Charles Clyburn, 2004 April 5
Scope and Contents
Native Charlottean Charles Clyburn shares his memories of spending time in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Charlotte, North Carolina, also known as Second Ward. Topics include attending Second Ward High school, the Queen City Classic football rivalry, neighborhood baseball games, businesses, the United House of Prayer for All People, and the relationship between the police and Brooklyn residents. He describes the impact of urban renewal on businesses and Brooklyn's residents, and how some residents were misled about the project and whether they would be able to return.
- Creation: 2004 April 5
Conditions Governing Access
3 of the 57 interviews have been digitized and are available in the digital repository.
Charles Clyburn was a 83-year-old man at the time of interview. He was born in Charlotte, North Carolina in 1934. He graduated from Second Ward High School and Carver College, and was employed in freight handling.
Language of Materials
Part of the Oral Histories, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository
Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
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Charlotte NC 28223 United States