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Collection Number: 04444

Collection Title: Josephine Clement Papers, 1937-1998

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Size About 8,000 items (17.5 linear feet)
Abstract Josephine Dobbs Clement (1919-1998) was raised in Atlanta, Ga., and received her B.S. degree from Spelman College in 1937. She received her M.A. degree from Columbia University the following year. In the late 1940s, she moved with her husband, William A. Clement, to Durham, N.C., where she was active in civic affairs and in Durham and North Carolina politics. Her activities included co-chairing the successful gubernatorial campaigns of Democrat James Hunt's in Durham County in 1980 and 1984. The collection includes correspondence relating to Josephine Clement's work with a variety of business and civic organizations in Durham, N.C., and Durham County, N.C., including the Durham City Board of Education; the Durham County Board of Commissioners; the North Carolina Democratic Party, especially on James Hunt's 1980 and 1984 gubernatorial campaigns; and the White Rock Baptist Church. There are also letters and other materials pertaining to Clement's personal life and to the lives and civic work of her husband, William A. Clement, and their children, including William A. Clement, Jr. Also included are materials relating to other Dobbs, Jackson, and Clement family members, among them Mattiwilda Dobbs, June Dobbs Butts, and Maynard H. Jackson.
Creator Clement, Josephine.
Language English.
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Restrictions to Access
No restrictions. Open for research.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Provenance
Received from Josephine Clement of Durham, N.C., in May 1986, November 1987, July 1989, July 1990, May 1991, December 1993, and May 1996 (Acc. 96071), and from William L. Clement of Atlanta, Ga., in June 1998 (Acc. 98150) and October 1998 (Acc. 98212).
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Josephine Dobbs Clement (1918-1998) was one of six daughters born to Irene Ophelia Thompson Dobbs and John Wesley Dobbs. Her father was a prominent Atlanta, Ga., businessman. Clement received her B.S. degree from Spelman College in 1937 and her M.A. from Columbia University the following year. During the late 1940s, she moved with her husband, William A. Clement, to Durham, N.C., where she was active in civic affairs and in Durham and North Carolina politics. She served as a member of the Durham Library Board and was active as an organizer for the Democratic Party in Durham County. Her activities also included co-chairing Governor James Hunt's political campaigns in Durham County in 1980 and 1984 and serving as a member and, from 1978, the first African-American chair of the Durham City Board of Education. She was elected to the Durham County Board of Commissioners in 1984 and served three terms, retiring in 1990.

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The collection includes correspondence relating to African American civic leader and politician Josephine Clement's work with a variety of business and civic organizations in Durham, N.C., and Durham County, N.C., including the Durham City Board of Education; the Durham County Board of Commissioners; the North Carolina Democratic Party, especially on James Hunt's 1980 and 1984 gubernatorial campaigns; and the White Rock Baptist Church. There are also letters and other materials pertaining to Clement's personal life and to the lives and civic work of her husband, William A. Clement, and their children, including William A. Clement, Jr. Also included are materials relating to other Dobbs, Jackson, and Clement family members, among them Mattiwilda Dobbs, June Dobbs Butts, and Maynard H. Jackson.

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Contents list

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 1. Professional Papers, 1937-1996.

About 7,500 items.

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.1. Correspondence, 1937-1996.

About 3500 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Correspondence pertaining to Josephine Clement's professional and political activities.

Durham City Board of Education materials include items concerning financial matters, attendance policies, school security, personnel issues, achievement testing, and other education issues and operations of the school system in Durham, N.C. (See also series 1.2.)

Durham County Board of Commissioners materials include proposals to expand Research Triangle Park and items relating to the construction of the Durham Bulls Athletic Park, to the development of the Treyburn community, to sewage and water quality, and to overcrowding and security in the Durham County Jail. (See also series 1.3.)

There is also a significant amount of correspondence relating to Clement's work with several universities and with civic and charitable organizations, including the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation. (See also series 1.4.)

Folder 1

1937-1959 #04444, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1937-1996. " Folder 1

Folder 2

1973-1977 #04444, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1937-1996. " Folder 2

Folder 3-5

Folder 3

Folder 4

Folder 5

1978 #04444, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1937-1996. " Folder 3-5

Folder 6-13

Folder 6

Folder 7

Folder 8

Folder 9

Folder 10

Folder 11

Folder 12

Folder 13

1979 #04444, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1937-1996. " Folder 6-13

Folder 14-17

Folder 14

Folder 15

Folder 16

Folder 17

1980 #04444, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1937-1996. " Folder 14-17

Folder 18-23

Folder 18

Folder 19

Folder 20

Folder 21

Folder 22

Folder 23

1981 #04444, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1937-1996. " Folder 18-23

Folder 24-29

Folder 24

Folder 25

Folder 26

Folder 27

Folder 28

Folder 29

1982 #04444, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1937-1996. " Folder 24-29

Folder 30-35

Folder 30

Folder 31

Folder 32

Folder 33

Folder 34

Folder 35

1983 #04444, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1937-1996. " Folder 30-35

Folder 36-45

Folder 36

Folder 37

Folder 38

Folder 39

Folder 40

Folder 41

Folder 42

Folder 43

Folder 44

Folder 45

1984 #04444, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1937-1996. " Folder 36-45

Folder 46-47

Folder 46

Folder 47

1985 #04444, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1937-1996. " Folder 46-47

Folder 48-53

Folder 48

Folder 49

Folder 50

Folder 51

Folder 52

Folder 53

1986 #04444, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1937-1996. " Folder 48-53

Folder 54-65

Folder 54

Folder 55

Folder 56

Folder 57

Folder 58

Folder 59

Folder 60

Folder 61

Folder 62

Folder 63

Folder 64

Folder 65

1987 #04444, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1937-1996. " Folder 54-65

Folder 66-87

Folder 66

Folder 67

Folder 68

Folder 69

Folder 70

Folder 71

Folder 72

Folder 73

Folder 74

Folder 75

Folder 76

Folder 77

Folder 78

Folder 79

Folder 80

Folder 81

Folder 82

Folder 83

Folder 84

Folder 85

Folder 86

Folder 87

1988 #04444, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1937-1996. " Folder 66-87

Folder 88-111

Folder 88

Folder 89

Folder 90

Folder 91

Folder 92

Folder 93

Folder 94

Folder 95

Folder 96

Folder 97

Folder 98

Folder 99

Folder 100

Folder 101

Folder 102

Folder 103

Folder 104

Folder 105

Folder 106

Folder 107

Folder 108

Folder 109

Folder 110

Folder 111

1989 #04444, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1937-1996. " Folder 88-111

Folder 112-153

Folder 112

Folder 113

Folder 114

Folder 115

Folder 116

Folder 117

Folder 118

Folder 119

Folder 120

Folder 121

Folder 122

Folder 123

Folder 124

Folder 125

Folder 126

Folder 127

Folder 128

Folder 129

Folder 130

Folder 131

Folder 132

Folder 133

Folder 134

Folder 135

Folder 136

Folder 137

Folder 138

Folder 139

Folder 140

Folder 141

Folder 142

Folder 143

Folder 144

Folder 145

Folder 146

Folder 147

Folder 148

Folder 149

Folder 150

Folder 151

Folder 152

Folder 153

1990 #04444, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1937-1996. " Folder 112-153

Folder 154-170

Folder 154

Folder 155

Folder 156

Folder 157

Folder 158

Folder 159

Folder 160

Folder 161

Folder 162

Folder 163

Folder 164

Folder 165

Folder 166

Folder 167

Folder 168

Folder 169

Folder 170

1991 #04444, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1937-1996. " Folder 154-170

Folder 171-184

Folder 171

Folder 172

Folder 173

Folder 174

Folder 175

Folder 176

Folder 177

Folder 178

Folder 179

Folder 180

Folder 181

Folder 182

Folder 183

Folder 184

1992 #04444, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1937-1996. " Folder 171-184

Folder 185-189

Folder 185

Folder 186

Folder 187

Folder 188

Folder 189

1993 #04444, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1937-1996. " Folder 185-189

Folder 190-198

Folder 190

Folder 191

Folder 192

Folder 193

Folder 194

Folder 195

Folder 196

Folder 197

Folder 198

1994 #04444, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1937-1996. " Folder 190-198

Folder 199-201

Folder 199

Folder 200

Folder 201

1995 #04444, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1937-1996. " Folder 199-201

Folder 202

1996 #04444, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1937-1996. " Folder 202

Folder 203-208

Folder 203

Folder 204

Folder 205

Folder 206

Folder 207

Folder 208

Undated #04444, Subseries: "1.1. Correspondence, 1937-1996. " Folder 203-208

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995.

About 1000 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Materials pertaining to Josephine Clement's work in education, particularly to her service on the Durham City Board of Education. Included are school budgets, reports, procedural manuals, and other administrative materials. Also included are items about projects undertaken by the Board, among them the 1979 superintendent search; revisions in testing policies; the 1982 evaluation of Hillside High School; and studies of school dropout rates, school security, the Head Start program, and the Model School Project. There are also materials from meetings of the North Carolina School Boards Association, the North Carolina Commission on Education for Economic Growth, and other organizations. In addition, there are materials from events at which Clement gave speeches and many newspaper clippings that document Clement's activities. (See also series 1.1.)

Folder 209

Therapeutic education, 1971 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 209

Folder 210

Durham City Board of Education, 1975 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 210

Folder 211-212

Folder 211

Folder 212

Durham Head Start, 1975 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 211-212

Folder 213

Durham City Schools survey, 1976 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 213

Folder 214

Budget manual, 1976 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 214

Folder 215

Magnet schools and budget materials, 1976 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 215

Folder 216-217

Folder 216

Folder 217

Financial materials, 1977 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 216-217

Folder 218

Appearance programs, 1978 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 218

Folder 219-220

Folder 219

Folder 220

Policy manual, 1978 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 219-220

Folder 221

Policy and financial materials, 1978 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 221

Folder 222-224

Folder 222

Folder 223

Folder 224

Policy materials, 1978 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 222-224

Folder 225

Commencement and administrative materials, 1979 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 225

Folder 226

Event programs, 1979 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 226

Folder 227

Meeting reports, 1979 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 227

Folder 228

Programs and memoranda, 1979 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 228

Folder 229

Reports and financial materials, 1979 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 229

Folder 230

Reports and programs, 1979 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 230

Folder 231

Superintendent search, 1979 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 231

Folder 232

Testing issues, 1979 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 232

Folder 233

Administrative materials, 1980 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 233

Folder 234

Evaluation and budgeting materials, 1980 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 234

Folder 235-236

Folder 235

Folder 236

Financial materials, 1980 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 235-236

Folder 237

Financial and administrative materials, 1980 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 237

Folder 238

North Carolina School Boards Association convention, 1980 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 238

Folder 239

Policy and administrative materials, 1980 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 239

Folder 240

Administrative materials, 1981 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 240

Folder 241

Event programs, 1981 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 241

Folder 242

Financial materials, 1981 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 242

Folder 243

Resolutions and policy materials, 1981 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 243

Folder 244

Audit report, 1982 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 244

Folder 245

Hillside High School evaluation, 1982 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 245

Folder 246

Legislative and policy materials, 1982 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 246

Folder 247

School dropout studies, 1982 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 247

Folder 248

Administrative and meeting reports, 1983 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 248

Folder 249

Durham City Schools audit, 1983 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 249

Folder 250

North Carolina School Boards Association meeting, 1983 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 250

Folder 251

Policy and North Carolina School Boards Association materials, 1983 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 251

Folder 252

North Carolina Commission on Education for Economic Growth, 1984 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 252

Folder 253

Policy and event materials, 1984 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 253

Folder 254

Press releases and meeting materials, 1986-1988 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 254

Folder 255

Policy information, 1989 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 255

Folder 256

North Carolina Public School Forum, 1989 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 256

Folder 257-258

Folder 257

Folder 258

Model School Project, 1990-1995 (see also folder 295, Model School Taskforce) #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 257-258

Folder 259-267

Folder 259

Folder 260

Folder 261

Folder 262

Folder 263

Folder 264

Folder 265

Folder 266

Folder 267

Clippings, 1975-1983 #04444, Subseries: "1.2. Durham City Schools, 1971-1995. " Folder 259-267

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About 1200 items.

Materials pertaining to Josephine Clement's activities in local and state politics, including items from her campaigns for election to the Durham County Board of Commissioners and her service on the Board, 1984-1990 (see also series 1.1.). These materials document her participation in a number of projects, including the Durham County Youth Home Taskforce, the planning and construction of the Durham Bulls Athletic Park, studies relating to water quality and the expansion of the sewer system, prison overcrowding, and the Model School Taskforce. There are also materials showing her interest in education issues, including the School Improvement and Accountability Act. North Carolina Democratic Party materials include items relating to Clement's work with the 1980 and 1984 gubernatorial campaign of James Hunt and the 1990 senatorial campaign of Harvey Gantt.

Folder 268-269

Folder 268

Folder 269

Durham County Board of Commissioners manual, 1972 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 268-269

Folder 270

One Government for Durham, 1974 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 270

Folder 271

Election materials, 1984 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 271

Folder 272

Memoranda, 1984 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 272

Folder 273

Budget and financial materials, 1985 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 273

Folder 274

Community needs assessment, 1985 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 274

Folder 275

Facility improvements and environmental testing, 1985 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 275

Folder 276

Financial report, 1985 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 276

Folder 277

Health services reports, 1985 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 277

Folder 278

Social services budget, 1985 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 278

Folder 279

Board of Equalization and Review, 1986 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 279

Folder 280

Durham County sewer study, 1986 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 280

Folder 281

Durham County Youth Home Taskforce, 1986 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 281

Folder 282

Financial materials, 1986 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 282

Folder 283

Meeting reports, 1986 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 283

Folder 284

Payroll system, 1986 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 284

Folder 285

Proposed county budget, 1986 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 285

Folder 286

Water quality and bond issues, 1986 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 286

Folder 287

Tax legislation, 1987 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 287

Folder 288

Event programs, 1988 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 288

Folder 289

Women in construction and political materials, 1988 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 289

Folder 290

Award notices and conference materials, 1989 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 290

Folder 291

Durham Bulls Athletic Park, 1989 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 291

Folder 292

Durham Public Transportation System, 1989 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 292

Folder 293

Financial and budget materials, 1989 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 293

Folder 294

Prison overcrowding, 1989 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 294

Folder 295

Model School Taskforce, 1989 (see also folders 257-258, Model School Project) #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 295

Folder 296

School Improvement and Accountability Act, 1989 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 296

Folder 297

Social services planning, 1989 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 297

Folder 298

Toyama Sister City Project, 1989 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 298

Folder 299

Administrative materials, 1990 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 299

Folder 300

Civic activities, 1990 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 300

Folder 301

Conference materials, 1990 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 301

Folder 302

Planning and financial materials, 1991 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 302

Folder 303

Election campaign, 1975 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 303

Folder 304

Clement, Josephine: Campaign, 1979 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 304

Folder 305

Clement, Josephine: Campaign, 1984 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 305

Folder 306

Clement, Josephine: Campaign, 1986-1988 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 306

Folder 307-308

Folder 307

Folder 308

Hunt, James: Campaign, 1980 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 307-308

Folder 309-314

Folder 309

Folder 310

Folder 311

Folder 312

Folder 313

Folder 314

Hunt, James: Campaign, 1984 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 309-314

Folder 315

Committee on Education for Economic Growth, 1979-1984 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 315

Folder 316

Faircloth, Lauch: Campaign, 1984 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 316

Folder 317

National Council of Negro Women, Inc., 1979-1984 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 317

Folder 318

National Association of Minority Public Officials, 1979-1982 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 318

Folder 319

ERA and women's issues, 1960-1984 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 319

Folder 320

Democratic Party candidates and issues, 1979-1985 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 320

Folder 321

Democratic Party candidates and issues, 1988-1992 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 321

Folder 322

Democratic Party, 1980-1984 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 322

Folder 323

Democratic Party, 1988-1993 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 323

Folder 324

North Carolina Department of Administration, 1981-1984 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 324

Folder 325

Congressional Black Caucus, 1978-1982 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 325

Folder 326

Gantt, Harvey: Campaign, 1990 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 326

Folder 327

North Carolina Center on Crime and Punishment, 1986 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 327

Folder 328-336

Folder 328

Folder 329

Folder 330

Folder 331

Folder 332

Folder 333

Folder 334

Folder 335

Folder 336

Clippings, 1984-1996 #04444, Subseries: "1.3. Durham County Board of Commisioners and Political Activities, 1972-1996. " Folder 328-336

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996.

About 2300 items.

Arrangement: alphabetical.

Materials pertaining to Josephine Clement's work with business and civic organizations. Included are items documenting her service on the boards of the Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, the Greater Triangle Community Foundation, the Mechanics and Farmers Bank, the Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce, and other groups; her work with the Negro Braille Magazine project, the Duke Museum Docents Program, the Committee on the Affairs of Black People, the American Dance Festival, the Durham County Library, and the North Carolina Museum of Life and Science; and her service to higher education at Wake Forest University, Spelman College, Shaw University, and Durham Technical Institute. There are also materials documenting her involvement with White Rock Baptist Church; the Tuesday Morning Study Group; and the Links Inc., a national women's organization.

Folder 337

American Dance Festival, 1979-1981 #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 337

Folder 338

Black Heritage Exposition, 1994 #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 338

Folder 339

Carolina Theater, 1993-1995 #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 339

Folder 340

Committee on the Affairs of Black People, 1979-1989 #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 340

Folder 341

Duke Medical Center, 1989-1993 #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 341

Folder 342

Duke Museum Docents Program, 1979-1984 #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 342

Folder 343-344

Folder 343

Folder 344

Durham Arts Council, 1981-1993 #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 343-344

Folder 345

Durham City-County Planning Department, 1993 #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 345

Folder 346-347

Folder 346

Folder 347

Durham County Library, 1979-1994 #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 346-347

Folder 348

Durham Public Education Network, 1994-1995 #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 348

Folder 349

Durham Rotary Club, 1977, 1994 #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 349

Folder 350

Governor's Business Council on the Arts and Humanities, #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 350

Folder 351-353

Folder 351

Folder 352

Folder 353

Greater Durham Chamber of Commerce, 1981-1992 #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 351-353

Folder 354-359

Folder 354

Folder 355

Folder 356

Folder 357

Folder 358

Folder 359

Greater Triangle Community Foundation, 1988-1994 #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 354-359

Folder 360

Housing Authority of the City of Durham, 1978-1984 #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 360

Folder 361

Jack and Jill of America, Inc., 1967-1968 #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 361

Folder 362-364

Folder 362

Folder 363

Folder 364

The Links, 1975-1993 #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 362-364

Folder 365-367

Folder 365

Folder 366

Folder 367

Mechanics and Farmers Bank, 1984-1995 #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 365-367

Folder 368

National Peace Foundation, 1991-1992 #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 368

Folder 369-371

Folder 369

Folder 370

Folder 371

Negro Braille Magazine Project, 1969-1983 #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 369-371

Folder 372

North Carolina Art Society, 1979-1984 #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 372

Folder 373

North Carolina Center on Crime and Punishment, 1984-1985 #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 373

Folder 374

North Carolina Central University, 1974-1996 #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 374

Folder 375

North Carolina Council of Women's Organizations, 1987-1988 #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 375

Folder 376-377

Folder 376

Folder 377

North Carolina Museum of Life and Science, 1988-1995 #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 376-377

Folder 378

North Carolina Symphony, 1974-1983 #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 378

Folder 379-381

Folder 379

Folder 380

Folder 381

North Carolina Zoo, 1983-1984 #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 379-381

Folder 382-386

Folder 382

Folder 383

Folder 384

Folder 385

Folder 386

Shaw University, 1986-1993 #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 382-386

Folder 387-388

Folder 387

Folder 388

Sororities, 1976-1995 #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 387-388

Folder 389-390

Folder 389

Folder 390

Spelman College, 1961-1994 #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 389-390

Folder 391

Thelonius Monk Institute, 1989-1990 #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 391

Folder 392

Triangle Community Foundation, 1994-1995 #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 392

Folder 393

Triangle J Council of Governments, 1984 #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 393

Folder 394

Tuesday Morning Study Group, 1973-1995 #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 394

Folder 395-396

Folder 395

Folder 396

Wake Forest University, 1988-1992 #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 395-396

Folder 397-399

Folder 397

Folder 398

Folder 399

White Rock Baptist Church, 1959-1995 #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 397-399

Folder 400

Women's Forum, 1979-1981 #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 400

Folder 401

Women's Fund of North Carolina, 1993 #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 401

Folder 402

WUNC, 1978-1979 #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 402

Folder 403-404

Folder 403

Folder 404

YWCA, 1979-1991 #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 403-404

Folder 405-419

Folder 405

Folder 406

Folder 407

Folder 408

Folder 409

Folder 410

Folder 411

Folder 412

Folder 413

Folder 414

Folder 415

Folder 416

Folder 417

Folder 418

Folder 419

Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation, 1988-1995 and undated #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 405-419

Folder 420-434

Folder 420

Folder 421

Folder 422

Folder 423

Folder 424

Folder 425

Folder 426

Folder 427

Folder 428

Folder 429

Folder 430

Folder 431

Folder 432

Folder 433

Folder 434

Other business and civic activities, 1975-1995 #04444, Subseries: "1.4. Business and Civic Activities, 1973-1996. " Folder 420-434

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 2. Personal Papers, 1942-1998.

About 500 items.

Materials pertaining to the personal life of Josephine Clement. Also included are items concerning the personal lives and civic work of her husband, William A. Clement, and their children, including William A. Clement, Jr. Also included are materials relating to other Dobbs, Jackson, and Clement family members, among them Mattiwilda Dobbs, June Dobbs Butts, and Maynard H. Jackson.

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About 300 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Correspondence exchanged between Josephine Clement and members of the Clement, Dobbs, and Jackson families. These materials discuss day-to-day life, family events and activities, and the maintenance of the Dobbs Family Foundation.

Folder 435

1942-1974 #04444, Subseries: "2.1. Correspondence, 1942-1996. " Folder 435

Folder 436

1977-1979 #04444, Subseries: "2.1. Correspondence, 1942-1996. " Folder 436

Folder 437

1981-1982 #04444, Subseries: "2.1. Correspondence, 1942-1996. " Folder 437

Folder 438

1983-1984 #04444, Subseries: "2.1. Correspondence, 1942-1996. " Folder 438

Folder 439-440

Folder 439

Folder 440

1986 #04444, Subseries: "2.1. Correspondence, 1942-1996. " Folder 439-440

Folder 441

1987 #04444, Subseries: "2.1. Correspondence, 1942-1996. " Folder 441

Folder 442-443

Folder 442

Folder 443

1988 #04444, Subseries: "2.1. Correspondence, 1942-1996. " Folder 442-443

Folder 444

1989 #04444, Subseries: "2.1. Correspondence, 1942-1996. " Folder 444

Folder 445-446

Folder 445

Folder 446

1990 #04444, Subseries: "2.1. Correspondence, 1942-1996. " Folder 445-446

Folder 447

1991-1992 #04444, Subseries: "2.1. Correspondence, 1942-1996. " Folder 447

Folder 448-449

Folder 448

Folder 449

1993 #04444, Subseries: "2.1. Correspondence, 1942-1996. " Folder 448-449

Folder 450-451

Folder 450

Folder 451

1994 #04444, Subseries: "2.1. Correspondence, 1942-1996. " Folder 450-451

Folder 452

1995 #04444, Subseries: "2.1. Correspondence, 1942-1996. " Folder 452

Folder 453

1996 #04444, Subseries: "2.1. Correspondence, 1942-1996. " Folder 453

Folder 454-455

Folder 454

Folder 455

Undated #04444, Subseries: "2.1. Correspondence, 1942-1996. " Folder 454-455

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 2.2. Other Papers, 1938-1998.

About 200 items.

Arrangement: by subject.

Materials pertaining to the personal activities of Josephine Clement and members of the Clement, Dobbs, and Jackson families, among them William A. Clement, William A. Clement, Jr., Mattiwilda Dobbs, June Dobbs Butts, John Wesley Dobbs, Maynard H. Jackson, Howard Clement, and Wesley Dobbs Clement. Included are materials pertaining to Masonic activities of John Wesley Dobbs, William A. Clement, and Josephine Clement; items documenting the political career of Maynard H. Jackson; and materials relating to William A. Clement, Jr.'s, work with the Small Business Administration.

Folder 456-457

Folder 456

Folder 457

General, 1938-1991 #04444, Subseries: "2.2. Other Papers, 1938-1998. " Folder 456-457

Folder 458

Condolences and memorials, 1998 #04444, Subseries: "2.2. Other Papers, 1938-1998. " Folder 458

Folder 449-460

Folder 449

Folder 450

Folder 451

Folder 452

Folder 453

Folder 454

Folder 455

Folder 456

Folder 457

Folder 458

Folder 459

Folder 460

Masonic activities, 1961-1987 #04444, Subseries: "2.2. Other Papers, 1938-1998. " Folder 449-460

Folder 461

Clement, William A., 1966-1975 #04444, Subseries: "2.2. Other Papers, 1938-1998. " Folder 461

Folder 462-471

Folder 462

Folder 463

Folder 464

Folder 465

Folder 466

Folder 467

Folder 468

Folder 469

Folder 470

Folder 471

Clement: William A.: Clippings, 1953-1991 #04444, Subseries: "2.2. Other Papers, 1938-1998. " Folder 462-471

Folder 472

Clement: William A., Jr.: Clippings, 1975-1990, undated #04444, Subseries: "2.2. Other Papers, 1938-1998. " Folder 472

Folder 473

Clement, Howard: Clippings, 1977-1989 #04444, Subseries: "2.2. Other Papers, 1938-1998. " Folder 473

Folder 474

Clement family, 1919-1995 #04444, Subseries: "2.2. Other Papers, 1938-1998. " Folder 474

Folder 475

Butts, June Dobbs, 1953-1995 #04444, Subseries: "2.2. Other Papers, 1938-1998. " Folder 475

Folder 476

Dobbs, Mattiwilda, 1974-1992 #04444, Subseries: "2.2. Other Papers, 1938-1998. " Folder 476

Folder 477

Dobbs, Mattiwilda: Clippings, 1954-1995, undated #04444, Subseries: "2.2. Other Papers, 1938-1998. " Folder 477

Folder 478

Jackson, Maynard, 1973-1982 #04444, Subseries: "2.2. Other Papers, 1938-1998. " Folder 478

Folder 479

Jackson, Maynard: Clippings, 1969-1990 #04444, Subseries: "2.2. Other Papers, 1938-1998. " Folder 479

Folder 480-481

Folder 480

Folder 481

Dobbs family, 1961-1996 #04444, Subseries: "2.2. Other Papers, 1938-1998. " Folder 480-481

Folder 482

Dobbs family: Clippings, 1969-1986, undated #04444, Subseries: "2.2. Other Papers, 1938-1998. " Folder 482

Folder 483-484

Folder 483

Folder 484

Programs, 1977-1991 #04444, Subseries: "2.2. Other Papers, 1938-1998. " Folder 483-484

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 3. Pictures, 1974-1990.

About 50 items.

Arrangement: chronological.

Pictures documenting Josephine Clement's professional, political, and personal activities. Included are Clement family photographs, among them some of William A. Clement, Jr., on the occasion of his appointment to the Small Business Administration; campaign photographs; photographs from the 1987 Susan Reynolds Awards Luncheon; and photographs of others, including Douglas Wilder, the first elected African American governor.

Image Folder PF-4444/1

Josephine Clement: portrait, 1991 #04444, Series: "3. Pictures, 1974-1990. " PF-4444/1

Image Folder PF-4444/2

Josephine Clement, Johnetta Cole, and Jessye Norman at Spelman College, April 1992 #04444, Series: "3. Pictures, 1974-1990. " PF-4444/2

Image Folder PF-4444/3

Josephine Clement and Elizabeth Dole, 1993 #04444, Series: "3. Pictures, 1974-1990. " PF-4444/3

Image Folder PF-4444/4

Josephine Clement with Women in Action award winners, April 1993 #04444, Series: "3. Pictures, 1974-1990. " PF-4444/4

Image Folder PF-4444/5

"Permanent Home Committee, N.C. Symphony Society, July 1974" #04444, Series: "3. Pictures, 1974-1990. " PF-4444/5

Depicts Josephine Clement and others seated at a table.

Image Folder PF-4444/6

Family photographs, circa 1956-1957, undated #04444, Series: "3. Pictures, 1974-1990. " PF-4444/6

Contains portraits and snapshots, many depicting Josephine Clement's children. There are photographs of celebrations and family members at home. There are group portraits of children at Camp Bricks in Enfield, N.C., as well as photographs of the 1956 Spelman College commencement ceremony. Most photographs have identifying captions.

Image Folder PF-4444/7

Travel photographs, circa 1960s #04444, Series: "3. Pictures, 1974-1990. " PF-4444/7

Snapshots and a group portrait in unidentified locations.

Image Folder PF-4444/8

General photographs, 1973-1986, and undated #04444, Series: "3. Pictures, 1974-1990. " PF-4444/8

Image Folder PF-4444/9

Susan Reynolds Awards Luncheon, 1987 #04444, Series: "3. Pictures, 1974-1990. " PF-4444/9

Image Folder PF-4444/10

William A. Clement, Jr., undated #04444, Series: "3. Pictures, 1974-1990. " PF-4444/10

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Items Separated

Separated items include photographs (P-4444) and oversize papers (OP-4444).

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Processing Information

This collection was processed with support from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

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