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Oversize box OF10 [F09.002.05.02]


Contains 14 Collections and/or Records:

Blue prints illustrating the ground floor of the Excelsior Club

 Series — Oversize Box: OF10 [F09.002.05.02], Folder: 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The James "Jimmie" McKee Papers consist of material concerning McKee’s life and his career as a night club owner, philanthropist as well as his contributions to the Civil Rights Movement. In 1944, Jimmy McKee established the first night club for African-Americans in the Charlotte area. His collection includes not only papers generated as a result of his life’s work, but also a large assortment of photographs. As a successful business owner, he acquired the funds to make a variety of generous...
Dates: 1944 - 1985

Maps of the Myers Park Neighborhood showing blocks no. 7 & 9, Providence Rd., Hermitage Rd., Queens Rd., Hopedale Ave., and Granville Rd. , 1949-10

 Series — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents From the Collection: This collection contains a variety of papers generated as the result of a lawsuit between Mrs. Mary H. Brenizer and the Stephens Company (et al.) in Charlotte, North Carolina in the early 1940s. Among the papers found here are correspondence, court documents, handwritten notes, maps and diagrams of Myers Park, newspaper clippings, and photographs.
Dates: 1949-10

Photograph of the Charlotte Police Department , 1949 - 1949

 Item — Oversize Box: OF10 [F09.002.05.02], Folder: 9
Scope and Contents (includes complete list of all of the officers).
Dates: 1949 - 1949

1971 April Obituaries , 1971-04

 Item — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents Oversize material is copy of Charlotte Post front-page article printed at time of Tross' death. Includes a picture of Tross shaking hands with LBJ.
Dates: 1971-04