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Kelly Alexander, Sr. papers concerning the NAACP

 Collection
Identifier: MS0508
Abstract Papers documenting the activities of the NAACP, with an emphasis on the work and correspondence of Kelly Alexander, Sr. and his sons Kelly Alexander, Jr. and Alfred Alexander. Includes papers from the National Board, the North Carolina chapter and the Charlotte chapter. Contains minutes, correspondence, reports, speeches, press releases, membership records, photographs, and memorabilia. Topics covered include school segregation, housing and employment discrimination and the Charlotte Area...
Dates: 1911-1997

Byron Baldwin photographs

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Identifier: MS0530
Abstract

The Byron Baldwin photographs consist primarily of images depicting Matthews Pottery and local businesses along Central Avenue, particularly in the Plaza Midwood neighborhood.

Dates: 1970 - 2010

Mark Bernstein papers

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Identifier: MS0544
Abstract

Papers documenting Bernstein's work in the Charlotte arts community (including the Charlotte Symphony, Bechtler Museum and Blumenthal Performing Arts Center), Shalom Park and its constituent organizations and the Charlotte law community. Contains correspondence, newspaper articles, deeds, awards, lectures, journals and printed works.

Dates: 1943 - 2015

Anita Stewart Brown papers

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Identifier: MS0507
Abstract

Personal papers, correspondence and memorabilia from Anita S. Brown. Includes materials from her nearly 30 years at Eastern Air Lines.

Dates: 1960 - 2003

Caldwell and Gilreath Families papers

 Collection — Oversize Box: 1 [F09.097.03.04]
Identifier: MS0330
Abstract

The collection contains photographs of Isaac Pearson Caldwell and Samuel Craighead Caldwell V. There is also a video program by Kate Pearson Caldwell Gilreath concerning her family's genealogy.

Dates: 1990 - 1994

Camp Greene Base Hospital photographs

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Identifier: MS0442
Abstract

The collection consists of two circuit photographs of Camp Greene's Base Hospital in 1917; photographed by THE MOONS Commercial and Home Photographers, of Charlotte, NC.

Dates: 1917

Charlotte Corporate Communication records

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Identifier: MS0437
Abstract The collection consists of a small assortment of papers generated by the City of Charlotte concerning Freedom Park and the Charlotte Coliseum, and a much larger assortment of photographs, mainly of city officials (mayors and city council members from the mid-1960s to the late 1990s). The collection also includes photographs of street scenes (some dating to the 1940s), cityscapes and skylines of Charlotte, as well as city employees at work. Most of the photos were taken by staff...
Dates: circa 1940-2000; 1965 - 1999

Charlotte Historic District Commission photographic slides and newsletters

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Identifier: MS0482
Abstract

Contains slides, photographs and negatives documenting historic neighborhoods in Charlotte. Also includes newsletters concerning historic preservation.

Dates: undated

Charlotte Redevelopment Commission Records

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Identifier: MS0350
Abstract

Collection consists of discarded photographs, slides, and photocopies of pamphlets from Charlotte's Redevelopment Commission. Photographs are of neighborhoods, apartment complexes, streets, and roads before and after renewal projects. Photocopied pamplets advertise the Charlotte Redevelopment Commission, progress reports on urban renewal of Charlotte, N.C., and future projects for uptown Charlotte, N.C.

Dates: 1958-1985

J. C. Coovert Cirkut Photograph Collection

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Identifier: MS0308
Abstract

Two "Cirkut Collages" of Southern cotton fields by photographer, J. C. Coovert.

Dates: 1914 - 1922

Samantha Gellar "Life Versus the Paperback Romance" papers

 Collection — Box: 1 [F09.074.03.02]
Identifier: MS0476
Abstract

Samantha Gellar was a sixteen-year-old high school student at Northwest School of the Arts in Charlotte, North Carolina, when she wrote "Life Versus the Paperback Romance." The play, which dealt with lesbian romance, received a playwright's award from the Charlotte Young Playwright's Festival. Materials relate to the controversial production of Samantha Gellar's 1998 play "Life Versus the Paperback Romance."

Dates: 1998 - 2000

Bill Golden photographs

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Identifier: MS0315
Abstract

Photographs of the Government Center and the Sugar Creek Basin, Charlotte, NC.

Dates: circa 1980

Avery Hood papers

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Identifier: MS0399
Abstract

Avery Hood was the first professionally trained and licensed social worker in Charlotte, and her career spanned from the 1960s through the 1970s. This collection focuses mainly on her and her career in social work.

Dates: circa 1950-1990

George M. Ivey papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0124
Abstract Primarily papers and photographs of a president of the J. B. Ivey Department Store chain, which was later absorbed into Dillard's. About one-half of the manuscript portion of the collection includes material relating to Ivey’s foreign travels (1959-68); the other half contains material about company founder J. B. Ivey, the operation of the original Charlotte store and chain, and David Ovens, long-time partner and executive. The photographic portion of the collection includes a filmstrip...
Dates: 1880, 1900-1996; 1959 - 1968

Clarence O. Kuester, Sr., papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0443
Abstract

Clarence O. Kuester, Sr. was active with the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce and a tireless promoter of the city and its business potential. The collection also contains a significant assortment of papers concerning a theatrical production entitled “Shout Freedom,” which was Kuester’s brainchild and was staged just after his death, in the spring of 1948.

Dates: 1891 - 1997

George Terry Lathrop papers

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Identifier: MS0342
Abstract

The George Terry Lathrop papers concern his career in city planning, land use and especially traffic planning. The papers span from 1960 to 2002, though the bulk of the collection spans from about 1974 to 1998.

Dates: 1960 - 2002

Arthur Carl Lee Photograph Collection

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Identifier: MS0096
Abstract

Photographs of various hydroelectric power plants built for Duke Power Company under Lee's direction during the 1920s. Also includes photographs of construction at Duke University.

Dates: 1920 - 1934; 1920 - 1929

Esten B. Mason photographs of Charlotte

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Identifier: MS0179
Abstract

Photographs of scenes of the Myers Park neighborhood and downtown Charlotte used in Legacy: The Myers Park Story (1986) by Mary Norton Kratt and Thomas W. Hanchett.

Dates: 1914 - 1929

Myers Park Homeowners Association photographs

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Identifier: MS0184
Abstract

Photographs collected by the association for its book, Legacy: the Myers Park Story (1986), written by Mary Norton Kratt and Thomas W. Hanchett.

Dates: 1915-1941, 1984; 1915 - 1941

North Carolina Century papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0353
Abstract

Materials pertaining to the research and publishing of North Carolina Century: Tar Heels who Made a Difference, 1900-2000, published by Levine Museum of the New South in Charlotte, NC. (Special Collections CT252 .N67 2002)

Dates: circa 1950-2000

North Carolina writers photographs (lists in folders)

 Collection
Identifier: MS0032
Abstract

Black and white photographs of 54 writers with North Carolina connections.

Dates: 1960 - 1987; 1960

Steve Perille photographs

 Collection
Identifier: MS0435
Abstract

Black and white photographs (many with negatives) taken by photographic essayist, Steve Perille.

Dates: 1968 - 1997; 1970 - 1985

Ed Perzel papers

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Identifier: MS0349
Abstract

The collection concerns Perzel's interest and work in the preservation of historic buildings in Charlotte, NC. Most of the collectcion consists of photographs of historic buildings and residences, and photos of street scenes of Charlotte in the early 20th century.

Dates: circa 1910-1980

Margaret Sides photographs

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Identifier: MS0209
Abstract

Photographs of an unidentified Confederate soldier (ca. 1861-1865) and child laborers in a North Carolina cotton mill (ca. 1910).

Dates: 1861-1865, circa 1910

Martha A. Strawn course materials

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Identifier: MS0383
Abstract

The collection contains photographs and written reports that resulted from course assignments in the UNC Charlotte Art Department between 1981 and 2002.

Dates: 1981 - 2002; 2000 - 2002

William Hoke Sumner Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0138
Abstract Part I of this collection contains approximately 19,757 negatives taken by William Hoke Sumner Jr., a professional photographer. The earliest photograph is dated 1939, but the bulk of the collection covers the period from 1945 to 1965. The collection consists primarily of black and white negatives in one of three sizes: large (3 1/2" x 4 1/2"), medium (2 1/4" x 2 1/4"), or 35 mm. There are a few color negatives and positives and a few proofs. Based on Sumner's original order, the negatives...
Dates: 1939 - 1968

United States Army, 1st North Carolina Regiment, Company M photograph album

 Collection — Box: 1 [F09.058.04.02], Item: AL253/1-89
Identifier: MS0253
Abstract

Photographs taken by an unidentified member of one of three companies of troops organized in Charlotte for service in the Spanish-American War of 1898.

Dates: 1898 - 1899

Kenneth Wilson Whitsett Family papers

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Identifier: MS0270
Abstract

Papers of Kenneth Wilson Whitsett and family - Whitsett was a Charlotte historian, artist, and co-founder of Pictorial Engraving Co. In 1934 Kenneth and two of his brothers, Lemuel and Theron, established the Pictorial Engraving Company. He painted murals for the Charlotte City Club and the Orange County Historical Museum in Hillsborough. He was one of the original members of the board of directors for the Mint Museum of Art (1934-1938).

Dates: 1824 - 1975

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