Category: History

A New Friend in the Story Room

The Museum of Durham History just installed a great new piece of technology that is intended for the recording of oral histories up to 30 minutes long! Similar to our Video Story Kiosk, the purpose of this audio-dedicated device is to document the experiences of all Durhamites and visitors who… Read More

Royal Ice Cream Sit-In Commemoration

We had such a wonderful evening honoring the legacy of the Royal Ice Cream seven who bravely challenged segregation through the 1957 sit-in. We are so grateful to have had sit-in participants Mary Clyburn Hooks and Virginia Williams share their stories as well as to hear from Floyd McKissick, Jr. Read More

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