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Oversize box 4 [F09.026.03.01]

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Contains 30 Collections and/or Records:

Baldwin, Carol--Half-truths

 File — Oversize Box: 4 [F09.026.03.01]
Scope and Contents "In the south in 1950, two teenage girls--one black and one white--break racial restrictions, uncover family secrets, and form a friendship which revolutionizes their families."
Dates: 1930s-2014

African American Genealogy Interest Group of Greater Charlotte (AAGIG)

 File — Oversize Box: 4 [F09.026.03.01]
Scope and Contents Founded in 1995 by a group of persons who found common interest in researching their ancestors, the mission is to promote the preservation of family histories shile researching and studying the members' African, Native American, European and Asian roots. File includes a new member's information guide, family tree and ancestor chart templates, and examples of the types of documents one might find in doing research.
Dates: 1930s-2014

African American Historical Society

 File — Oversize Box: 4 [F09.026.03.01]
Scope and Contents Primarily concerns plans to honor Harvey Gantt, first African-American mayor of Charlotte (1983-1987) with a program, calendar and portrait dedication of "Queen City Mayor." There are also materials concerning attending the 2009 inauguration of Pres. Obama. Includes some papers such as by-laws, various minutes, etc.
Dates: 1930s-2014

Arts, Museums, Cultural (Part 1)

 File — Oversize Box: 4 [F09.026.03.01]
Overview Programs, brochures and other materials that highlighted exhibitions, performances, or programs featuring African Americans in all types of arts.
Dates: 1930s-2014

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Black Heritage Committee

 File — Oversize Box: 4 [F09.026.03.01]
Scope and Contents Founded by Thereasea Elder to conduct research on African Americans who contributed to the growth and development of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg community. They are especially interested in the history of the seven Black high schools that existed in Charlotte prior to integration. The members are involved in a yearly project that recognizes African Americans who make substantial contributions to the community. Their most notable accomplishment is the placement of a monument in Pearl Street Park...
Dates: 1930s-2014

Jenkins/Yongue families: "Precious Jewels" Passing the Torch, 2012 August 3-5

 File — Oversize Box: 4 [F09.026.03.01]
Scope and Contents Spiral bound book of photos, family history, and memorial tributes for the Jenkins and Yongue families. Inscribed to T. Elder by a member of the Yongue family.
Dates: 2012 August 3-5