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Kirk, James William, 1925-2014

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Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

James William Kirk, 2013 October 7

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Identifier: OH-KI0566
Scope and Contents In this first of two interviews, James Kirk begins by tracing the history of the Kirk family from their Scottish roots to their settling in the Newell community of Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, and what would eventually become the University area of Charlotte. He describes life growing up on a dairy and cotton farm, including trips to deliver goods to grocery stores in Charlotte. He recollects his school experience at Newell School and recalls several memorable teachers. Mr. Kirk also...
Dates: 2013 October 7