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Julius L. Chambers papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0085
Abstract Files of a Charlotte attorney and his firm, Chambers, Stein, Ferguson, and Lanning, relating to their representation of Darius and Vera Swann and other plaintiffs in the landmark case, Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education, in which the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that federal courts were constitutionally authorized to exercise broad powers to oversee and produce solutions to achieve school integration, which could include using student quotas as a...
Dates: 1902 - 1989; 1965 - 1975

Era before Brown vs. Board of Education oral history collection

 Collection
Identifier: OH-BB
Abstract

The interviews focus on the educational experiences of members of the African American community of Charlotte during the era of segregation. Many interviewees also discuss how things changed once segregation ended and their children’s school experiences.

Dates: 2004 - 2005

Benjamin S. Horack papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0042
Abstract Papers of a Charlotte attorney relating to his defense of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education in the landmark case, Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education, in which the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that federal courts were constitutionally authorized to exercise broad powers to oversee and produce solutions to achieve school integration, which could include using student quotas as a starting point, and developing new attendance zones and busing policies to achieve more...
Dates: 1918 - 1984; 1968 - 1971

Charles A. McLean papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0250
Abstract

Collection contains the papers of Charles A. McLean, primarily during his work as an officer of the North Carolina NAACP. Other papers were produced as a result of his business activities or by his family.

Dates: 1930-1982

Robert Smith research collection concerning Griggs v. Duke Power

 Collection
Identifier: MS0594
Abstract

Collection consists of research materials compiled by Dr. Robert Samuel Smith for his 2008 book, Race, Labor, and Civil Rights: Griggs v. Duke Power and the Struggle for Equal Employment Opportunity.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1968-1979, 2004-2005

Joseph Samuel Nathaniel Tross papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0373
Abstract

Papers, photographs, newspaper clippings, radio broadcast transcripts and sound recordings of Dr. Joseph Samuel Nathaniel Tross, a minister in the AME Zion Church, editor of the Charlotte Post, and civil rights leader in Charlotte, NC from the 1930s until his death in 1971.

Dates: 1927 - 1971

Robert Franklin Williams FBI files

 Collection
Identifier: MS0329
Abstract

Declassified documents copied from Federal Bureau of Investigation records regarding Robert Franklin Williams, a civil rights leader and black revolutionary from Monroe, North Carolina. All records in the collection were acquired through the FBI under the Freedom of Information Act (United States Code, Section 552).

Dates: 2000

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