Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Lyman C. Draper, the Secretary of State Historical Society for the city of Wisconsin, authored “The Mecklenburg Declaration: Its Origin, History, and Actors with a Bibliography of its Literature and Explanatory Documents”. It was published in 1876 and presented the history of what prompted the writing of the Mecklenburg Declaration.This collection includes Draper's unbound manuscripts, dated 1876.
Girl Scouting in the United States began in March 1912 in Savannah, Georgia. Juliette Gordon Low founded this organization with a vision for girls across the country to build courage, confidence, and character in a time where women were overlooked in society. This collection contains copies of The Girl Scout Clarion, a newsletter published by the Mecklenburg County Girl Scout Council. Collection materials are dated April 1947-October 1956 and are in good condition.
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.
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.
“The Clubwoman” was a monthly bulletin of the Charlotte Woman’s Club, the city’s oldest civic organization. The first edition was published on October 7, 1936. The publication dealt with club activity and relayed important information to its club members. This collection contains original issues of “The Clubwoman” spanning from approximately 1936-1939 and 1943-1958.