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Bonnie E. Cone oral history interview 15, 1988 March 8

 Digital Record
Identifier: UA-CO0025


  • Creation: 1988-03-08


In this tenth of a series of interviews conducted by Dr. Ed Perzel (former Chair of the Department of History and Associate Dean for the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at UNC Charlotte), Bonnie Cone discusses the transfer of power from the Charlotte School Board to the newly formed Charlotte College Board of Trustees in 1958, with particular reference to the individual members of that board. Ms. Cone also reflects on a wide variety of topics pertaining to college life, including Charlotte College basketball and the first coach Irv Edelman, land purchase for the college, notable students including brain surgeon Steven Mahaley, boosters and financial backers of the college including the Puette family, Oliver Rowe, W. A. (Woody) Kennedy, and Tom Belk, and relations between Charlotte College and Carver College.


54 Minutes

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