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Bill Veeder oral history interview, 2004 April 4

 Digital Record
Identifier: OH-VE0400

Dates

  • 2004-04-23

Summary

Bill Veeder recounts his experiences as the city manager of Charlotte, North Carolina during the 1960s and his involvement with the city's urban renewal program. He discusses working with the Charlotte City Council; the executive director of the Charlotte Redevelopment Commission, Vernon Sawyer; the urban renewal committees; and Mayor Stanford Brookshire. He explains the city of Charlotte's motivations for urban renewal and how he believes that the project benefited the residents of the Brooklyn neighborhood, which was torn down, and the city of Charlotte.

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
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Charlotte NC 28223 USA