R. N. Harris

Abstract/Description: First Black person elected to Durham City Council. Mr. Harris was elected to the council in 1953. He was also the first black appointed to the school board, in 1958. The man in the center back of the picture in the light suit is George Watts Carr, Junior.
Subject(s): Durham County (N.C.)
African Americans -- North Carolina -- Durham -- 20th century
Date Created: 1950s