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Mattie Marshall [2], 2015 November 13

Identifier: CH-MA0027

Scope and Contents

In the second of two interviews, Mattie Marshall, the current president of Historic Washington Heights Neighborhood Association in Charlotte, North Carolina, emphasizes the importance of preserving the history of Historic Washington Heights and how the neighborhood has progressed in more recent years. She describes the evolution of the streetcar, and the current need for mass transit. Ms. Marshall notes many initiatives such as community policing, National Night Out, and the light rail project that have made this area enticing. She also stresses the importance of education and the need to shape education to the needs of youth.


  • Creation: 2015 November 13


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Biographical Note

Mattie Marshall was a 66-year-old woman at the time of interview, which took place Washington Heights, Charlotte, North Carolina. She was born in Hasselbal, Georgia in 1948. She was educated at Rutgers University and the University of North Carolina at Charlotte and serves as the President of the Historic Washington Heights.


24 Minutes

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Repository Details

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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