Jack Preiss Papers

Jack Preiss (1919-2019) was a Duke professor, Durham city council member, and member of the Board of Commissioners of the Durham Housing Authority. In these roles, he was an advocate for several civic causes, particularly helping low income and special needs people find adequate housing in Durham. This digital collection includes maps, clippings, and informational documents related to housing developments in Durham, as well as correspondence between Preiss and city officials.

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