Collection comprises 22 multi-page press releases and media alerts containing the results of marketing surveys on GLBT issues. Harris Interactive conducted several of the surveys in association with the marketing research firm Witeck-Combs Communications, Inc., a firm that specialized in reaching gay and lesbian consumers. Survey topics primarily focus on travel issues, but also include social networking and the internet, governmental policies, culture, shopping and purchasing trends, and general awareness of gays and lesbians among the general population.
Joseph Ashby Porter papers, 1962-1995 2 Linear Feet — 42 Items
Collection spans the dates from 1962-1995, and consists of early notebooks containing the manuscript draft of published novel, Eelgrass; typescript of unpublished novella, Let's Hide Our Eyes Then; and a number of periodicals containing Porter's short fiction. Also includes published copy of Eelgrass.
Postcard collection, 1893-2010s 87 Linear Feet — 65,750 Items
Collection contains postcards acquired at various times by the Rubenstein Library at Duke. Collection is organized into three main categories--International, United States, and Miscellaneous. The International postcards are arranged by country and include cards from France, Italy, Canada, England, Germany, Japan, Spain, and Russia. The collection includes a set of early 20th century postcards from Thessaloniki (also known as Salonica and Selanik), Greece. The United States postcards cover many states, with large numbers from North Carolina and Virginia. The Miscellaneous category contains postcards with different subjects, including modes of transportation, food, tourism, agriculture, wars and battles, heads of state, flowers and plants, advertising, love and friendship, Confederate memorials, poetry, and animals. There are cards intended to be humorous, as well as cards depicting racist stereotypes and caricatures of African American and Native American people. Also included is a series of postcards with images relating to European artists.