.
NC 323.092 LEISS
2006. Bennington College senior thesis, 211 p.
An Unlikely Friendship, an In-Focus Production, produced, written, and directed by Diane Bloom..
2002. Filmmakers Library, 43 min
Durham: A Self-portrait by Steve Channing.
2007. Video Dialog, approx. 80 mins. DVD
Durham Civil Rights Heritage Project http://www.durhamcountylibrary.org/dcrhp/index.php
16 oral histories from the Durham Civil Rights Heritage Project are available through the North Carolina Collection librarian.