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Harvey Gantt Mayoral papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0031
Overview Comprised exclusively of Gantt's official files as the first African-American mayor of Charlotte (1983-87). Includes correspondence, reports, and speeches on such topics as the controversy over a site for the new coliseum, Charlotte's bid for an NBA franchise, and traffic congestion. Contains no records documenting his earlier city council tenure, his 1990 U.S. Senate campaign, or his professional career as an architect.

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  • Names: Gantt, Harvey B. (Harvey Bernard) X
  • Subject: African American mayors -- North Carolina -- Charlotte X