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Overview Files of a Charlotte attorney and his firm, Chambers, Stein, Ferguson, and Lanning, relating to their representation of Darius and Vera Swann and other plaintiffs in the landmark case, Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education, in which the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that federal courts were constitutionally authorized to exercise broad powers to oversee and produce solutions to achieve school integration, which could include using student quotas as a...
Dates: 1902 - 1989; 1965 - 1975
Overview Thereasa Delerine (T.D.) Elder is active in community nursing, church work, and the Charlotte African American community, particularly in efforts to preserve Charlotte's African American history. Materials document the importance of African Americans in politics and community, the value of a healthy and safe neighborhood, and access of education and employment.
Overview Papers of a Charlotte attorney relating to his defense of the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education in the landmark case, Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education, in which the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that federal courts were constitutionally authorized to exercise broad powers to oversee and produce solutions to achieve school integration, which could include using student quotas as a starting point, and developing new attendance zones and busing policies to achieve more racially...
Dates: 1918 - 1984; 1968 - 1971
Overview The Leary Love Collection includes primarily the papers of George Leary Love and his mother, Rose Leary Love. Rose Love was an elementary school teacher in the Charlotte, NC public school system for nearly forty years. She also wrote poetry, music, and short stories for children. George Leary Love had a notable career as a photographer and an interest in environmental issues. In the early 1960s, he was involved with the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee as a field photographer. In...
Dates: circa 1875-1996
Overview Jimmie McKee was the founder of the Excelsior Club, the most influential social club for African Americans in Charlotte, NC, from its establishment in 1944 to its sale in 1984. Includes photographs, advertising material, programs, and booklets.
Dates: 1944 - 1985
Overview Collection contains the papers of Charles A. McLean, primarily during his work as an officer of the North Carolina NAACP. Other papers were produced as a result of his business activities or by his family.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Overview The Taylor and Richardson families album contains photographs and other materials that document the life of Charles Samuel Lafayette Alexander Taylor, an African American barber, soldier, and firefighter active in numerous social and political causes in Charlotte, North Carolina, and his family. The album contains photographs of Taylor; Ella Louise Pickens Taylor, his second wife, and other relatives and family connections. Other documents in the album include the will of Charles Taylor, family...
Dates: 1876-1953 and undated
- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education 2
- Chambers, Julius L. (Julius LeVonne) 1
- Chi Eta Phi Sorority. Iota Chapter 1
- Elder, T. D. (Thereasea Delerine) 1
- Excelsior Club (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
- Fisk University 1
- Horack, Benjamin S. (Benjamin Shambaugh) 1
- Leary family 1
- Leary, Fannie Sizemore 1
- Leary, John Sinclair 1
- Leary, Lewis Sheridan 1
- Leary, Nannie Latham 1
- Love family 1
- Love, George Bishop 1
- Love, George Leary 1
- Love, Rose Leary 1
- McKee, Jimmy (James Robert) 1
- McLean, Charles A. 1
- National Association for the Advancement of Colored People 1
- North Carolina Colored Volunteer Firemen’s Association 1
- Potts, Eugene S. 1
- Richardson (Family : Charlotte, N.C.) 1
- Richardson family 1
- Richardson, James Franklin 1
- Richardson, Mary 1
- Taylor (Family : Charlotte, N.C.) 1
- Taylor family 1
- Taylor, Charles Samuel Lafayette Alexander 1
- Taylor, Ella Louise Pickens 1
- Taylor, Louise 1
- WGIV (Radio station : Charlotte, N.C.) 1
- Williamson, Harriet Taylor 1 ∧ less