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Joseph P. Little Charlotte Symphony Orchestra Records, 1908-2007
This collection contains concert programs, advertistements and brochures,correspondence, newspaper articles, photographs, and A/V materials relating to Joseph Pritchard Little's involvement in the Charoltte Symphony Orchestra. Materials are dated 1908-2007.
Julia McNinch Camp Greene Scrapbook, 1918
Julia McNinch (1891-1975) was born in 1891 in Charlotte, North Carolina to Samuel Sylvanus McNinch and Julia Magill McNinch. Julia was a schoolteacher and married John Klump Slear of Pennsylvania, who had been a soldier training at Camp Greene. This collection includes one scrapbook with documents, photographs, postcards, songs, stamps, and textiles relating to Camp Greene. The scrapbook is dated 1918 and in good condition.
Junaluska Story Film Reel, 1954-1959
Junior League Garden Club Records, 1937-1988
The Junior League of Charlotte (JLC) is a women’s organization that promotes volunteering and leadership development. The JLC's Garden Club was organized on November 5, 1925 to engage in conservation work and outdoor activities. Examples of projects undertaken by the Garden Club include flower shows, bird house contests, school gardens, home improvement contests, and flower photography. Collection materials are in good condition and dated 1937-1988.
Junior League of Charlotte Annual Reports, 1926-1972
Kenneth Frederick and Blanche Marsh Papers, 1966-1967
Kenneth Frederick Marsh (1901-1968) and his wife, Blanche Marsh (1902-1991), produced a number of books about different regions in the south, with "Charlotte, Carolinas' Queen City" being the focus of this collection. Collection materials include the proof for this book, as well as correspondence between some of Charlotte’s most prominent citizens: George M. Ivey, John Belk, W.T. Harris, Stan Brookshire, and Harold C. Dwelle. Materials are in good condition and dated c1966-1967.
La Noticia Digital Newspapers, 1997-
Latta Family Land Records Collection, 1764-1998
Lemmond Family Papers, c1919-1990
Leonard Rowland Pruette Papers, 1887-1947
Los Tiempos Book Club Records, 1951-1977
The objective of the Los Tiempos Book Club was to foster the culture and entertainment of its members. The programs and programs found in this collection include the names of the book club members, dates and locations for the meetings, a list of the books exchanged, and a copy of the constitution and by-laws. Materials are dated 1951-1970.
Mannetta Mills Monroe Plant Newsletters (The Manettism), 1927-1938
Margaret G. Bigger Collection, Piedmont Courts Newsletters, 1969-1990
Martha W. Evans Collection, 1929-1979
Mary Brevard Alexander Howell Papers, 1833-1988
Mary Lois Moore Yandle Papers, 1886-2003
Maurice Biggers World War I Collection, 1868, 1918-1919
Mayor James Saxon Smith's Committee on Race Relationships Collection, 1959-1969
Mecklenburg Citizens for Better Libraries Records, 1967-1984
Mecklenburg County Home Register, 1902-1942
The Mecklenburg County Poor House (1833-1870) was created from County funds to serve members of the community who were unable to afford proper medical care. In 1870, the Poor House became known as the Mecklenburg County Home (1870-1972), and in 1956, Green Acres Rest Home for the Aged (1956-1983) was founded as a new rest home. This collection contains one register belonging to the Mecklenburg County Home with entries dated 1902-1942. The register is in good condition.
Mecklenburg County Ornithology Collection, 1926-2017
This collection contains scrapbooks, artifacts, bulletins and newsletters pertaining to local ornithology clubs including the Carolina Bird Club, the Mecklenburg Audubon Society, Parks and Recreation and private individuals’ personal collections. Materials are in good condition and dated 1926-2017.
Michael Blair Local History Collection, 1847-1949
Michael Blair is a Charlotte businessman who specializes in Real Estate. His collection contains a variety of local history memorabilia and family photographs. Materials are dated 1847-1949 and are in good condition.
Midwood Elementary School Scrapbook, 1940-1960
Midwood Elementary School was established c1934. Originally called the Lawyers Road School, the school was located at 1817 Central Avenue in what is now known as Plaza Midwood. The building underwent several renovations, and eventually Midwood Elementary School closed. This collection contains a scrapbook dated 1940-1960. Scrapbook contents include photographs, newspaper clippings, letters, and other miscellaneous materials relating to Midwood Elementary School.
National Society of the Colonial Dames of America-North Carolina Records, 1912-1939
The National Society of the Colonial Dames of America (NSCDA) is a national organization that was founded in 1891. Its members actively seek to inspire patriotism through historic preservation, education, and patriotic service. NSCDA focuses its organizational efforts on sparking interest in our nation’s founding and development, and colonial history. This collection contains bound annual reports published by the North Carolina chapter of NSCDA dated 1912-1939.
Navajo Club Records, 1927-1998
The Navajo Club was a social boys club at Central High School from 1927 to 1933. It was then reorganized on June 17, 1972. The club was for socializing only and did not carry any other qualifications for membership. Roughly 90% of the members served in World War 2. After the reorganization, members met on the first Friday of every month. This collection includes newspaper clippings, obituaries and photos of members of the Navajo Club spanning c1927-c1998.
Penguin Dance Club Records, 1967-1992
Political Collection, 1885-2016
Presbyterian Standard Newspaper Collection, 1926
Pro Re Nata Club Records, 1906-1953
The Pro Re Nata Book Club was organized in early 20th century. It was the outgrowth of a sewing club consisting of young women between the ages of 17 and 19. This collection contains a multi-page document outlining the history and intentions of the Pro Re Nata Club, as well as annual club programs dated 1906-1953. In each program there is a list of members and information about discussions and discussion leaders. Materials are dated 1906-1953.
Ralph Johnson Papers, c1921-1971
Ralph Johnson (1904-2001) was a prominent Black businessman in Davidson, North Carolina. He owned and operated Johnson's Barber Shop on Davidson's Main Street from 1921-1971, where he served many Davidson College students, community leaders, and Secretary of State Dean Rusk. This collection contains materials relating to his life and career, mostly consisting of photographs. Other items include biographical information as well as published articles. Materials are dated c1921-c1971.
- Correspondence 55
- Clubs and Organizations 39
- Photographs 38
- Women--Societies and clubs 28
- Education 27
- Family Papers/Genealogy 27
- Programs 27
- Scrapbooks 26
- Business 20
- Newspaper clippings 19
- Women 19
- Charlotte Publications 18
- Book clubs (Discussion groups) 16
- Publications 15
- Authors 14
- City and County Government 13
- Artifacts 12
- Military 12
- Financial documents 11
- Genealogy 11 + ∧ less
- English 151
- Spanish; Castilian 1
- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools 4
- Harding, Harry P., 1874-1959 3
- Allison, Charles W., 1883-1959 2
- Central Piedmont Community College (Charlotte, N.C.) 2
- Charlotte Chamber of Commerce (Charlotte, N.C.) 2
- Charlotte Public Library (Charlotte, N.C.) 2
- Charlotte Symphony Orchestra 2
- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Charter Commission 2
- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission 2
- Duke Power Company 2
- Duke, James Buchanan, 1856-1925 2
- First Union National Bank of North Carolina 2
- GFWC of North Carolina 2
- Junior League of Charlotte 2
- Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.) 2
- United Daughters of the Confederacy. North Carolina Division 2
- YMCA World Service 2
- American & Efird Mills, Inc 1
- American Association of University Women 1
- American Association of University Women. Charlotte Branch 1 + ∧ less