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Segregation Protests and the Integration of Restaurants in Durham

In Durham, before 1960, according to local custom and a city ordinance, it was illegal for blacks to dine with whites in public. Click to read about the protests that helped change that.

From the State Archives: the Conductor, the Flag, and Sherman

Photographs are moments of time captured in a tangible form. This photo from the Civil War provides a window back into the story of Raleigh's surrender to the Union.

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