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Jackson explores Durham County, which is home to the state's fourth largest city. Once a center for tobacco and textiles, the county now looks to biotechnology and tourism to fuel its economic base. Among places to visit are Duke University, Sarah P. Duke Gardens, The Regulator Bookshop, and Elmos Diner.
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Our State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 75 Issue 6, Nov 2007, p186-188, 190, 192, il Periodical Website
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18282
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Continuing his travels around the state, Goerch describes the things of interest he found in Durham County. He states \"that Durham County can well afford to brag about other things besides its tobacco industry and Duke University.\" For example, at Bennett Place General Johnston surrendered all Confederate forces to General Sherman in 1865, and the Judge Duncan Cameron home was built in 1805 and has remained in the family ever since.
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The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 9 Issue 9, Aug 1941, p3-6, 26-28, il
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23952
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The North Carolina Gay and Lesbian Film Festival reached its 20th anniversary in August. The author presents the checkered beginnings and developments of the Film Festival over the years.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 31, August 2015, p14-15, il Periodical Website
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23969
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PickleFest in Durham brings a wealth of sour tastes to the city: Pickled Pepper Sour Beer, Bamboo Pickles, and much more.
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23966
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The author reviews the 2015 American Dance Festival, providing highlights from the year's event.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 30, August 2015, p16-17, il Periodical Website
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The Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University opened only ten years ago in 2005, but it has become a world-class museum. Exhibits like the 2007 show, \"Between Past and Future: New Photography and Video from China\" and the 2008 show \"El Greco to Velazquez: Art During the reign of Philip III\" gained national attention and awards, bringing acclaim to the academic museum.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 40, October 2015, p17-19, 21, il Periodical Website
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24739
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Duke University’s “From the Archives” series pairs musicians and composers with archival materials stored in Duke’s Rubenstein Manuscript and Rare Book Library. Over the past year, North Carolina band Hiss Golden Messenger, has created an album to bring to life the images found in William Gedney’s photograph collection. The collection inspired a new stage show in addition to the new album, both entitled Heart Like a Levee.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 46, November 2015, p21-22, il, por Periodical Website
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24738
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NC Comicon began in Durham in 2010 and has grown from a small comic book show to a large convention in just five years. As the convention has grown, so has its organizers, who have learned how to support area comics retailers rather than see them as competition.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 46, November 2015, p17-19, il Periodical Website
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In 2010, Greg Lowenhagen started the Hopscotch Music Festival, which takes place in downtown Raleigh annually. Cicely Mitchell wanted to implement a similar concept in Durham, and in 2014 held the first Art of Cool Fest. Both of these music festivals highlight North Carolina musicians, bring people together, and boost the economy in two of the Triangle’s urban spaces.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 46, November 2015, p16-17, il, por Periodical Website
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24762
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Formerly an Asheville music festival, Moogfest relocated to Durham in 2015. In late 2015, festival organizers announced the roster of over 100 acts for the May 2016 event and the two dozen venues. Many are hopeful that the festival will utilize the Durham downtown while maintaining the character of the festival.
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Indy Week (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57), Vol. 32 Issue 49, December 2015, p26-27, il, por Periodical Website
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28003
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An old school house has become an outlet for vision, hope, and music. Jay Miller renovated the former Murphey School in Durham County to be used as a place for nonprofits to gather and music to be played. The school’s history is detailed and its current renovation is detailed. The old school building is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 27 Issue 33, August 2010, p32-33 Periodical Website
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28252
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Erick Daniels was sent to prison based on the shape of his eyebrows. Daniels is serving a ten year sentence for allegedly robbing Ruth Brown using a firearm. Daniels has maintained his innocence and there is much evidence to support his claims and more than enough evidence to constitute reasonable doubt. The questionable handling and investigation of Daniels case is detailed, along with interviews by Daniels, his mother, lawyers, and others familiar with the case.
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Independent Weekly (NoCar Oversize AP 2 .I57 [volumes 13 - 23 on microfilm]), Vol. 24 Issue 21, May 2007, p16-23 Periodical Website
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35439
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Designing correctional facilities is a complex business, according to author Elizabeth Cozart. Aiding in the understanding of their complex design considerations was a discussion of factors such as security, budget, time frame, and appearance. Included were examples of correctional facilities from Henderson, Rowan, and Durham counties.
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North Carolina Architecture (NoCar NA 730 N8 N67x), Vol. 45 Issue 2, 1997, p10-20
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35919
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April was known for two Durham County anniversaries, one being the 116th anniversary of General Joseph Johnston’s surrender to General William Sherman. The latter event appears to have generated only loss, but the author proved otherwise. Noted was Union soldiers camping near Bennett Place planted a seed of demand for its bright leaf tobacco. Wealth generated from the demand yielded the relocation of Trinity College to Durham. From an endowment by James B. Duke came the transformation of Trinity College into Duke University.
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Tar Heel (NoCar F 251 T37x), Vol. 9 Issue 4, Apr 1981, p64
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38152
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After an increasing number of sportspeople became concerned with their wildlife conservation programs, they formed the North Carolina Wildlife Federation. The Durham County Wildlife Club in particular has been extremely active and achieved much since their formation in 1945.