Timeline of Durham, North Carolina

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The following is a timeline of the history of the city of Durham, North Carolina, USA.

19th century[edit]

20th century[edit]

21st century[edit]

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  1. ^ a b c Federal Writers’ Project 1939, p. 567: "Chronology"
  2. ^ a b Federal Writers’ Project 1939: "Durham"
  3. ^ Brown 2009.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l Anderson 2011.
  5. ^ Scholl Center for American History and Culture. "North Carolina: Individual County Chronologies". Atlas of Historical County Boundaries. Chicago: Newberry Library. Retrieved June 23, 2015.
  6. ^ Durden 1975.
  7. ^ "Durham/Chapel Hill, North Carolina". Encyclopedia of Southern Jewish Communities. Jackson, Mississippi: Goldring / Woldenberg Institute of Southern Jewish Life. Retrieved June 23, 2015.
  8. ^ a b Gary Kueber (ed.). "Open Durham". Retrieved June 23, 2015.
  9. ^ a b c d e f "US Newspaper Directory". Chronicling America. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress. Retrieved June 23, 2015.
  10. ^ a b c d e Durham County Library. "North Carolina Collection: Papers of Local Individuals & Organizations". Durham County. Retrieved June 23, 2015.
  11. ^ a b c d e "Timeline of North Carolina History". NCpedia. State Library of North Carolina.
  12. ^ a b Durham County Library (2011). "The Times (timeline)". The Women Who Ran the Schools: The Jeanes Teachers and Durham County's Rural Black Schools. North Carolina Collection: Exhibits.
  13. ^ Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library. "African Americans in Durham". Franklin Research Center Collections and Guides. Duke University. Retrieved September 21, 2016.
  14. ^ a b c d Pluralism Project. "Durham, NC". Directory of Religious Centers. Harvard University. Retrieved June 23, 2015.
  15. ^ a b c d "Movie Theaters in Durham, NC". CinemaTreasures.org. Los Angeles: Cinema Treasures LLC. Retrieved June 23, 2015.
  16. ^ a b "African American newspapers in North Carolina". Research Guides for North Carolina. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries. Retrieved June 23, 2015.
  17. ^ a b "Manuscript and Archives Reference System". State Archives of North Carolina. Retrieved June 23, 2015.
  18. ^ a b c d e f "Timeline of Duke University History". Duke University Libraries. Retrieved June 23, 2015.
  19. ^ a b c Mike Tigas and Sisi Wei (ed.). "Durham, North Carolina". Nonprofit Explorer. New York: ProPublica. Retrieved June 23, 2015.
  20. ^ Jack Alicoate, ed. (1939), "Standard Broadcasting Stations of the United States: North Carolina", Radio Annual, New York: Radio Daily, OCLC 2459636
  21. ^ Charles A. Alicoate, ed. (1960), "Television Stations: North Carolina", Radio Annual and Television Year Book, New York: Radio Daily Corp., OCLC 10512206
  22. ^ "Collections & Exhibits". Digital NC. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina Digital Heritage Center. Retrieved June 23, 2015.
  23. ^ a b American Association for State and Local History (2002). "North Carolina". Directory of Historical Organizations in the United States and Canada (15th ed.). ISBN 0759100020.
  24. ^ a b c Greene 1996.
  25. ^ "City of Durham, North Carolina". Archived from the original on February 1997 – via Internet Archive, Wayback Machine.
  26. ^ "Profile of General Demographic Characteristics: 2000". Durham city, North Carolina QuickLinks. State & County QuickFacts. US Census Bureau.
  27. ^ Civic Impulse, LLC. "Members of Congress". GovTrack. Washington, D.C. Retrieved June 23, 2015.
  28. ^ "Durham (city), North Carolina". State & County QuickFacts. U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on June 22, 2015. Retrieved June 23, 2015.


Published in the 20th century
  • W. E. B. Du Bois (1912). "Upbuilding of Black Durham: The Success of the Negroes and their Value to a Tolerant and Helpful Southern City". The World's Work. 23. hdl:2027/hvd.32044092798693.
  • Story of Durham: City of the New South, William Boyd (1925)
  • Durham, NC: A Center of Education and Industry (1926)
  • Federal Writers’ Project (1939). "Durham". North Carolina: A Guide to the Old North State. American Guide Series. p. 169+ – via Open Library.. + Chronology
  • Robert Franklin Durden (1975). The Dukes of Durham, 1865-1929. Duke University Press. ISBN 0-8223-0330-2.
  • Durham: A Pictorial History, by Joel Kostyu (1978)
  • Ory Mazar Nergal, ed. (1980), "Durham, NC", Encyclopedia of American Cities, New York: E.P. Dutton, OL 4120668M
  • Durham Architectural and Historic Inventory. Published by the City of Durham (1982)
  • Christina Greene (1996). "'In the Best Interest of the Total Community'?: Women-in-Action and the Problems of Building Interracial, Cross-Class Alliances in Durham, North Carolina, 1968-1975". Frontiers: A Journal of Women Studies. 16 (2/3): 190–217. doi:10.2307/3346808. JSTOR 3346808.
Published in the 21st century

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