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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."
Contains two items: a handbill entitled "Military Warning" dated September 6, 1934, issued by Stephen B. Dolley (as major of the 120th infantry regiment); and a letter, dated September 12, 1934, written by George Rembert (as first sergeant of the 105th regiment of engineers), stationed at Kings Mountain, North Carolina, to Mrs. F. R. Summers, concerning the strike.
Thirty-page typescript transcription of the Civil War memoirs of Nicholas Biddle Gibbon, written between 1861 and 1866, and describing his service in North Carolina and Virginia as a drill master and commissary in the 1st and 28th North Carolina Regiments. Also includes genealogical information about Gibbon's family and that of his wife, Harriet Cornelia Alexander, a descendant of Hezekiah Alexander. All materials are reproductions.
Part two of papers of a journalist, best selling author, and civil libertarian. Consists chiefly of material generated as editor (1944-68) of the Charlotte-based Carolina Israelite but also documenting his involvement in the Democratic Party, the civil rights movement, and Jewish issues. Includes extensive correspondence files, manuscripts and research materials for books and articles, speeches, financial records, publications, and photographs.
Programs for religious, theatrical and musical performances in New York City and Charlotte, NC, collected by journalist and civil rights activist Harry Golden.
This collection primarily consists of papers of a prominent Charlotte family, mostly consisting of photographs and records regarding the commemoration of a bust donated to the U.S. Naval Academy museum in honor of Admiral Halsey.
Contains 14 receipts for building materials and 1 insurance policy.
Papers of one of the first female landscape architects in North Carolina. Consists primarily of specifications, blueprints, and photographs of landscaping projects in Washington, D.C. (1933-37). Also includes designs she completed while a student at Cornell University (1926) and two projects by her husband, S. Porter Graves, an associate of Walter W. Hook.
Papers relating to the attempt to integrate city owned Bonnie Brae Golf Course (1951) and to Richardson Preyer's unsuccessful North Carolina gubernatorial campaign (1964).
Memorabilia relating to Gus's Original Forty Niner restaurant, located near UNC Charlotte at 10008 University City Boulevard. Includes a matchbook, tour guide pamphlet describing furnishings and art work in the restaurant, a photograph of the owner, Steve Kokenes, with UNC Charlotte chancellor Dean W. Colvard and UNC Charlotte founder Bonnie E. Cone, and an auction announcement and partially priced sales list.
Papers generated by Leon K. Gutmann, an art expert and dealer in Charlotte, NC in the twentieth century.
Papers documenting Rev. Galen Hahn's work as a community organizer in the Sterling community in southern Mecklenburg county in 1969. Includes meeting minutestues, correspondence, journal entries, unpublished manuscripts and photographs. There is also a cassette and audio CD from Walter and Lillie Dial made for the 30th anniversary of Rev. Hahn and his wife.
Contains a binder and a digital copy of Hanchett's report "History of Charlotte's Independence Park." Also includes archived pages of Hanchett's website, historysouth.org.
Contains a full page advertisement for the P.H. Hanes Knitting Company that was published in the Charlotte Observer on November 2, 1919.
Items relating to UNC Charlotte course project by Eunice F. Hargett for History of African-American Women, taught by Professor Wanda Hendricks during spring semester, 1992. Includes Hargett's paper, "From Fertile Ground: Growing Up Black, Poor and Female in the Rural South," and three supporting interviews (cassettes only) of relatives of Hargett from eastern North Carolina.
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.].
Consists primarily of architectural drawings the firm has completed of buildings throughout the Charlotte area. Also includes a book prospectus honoring Tebee Hawkins, renderings and slides.
Papers of Andrew P. “Sam” Haywood, while the principal of West Charlotte High School documenting his advocacy of the open school philosophy in the 1974-75 academic year.
Papers documenting Helms' service on the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners, the North Carolina General Assembly, Arts and Science Council, Charlotte Center City Partners, Drug and Alcohol Fighting Back Commission and the North Carolina Bar Association. Includes correspondence, meeting minutes, budget information and speech material. Also includes a series of subject files related to Mecklenburg County government.
Technical drawings and papers concerning architecture. Includes drawings from Sumner & Hemphill, James C. Hemphill, Jr., and Hemphill Associates.
The collection contains a wide variety of materials, including a bill-of-sale for an enslaved person, letters, land conveyancing papers for land for the Andrew Jackson historic site, DAR papers for the Mecklenburg Chapter, and obituaries for Henderson family members (Willis Irwin Henderson and Perrin Quarles Henderson).
Sue Henry is a gay rights pioneer in Charlotte, North Carolina. The papers consist of materials created and collected by Sue Henry as proprietor of the Rising Moon Books & Beyond bookstore, Charlotte mayoral candidate, and member of a range of social and political organizations.
Contains material documenting the work of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Kindergarten Association and the Mecklenburg Early Childhood Education Committee. Chiefly includes correspondence and minutes.
Papers concerning the design competition that the Town of Mint Hill, NC used to select an architect and design for a new town hall.
Papers of the first non-family member to head Cannon Mills. Includes annual reports (1971-74), correspondence, speeches, an unpublished company history, clippings, an anti-union film (1974), copies of the firm's newspaper (1971-74), and a scrapbook (1929) documenting Holt's football career at UNC-Chapel Hill.
Minute books and financial records of one of Charlotte's oldest businesses, founded in 1883 by Samuel Wittkowsky as the Mechanics Perpetual Building and Loan Association. Acquired by First Charter Corporation in 1998.
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.
- Mecklenburg County (N.C.) 32
- Mayors -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 18
- Charlotte (N.C.) -- Politics and government 17
- Correspondence 16
- Gays -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 16
- Education, Higher -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 14
- Photographs 13
- Businessmen -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 11
- Charlotte (N.C.) -- Buildings, structures, etc. 10
- Clippings (information artifacts) 10
- Architects -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 9
- Textile industry -- North Carolina 9
- Women -- North Carolina -- Charlotte -- Societies, clubs, etc. 9
- Clubs -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 8
- North Carolina 8
- Plantation life -- North Carolina -- Mecklenburg County 8
- Urban renewal -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 8
- Civil rights -- North Carolina -- Charlotte 7
- Gays -- North Carolina -- Charlotte -- Social life and customs 7
- Charlotte (N.C.) -- Social life and customs 6 ∧ less
- Spanish; Castilian 1
- J. Murrey Atkins Library (University of North Carolina at Charlotte) 8
- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education 7
- Alexander family 6
- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools 6
- Charlotte (N.C.). City Council 5
- University of North Carolina at Charlotte--History 5
- Caldwell family 4
- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission 4
- Mecklenburg County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners 4
- National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 4
- University of North Carolina at Charlotte 4
- Alexander, Kelly M. 3
- Brookshire, Stanford R. 3
- Charlotte Chamber of Commerce (Charlotte, N.C.) 3
- Davidson family 3
- Golden, Harry, 1902-1981 3
- North Carolina. Office of Archives and History 3
- African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church 2
- Alexander, Hezekiah 2
- Alexander, J. B. (John Brevard) 2 ∧ less
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