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Photocopies of scrapbooks kept by Baxter, Charlotte mayor (1943-49) and city council member (1935-41, 1951-59). Includes correspondence, clippings, speeches, and other material relating primarily to his political and civic activities.
Official papers as mayor of Charlotte (1969-77), dating primarily from his last term. Includes correspondence, reports, and speeches relating to the administration of city government, especially community development, roads, and mass transit.
Chiefly official papers of Charlotte's first four-term mayor (1961-69). Comprised of subject files, correspondence, and speeches documenting almost a decade of change, particularly in regard to desegregation, and reflecting the increasing role of the federal government in addressing urban problems. Also includes material relating to national municipal organizations and to his family and personal life.
Daniel G. Clodfelter was the 57th mayor of Charlotte, NC serving from April 9, 2014 – December 7, 2015. He was appointed by the Charlotte City Council after the resignation of Mayor Patrick Cannon. The small collection primarily consists of expense reports related to: US Conference of Mayors, Mayors Innovation, Metro Mayors Meeting, and Holly Eskridge.
Papers of a Charlotte mayor (1935-41), businessman, and promoter of aviation. Consists primarily of material relating to Douglas's service (1961-79) on the Airport Advisory Committee for Charlotte/Douglas International Airport. Includes transcript of a radio address given by Douglas on Nov. 7, 1936, as mayor of Charlotte.
Anthony Foxx was elected mayor of Charlotte in 2009. He served in that office until confirmed as Secretary of Transportation in June 2013. The materials document Anthony Foxx's tenure as Mayor of Charlotte, 2009-2013 and include correspondence, reports and studies, subject files and memorabilia.
Comprised exclusively of Gantt's official files as the first African-American mayor of Charlotte (1983-87). Includes correspondence, reports, and speeches on such topics as the controversy over a site for the new coliseum, Charlotte's bid for an NBA franchise, and traffic congestion. Contains no records documenting his earlier city council tenure, his 1990 U.S. Senate campaign, or his professional career as an architect.
Official papers as mayor of Charlotte (1977-79). Includes subject files and correspondence relating to the administration of city government, with an emphasis on community development and the debate over a thoroughfare in southeast Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. [NOTE: Some material related to Harris's predecessor, John M. Belk, can be found in this collection; in addition, some of Harris's files may be found in the papers of his successor, Eddie Knox.].
Patsy Kinsey served as the Mayor of Charlotte from July 1, 2013 to December 2, 2013. The materials document Patsy Kinsey's tenure as Mayor of Charlotte in 2013.
Official papers as mayor of Charlotte (1979-83). Includes subject files, correspondence, and speeches relating to such topics as annexation, zoning, the proposed new coliseum, and transportation. Also includes some files of his predecessor, Kenneth R. Harris.
This collection constitutes the mayoral papers of Pat McCrory and contains the papers generated and accumulated during his term as mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina from 1995 to 2009.
Frank McNinch was the mayor of Charlotte, NC from 1912 to 1917 and later was appointed to serve on the Federal Power Commission in 1930, becoming its Chairman in 1933. In 1937, President Roosevelt appointed McNinch to be the Chairman of the Federal Communications Commission. The collection contains mostly the papers he generated while working for these two federal commissions.
Papers documenting the two mayoral terms (1987-91) of the first female mayor of Charlotte, N.C.
Papers of Shaw, Charlotte mayor (1949-53), primarily related to his first term. Includes correspondence, speeches, clippings, memorabilia, photographs, and a recording of presidential candidate Dwight D. Eisenhower's campaign speech in Charlotte (1952).
Primarily papers relating to his two terms as mayor of Charlotte (1953-1957). Includes routine correspondence, speeches, clippings, biographical information, and photographs. Also contains a small amount of material relating to his personal life and family and to his service as president and chair of the board of Lance, Inc. (1943-1973).
- Subject: Mayors -- North Carolina -- Charlotte X
- Charlotte (N.C.) -- Politics and government 8
- Businessmen -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 3
- Municipal government -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 3
- African American mayors -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 2
- Administrative agencies -- United States 1
- African Americans -- Segregation -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 1
- Airports -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 1
- Charlotte (N.C.) -- History -- 20th century 1
- Charlotte (N.C.) -- Politics and government -- 20th century 1
- Charlotte (N.C.) -- Race relations 1
- Civil rights -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 1
- Civil rights movements -- Southern States -- History -- 20th century 1
- Community development -- North Carolina 1
- Criminal procedure -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 1
- Discrimination in public accommodations -- North Carolina 1
- Food industry and trade -- North Carolina 1
- Mecklenburg County (N.C.) -- History -- 20th century 1
- Mecklenburg County (N.C.) -- Politics and government 1
- Mecklenburg County (N.C.) -- Race relations 1 ∧ less
- Brookshire, Stanford R. 2
- Baxter, H. H. (Herbert Hill) 1
- Belk, John M. 1
- Charlotte (N.C.). City Council 1
- Charlotte (N.C.). Mayor's Community Relations Committee. Mayor's Community Relations Committee 1
- Charlotte (N.C.). Mayor's Friendly Relations Committee. Mayor's Friendly Relations Committee 1
- Charlotte-Douglas International Airport 1
- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations Committee (N.C.) 1
- Daughters of the American Revolution. Liberty Hall Chapter (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
- Douglas, Ben E. (Ben Elbert) 1
- Foxx, Anthony 1
- Gantt, Harvey B. (Harvey Bernard) 1
- Harris, Ken (Kenneth Rhyne) 1
- Hunter, John M. (Jack) 1
- Hunter, Judy 1
- Kinsey, Patsy, 1941- 1
- Knox, Eddie 1
- Lance, Inc 1
- McCrory, Pat 1
- McNinch, Frank R. (Frank Ramsay) 1 ∧ less
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