Durham County Library and St. Joseph’s Historic Foundation will host a program commemorating Durham’s May 1963 civil rights activities. The event, entitled “Just Friends You Never Knew: A Personal and Historical Glance at Durham’s Integration of Public Facilities,” will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 18, at Hayti Heritage Center, 804 Old Fayetteville St.
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Durham County Library will host North Carolina author Annette Dunlap as she shares her experiences growing up with a father who gambled and how she came to terms with his addiction. Dunlap will discuss the surprising information she encountered while researching her book. The public is invited to bring a lunch and join this presentation and discussion about forgiveness, healing and hope. The program will take place at noon on Wednesday, May 8 at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
Durham County Library will host the NC Department of Cultural Resources exhibit, Freedom, Sacrifice, and Memory: Civil War Sesquicentennial Photography from May 5-May 29, 2013. Dr. Freddie Parker, former chair of the North Carolina Central History Department and scholar of North Carolina history, will present a lecture on the Civil War in North Carolina for the opening of the exhibit at 7 p.m. on Monday, May 6 at the Main Library, 300 N. Roxboro St.
Durham County Library will host recently retired Downtown Durham, Inc. president, Bill Kalkhof, as he leads a discussion and celebration of the organization’s 20th year. Kalkhof will be joined in an up-close and personal conversation by Andrew “Andy” Widmark, early downtown developer, and Michael Goodmon, Vice President of real estate for Capitol Broadcasting Company, which owns the American Tobacco campus.
The Civilian Conservation Corps, one of the most popular New Deal programs, put three million young men to work restoring America’s forests, parks and waterways. This spring marks the 80th anniversary of its creation.