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Charles Clyburn oral history interview, 2004 April 5

 Digital Record
Identifier: OH-CL0374

Dates

  • 2004-04-05

Summary

Native Charlottean Charles Clyburn shares his memories of spending time in the Brooklyn neighborhood of Charlotte, North Carolina, also known as Second Ward. Topics include attending Second Ward High school, the Queen City Classic football rivalry, neighborhood baseball games, businesses, the United House of Prayer for All People, and the relationship between the police and Brooklyn residents. He describes the impact of urban renewal on businesses and Brooklyn's residents, and how some residents were misled about the project and whether they would be able to return.

Extent

39 Minutes

Language

English

Repository Details

Part of the Oral Histories, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte Repository

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Atkins Library, UNC Charlotte
9201 University City Blvd
Charlotte NC 28223 USA