Libraries and community
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Abstract Everett Blackmon is a native Charlottean who attended West Charlotte High School and Johnson C. Smith University. He worked for the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library for over 40 years in various positions, but currently (2023) serves as the Access Services Manager at the University City Regional branch. In addition to his career with the Library, he is a self-taught photographer and founder of Winning Images Photography, specializing in capturing local history as it happened. This collection...
Dates: 1984 - 2023; 1923
Collection — Box 1
Abstract The Mecklenburg Citizens for Better Libraries (MCBL) was founded in 1967 as a local unit of the statewide Citizens for Better Libraries organization. The goal of the organization was to raise standards and provide library service to everyone in the county by encouraging collaboration among all the libraries within a 50-mile radius of Charlotte. The organization was involved in encouraging gifts and endowments, promoting legislative support for libraries and stimulating library use. They also...
Dates: 1967 - 1984; Majority of material found within 1967 - 1972