Supporters of Durham 150: Issue #16

Welcome to the Supporters of Durham 150 newsletter, designed to keep those interested in Durham’s sesquicentennial updated on all the planning activities surrounding the yearlong commemoration. Celebrate the Diversity of the Durham Latinx Community Over the last few years, Durham’s Latinx population has rapidly grown and made a positive, immediate… Read More

Durham’s Latino Media

In October of 1997, The Herald-Sun featured a series of articles over six days called “New Faces, new voices” or “Nuevas caras, nuevas voces.” This series, written by Miriam Stawowy, was one of the first major introductions of Durham’s “new Hispanic neighbors” to the rest of the community. Stawowy examined topics such… Read More

Supporters of Durham 150: #15

Welcome to the Supporters of Durham 150 newsletter, designed to keep those interested in Durham’s sesquicentennial updated on all the planning activities surrounding the yearlong commemoration. Closing Ceremony Tickets on Sale In case you missed it, tickets for the Durham 150 Closing Ceremony Presented by Duke University and Duke Health… Read More

Supporters of Durham 150: Issue #14

Welcome to the Supporters of Durham 150 newsletter, designed to keep those interested in Durham’s sesquicentennial updated on all the planning activities surrounding the yearlong commemoration.   Durham 150 Closing Ceremony: Tickets on Sale this Week! As we teased last week, we’re thrilled to formally announce that the Durham 150… Read More

“S.E. Rochelle” Exhibit Opening Recap

On Friday, August 9th, we celebrated the opening of our final community curated exhibit, S.E. Rochelle, which examines the life of Sidney Edgar “S.E.” Rochelle (1878-1960)– a veteran, an entrepreneur and motorcycle enthusiast born and raised in Durham, NC. Attendees were able to see some vintage motorcycles courtesy of the… Read More

Supporters of Durham 150: Issue #13

Welcome to the Supporters of Durham 150 newsletter, designed to keep those interested in Durham’s sesquicentennial updated on all the planning activities surrounding the yearlong commemoration.   Save the Date(s)!  We’re more than halfway through Durham’s sesquicentennial year and are well on our way to highlighting more than… Read More

Tell Us Who We Left Out: Jeanne Hopkins Lucas

As part of programming for Durham 150, MoDH reflects on the contributions of a diverse group of 150 individuals, living and deceased, throughout Durham’s rich history. With a photo and caption for every individual, the exhibit 150 Faces of Durham features a selection of familiar and lesser known faces from Bull City’s past… Read More

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