Thomas Womble Papers

Thomas Womble (1925-2011) was a native of the West End neighborhood of Durham. He was one of the most accomplished athletes in the history of Hillside High School and eventually went on to play for several baseball teams in the Negro Leagues. This digital collection includes photographs taken at the Lyon Park Community Center and at "We Are West End" reunions in the 1990s, photographs of Elite Club baseball and softball teams from Lyon Park, and historical documents related to Lyon Park.

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