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Papers of an African-American artist and minister of Charlotte's Clinton Metropolitan AME Zion Church during the 1930s. Includes correspondence and clippings, primarily relating to his attempts to gain recognition as an artist and arranging lectures and exhibits; reports on his lecture tours; the manuscript of and material relating to his book A Portrayal of Negro Life (1936); photographs; and financial information on AME Zion churches in the Charlotte District (1938-39).
Steve Crump was born in 1957 in Louisville, Kentucky. This collection is comprised of seventy-five digital video files of documentary films.
The collection consists of a small assortment of papers (certificates of appreciation and awards) and photographs concerning the broadcasting career of Charles Crutchfield from 1968 to 1982.
Customer49 was a student activist organization that was active on campus the campus of UNC Charlotte from 2015 to 2017. The collection contains correspondence, meeting notes, photographs, video, audio, and digitally-created artwork, flyers, and memes from the members of Customer49, as well as materials from Facebook and Twitter.
The collection contains a small assortment of papers generated by the Cuthbertson family of Monroe, North Carolina. Most of the papers concern the administration of the estate of Thomas Lee Cuthbertson, who died in 1884; and the administration of the estates of his children in the late nineteenth century.
Lecture notes, correspondence and enrollment books from a private boarding school in Stokes County, NC.
The Parks H. Dalton Collection is a small collection of papers and records that came from the Interstate Securities Corporation and Interstate/Johnson Lane, investment firms headquartered in Charlotte, NC. The ISC incorporated in Charlotte in 1932.
Single folder collection of three Battle of Charlotte DAR chapter yearbooks.
The records of the Jane Parks McDowell chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution contains records and scrapbooks documenting the history and activities of the chapter from its founding in 1960 to 2001.
Records of a DAR chapter organized in 1908 to commemorate Liberty Hall Academy, North Carolina's first college, which was established in Charlotte in 1771 under the name Queen's College. Contains minutes, correspondence, programs, and financial material but no membership applications. Also includes 15 scrapbooks documenting local history and the activities of the chapter.
Records of the first DAR chapter in North Carolina, founded in 1898. Contains membership applications, including that of Mary Anna Morrison Jackson, widow of General Stonewall Jackson; minutes of chapter and executive board meetings; histories of the chapter and the state organization; and a list of tombstone inscriptions in Settlers Cemetery in uptown Charlotte.
Records of a DAR chapter founded in 1912 by descendents of the signers of the disputed Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence. Includes membership applications, minutes, yearbooks, financial records, memorials to deceased members, information on historical markers erected by the chapter, scrapbooks, and material concerning the Mecklenburg Declaration and the preservation of the home of Hezekiah Alexander.
Papers of the Davidson family of Rural Hill Plantation in northern Mecklenburg County, N.C., and of the related families Alexander, Barry, Hampton, Montieth, and Wilson. Includes correspondence, family Bibles, financial records, land records, newspaper clippings, photographs, and plantation records for Rural Hill, as well as Dickson (Dixon) in Gaston County, N.C.
This small collection includes papers on the history of the Denny, Horne, and McMillan families of North Carolina, compiled by Mrs. Jo B. Horne, of Red Springs, N.C. in 2002. In addition to notes on the family, the collection also includes photographs of certain family members, especially Mary Rebecca Denny and Katharine Morrison McMillan Denny.
Dr. Thomas L. Doster worked as a physician in Union County, North Carolina, and Lancaster County, South Carolina, circa 1866-1904. The collection is comprised primarily of records related to Dr. Doster's work in North and South Carolina, including tax and license receipts, property tax receipts, an account book, and family correspondence.
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.
Thereasa Delerine (T.D.) Elder is active in community nursing, church work, and the Charlotte African American community, particularly in efforts to preserve Charlotte's African American history. Materials document the importance of African Americans in politics and community, the value of a healthy and safe neighborhood, and access of education and employment.
Records of a textile mill which operated in Lexington, N.C. Contains affirmative action plans, financial analyses, income statements, labor policies and statistics, merchandising plans, operating reports and statistics, and strategic plans. The business was sold to Parkdale Mills of Gastonia, N.C. in 1972.
The Collection contains an assortment of records, photographs and ephemera accumulated by A. Grant Whitney and his daughter, Julie Whitney Austin, in their administration of the Festival in the Park, an annual weekend event in Charlotte, NC since 1964. Also includes information on an off-shoot of the Festival held in the spring, called the Kings Drive Art Walk.
Professional and personal documents of Chris Folk, longtime Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools administrator and the district's spokesman from 1958 to 1992. Files include public relations materials, personnel directories, yearbooks, photographs, and printed materials related to public education in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg region.
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.
Papers of a Charlotte educator and politician, documenting her service as city council member for district 4 (1977-1985). Includes correspondence, reports, and financial data relating to such issues as the controversy over a site for the new coliseum, planning, and neighborhood preservation, especially in regard to zoning problems due to church expansion.
Architectural drawings, dated 3/6/1928, for a city-owned garage designed by Charles Christian Hook, the founder of FreemanWhite and Charlotte's first professional architect, and for an addition to the city's Health Department building by his son, Walter Hook, dated March 1948.
Proposal by a student in the UNC Charlotte College of Architecture to convert the abandoned First Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church in uptown Charlotte into a film school and museum.
Papers documenting the work of Michael Gallis and Associates in regional and urban planning. Includes planning proposals, reports, analyses, schematics, newspaper articles and magazines. Also contains some of Gallis' personal writings and biographical material.
Papers of Hoyt Galvin, as chair of the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce Education Committee (1954-56), whose work helped to gain support and funding for Charlotte and Carver colleges.
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.