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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).
Papers, scrapbook, photo album, photograph and moving images (transferred onto DVD) from Col. Raymond W. Whittier, of the 38th Evacuation Unit, from 1942 to 1946.
Materials concerning the career of NASCAR driver David Franklin "Dink" Widenhouse.
Papers documenting the Preston Brooks Wilkes Jr. family. Includes photographs, an obituary, a Central High School diploma and a wedding invitation.
The collection primarily consists of materials related to Ann William' work as a local historian, author, and involvement with local history sites in Charlotte, particularly the Hezekiah Alexander Homesite.
Papers of Williams as a teenager, college student, wife, and mother in Charlotte in the first half of the 20th century. Includes her diaries (1910-1916) and letters (1917-1938) to her from her husband, John F. Williams.
Primarily booklets, flyers, and pamphlets produced by conservative, anti-communist organizations collected by Helen Avery Williams (Mrs. McChord WIlliams). Includes material by and about J. Edgar Hoover, the John Birch Society, the National Council of Churches, Walter Reuther, and Christmas card from Herbert A. Philbrick.
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).
The collection consists of the writings of Julia Willis, of Charlotte, North Carolina and Boston, Massachusetts from the late 1960s to the late 1990s. Willis writes short stories, articles, short plays, books, contributions to various anthologies and poetry. The subject matter of her writing is almost exclusively dedicated to lesbian issues and politics. Most of her plays have been produced and some of her writings have earned awards.
The collection consists of the following items: 8-page handwritten description of the home (n.d.); 2-page typed history of the home (ca. 1929); proposed bylaws (1940); and unsigned carbon copy of "Certificate of Amendment to the Charter of Charlotte Crittenton Home" (1945).
Papers documenting Windmeyer's work, particularly in the fields of LGBTQ rights and discrimination. Includes correspondence, reports, newspapers, DVDs, books and photographs.
Papers documenting Witherspoon's work as a Methodist Minister and a Professor at UNC Charlotte. Includes wedding and funeral programs, lecture notes, memorabilia, photographs, publications and audiovisual material. The first accession consists primarily of non-university related correspondence files (1983-94) of Loy H. Witherspoon, former professor of Religious Studies at UNC Charlotte.
This collection consists of correspondence, plats, and records relating to Wohlford’s surveying business. There are news articles and papers relating to the FHA during the 1940’s and also to the development of Little Switzerland, NC.
The records of the Women Executives, a Charlotte, NC organization, span from 1977 to 2008. The bulk of the records include the organization's charter and bylaws, minutes of meetings, newsletters, membership information, and scrapbooks.
Contains articles, correspondence and performance programs from Woodruff's career as choral director for UNC Greensboro and UNC Charlotte. Also contains audio recordings of choir performances from 1959-1967.
Contains a wide assortment of papers, reports and records accumulated by Louise Woods, while serving as the representative from the fourth district on the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education, in Charlotte, North Carolina, from 1995-2005.
Assorted ephemera from World War I and World War II, including ration books, documentation from Camp Greene, and nursing recruitment posters.
Contains 19 CDs of recordings of Ben Cole discussing his experiences in the Navy during World War II. He also discusses Charlotte in the years leading up to the war and the difficulties of integration back into civilian life after the war's conclusion. Also contains an interview with Robert Benton discussing his wartime experiences.
Papers relating to Worrell's role as advisor to the Charlotte Junior Music Club and the Epsilon Chapter of Pi Mu. Includes correspondence, programs, and photographs
Original handwritten and typed copies of essays written by Charlotte senior citizens in courses sponsored by the Shepherd's Center and Central Piedmont Community College and taught by Margaret Bigger in 1992-94. These are personal accounts of growing up during the Prohibition era and the Depression and of life during World War II.
VHS tapes of television interviews with Mecklenburg County Commission chairpersons produced by Charlotte, NC area public tv station, WTVI42 in the 1990s. The series of interviews aired titled, "Mr. and Madam Chairman." Interviews are accompanied by biographical material and a rough transcript. Also includes two hour-long broadcasts from the "Charlotte and the New South" series ("A Region at Work" and "Growing a Region.")
Papers documenting the history of the YMCA of Greater Charlotte. Includes newspaper scrapbooks, Board meeting minutes, written histories, building campaigns, photographs and financial ledgers.
Papers of a Charlotte widow, includes a deed, an insurance policy, stocks and a land survey.