City Council , 1960 - 1980
Scope and Contents
This subseries documents Alexander's five consecutive terms as a member of the Charlotte City Council. Material is organized alphabetically by topic. An extensive portion of material consists of folders Alexander kept for each council meeting. Boxes contain minutes, agendas, and other documents pertaining to issues discussed. These have been retained basically as he kept them. Extensive documentation exists for topics such as the Anti-Discrimination Ordinance of 1968, urban renewal, housing, and the police and fire departments. Other folders document black politics in Charlotte and North Carolina, civil rights issues, labor issues, and routine city business. Included are topics not directly related to city business but rather to Alexander's interests and activities while serving on the council. Note: Series 3 also contains material related to city government. Includes communications from council members and staff and letters from citizens asking for help to correct deficiencies in city services.
- 1960 - 1980
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
From the Collection: 58 Linear Feet
From the Collection: English