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Richard Suddreth, 2017-10-30

Identifier: HR-SU0003

Scope and Contents

From the Collection:

The Historic Rosedale oral history collection includes interviews conducted by staff and volunteers at the Historic Rosedale house museum in Charlotte, North Carolina, with the goal of enriching the site's research, programming, and community engagement efforts. The project seeks to include diverse voices that speak to the varied experiences of Historic Rosedale's former residents, both free and enslaved, as well as their descendants, neighbors, community members, and contributors to the site since its transition to a museum.


  • Creation: 2017-10-30

Conditions Governing Access

4 interviews are available in the digital repository. Original audiovisual materials are closed to patron use.


77 Minutes

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English


Richard Suddreth, who grew up in North Charlotte (NoDa), recalls his memories of neighboring Rosedale plantation and his friendship with the historic home's last owners Alice Able and Mary Louise Davidson. Mr. Suddreth also describes the community of North Charlotte, where three generations of his family owned and ran the Staton grocery store located at North Davidson and 35th Streets.

Repository Details

Part of the Oral Histories, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte NC 28223 United States

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