Historia de Durham y de Carolina del Norte

Silhouette of the Durham skyline

La Colección de Carolina del Norte es una fuente primaria de registros históricos de la ciudad y el condado de Durham, que ofrece una gran cantidad de materiales para ayudar a investigar temas relacionados con Carolina del Norte, así como varias exposiciones en línea. Los fondos de la Fundación de la Biblioteca de Durham ayudan a aumentar y mantener la colección.

Five Points looking east, circa 1916, with the original Durham County Library building in the center.
Five Points en el centro de Durham, alrededor de 1916. El edificio original de la Biblioteca del Condado de Durham está en el centro. De la colección de Carolina del Norte

Eventos especiales

Dr. Aaron McDuffie Moore - Library Fest Adult program NC History

Tuesday, April 06, 2021 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Virtual Events (Zoom Meeting Room)

Join us to hear from author Blake Hill-Saya about her recent book Aaron McDuffie Moore: An African American Physician, Educator, and Founder of Durham's Black Wall Street (UNC Press, 2020). Ms. Hill-Saya will be joined in discussion with local historian Eddie Davis and Ms. Eileen Watts Welch, President of the Durham Colored Library, Inc. The conversation will focus on Dr. Moore’s considerable impact on education.Book cover

Ages: Adult

Registration required

History in the Making

Wednesday, April 07, 2021 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Virtual Events (Zoom Meeting Room)

When you saw art popping up in Downtown Durham, did you know you were walking the path of history? What makes a moment historical? Join us for an examination of the Racial Justice movement through images created and preserved here in Durham. Panelists will include Angela Lee, Saif Wideman, and Marcella Camara, in conversation with moderator Jerry Gershenhorn, NCCU professor of History.NCC2NCC1

Ages: Teen, Adult

Registration required

Who was Addy Walker? - (children's program)

Thursday, April 08, 2021 • 10:00am - 10:30am

Virtual Events (Zoom Room)

Join Ms. Olivia for a pre-recorded book talk on Meet Addy, a short historical fiction novel by Connie Porter and featured in the original American Girl Doll series. Immediately after, take a virtual tour of Historic Stagville, where Addy and her family lived and toiled with almost 900 other enslaved African Americans.meet addy

Ages: Elementary School

Eventos anteriores

Dr. Aaron McDuffie Moore - Library Fest Adult program NC History

Tuesday, April 06, 2021 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Virtual Events

Join us to hear from author Blake Hill-Saya about her recent book Aaron McDuffie Moore: An African American Physician, Educator, and Founder of Durham's Black Wall Street (UNC Press, 2020). Ms. Hill-Saya will be joined in discussion with local historian Eddie Davis and Ms. Eileen Watts Welch, President of the Durham Colored Library, Inc. The conversation will focus on Dr. Moore’s considerable impact on education.Book cover

Ages: Adult

History in the Making

Wednesday, April 07, 2021 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm

Virtual Events

When you saw art popping up in Downtown Durham, did you know you were walking the path of history? What makes a moment historical? Join us for an examination of the Racial Justice movement through images created and preserved here in Durham. Panelists will include Angela Lee, Saif Wideman, and Marcella Camara, in conversation with moderator Jerry Gershenhorn, NCCU professor of History.NCC2NCC1

Ages: Teen, Adult

Who was Addy Walker? - (children's program)

Thursday, April 08, 2021 • 10:00am - 10:30am

Virtual Events

Join Ms. Olivia for a pre-recorded book talk on Meet Addy, a short historical fiction novel by Connie Porter and featured in the original American Girl Doll series. Immediately after, take a virtual tour of Historic Stagville, where Addy and her family lived and toiled with almost 900 other enslaved African Americans.meet addy

Ages: Elementary School