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Reginald A. Hawkins papers

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Identifier: MS0125
Overview Papers of a Charlotte dentist, minister, and civil rights activist, who was the first African-American to run for governor of North Carolina. Consists chiefly of clippings and correspondence documenting his involvement in the desegregation of schools, public accommodations, hospitals, the North Carolina Dental Society, and the Shrine Bowl. Also includes information on voter registration projects, gubernatorial campaign files (1968 and 1972), material concerning Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.,...
Dates: 1954 - 1995; 1954 - 1987

Hemby family correspondence

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Identifier: MS0454
Overview The collection contains letters to Arthur Grady Hemby Jr. and Samuel Robert Hemby during the times that they served in the Navy, 1940- to November 23, 1952.
Dates: 1940 October 19 - 1970 August 1

Sue Henry papers

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Identifier: MS0478
Overview Sue Henry is a gay rights pioneer in Charlotte, North Carolina. The papers consist of materials created and collected by Sue Henry as proprietor of the Rising Moon Books & Beyond bookstore, Charlotte mayoral candidate, and member of a range of social and political organizations.
Dates: 1992 - 2002

Avery Hood papers

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Identifier: MS0399
Overview Avery Hood was the first professionally trained and licensed social worker in Charlotte, and her career spanned from the 1960s through the 1970s. This collection focuses mainly on her and her career in social work.
Dates: circa 1950-1990

Benjamin S. Horack papers

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Identifier: MS0042
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

David L. Howard papers

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Identifier: MS0571
Overview Assorted papers related to David L. Howard's service primarily in local government in N.C. Also contains resumes, and a few personal papers such as his dayplanners. Included in the materials are clippings, brochures and booklets, materials collected at conferences and seminars or government meetings, also some digital material.
Dates: 1991 - 2016

Howell Family papers

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Identifier: MS0264
Overview Primarily consists of correspondence and photographs of the Powell, Poole, O'Rorke and Claney families of Charlotte, NC, Pittsburgh, PA and New York City, NY.
Dates: 1898 - 1993

George M. Ivey papers

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Identifier: MS0124
Overview Primarily papers and photographs of a president of the J. B. Ivey Department Store chain, which was later absorbed into Dillard's. About one-half of the manuscript portion of the collection includes material relating to Ivey’s foreign travels (1959-68); the other half contains material about company founder J. B. Ivey, the operation of the original Charlotte store and chain, and David Ovens, long-time partner and executive. The photographic portion of the collection includes a filmstrip and...
Dates: 1880, 1900-1996; 1959 - 1968

W.A. Kennedy papers

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Identifier: MS0040
Overview Papers of a Charlotte businessman and engineer relating to his role in promoting Charlotte College as a community college and technical institute and in securing for it status as a four year, state supported college. Includes minutes, reports, and recommendations of the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce Education Committee; correspondence with the State Advisory Budget Commission, other state government officials, and individuals in the University of North Carolina system; statistical and research...
Dates: 1941 - 1958

Key to the City of Charlotte, Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

 Collection — Box: SFC4 [F09.090.03.02], Folder: 490
Identifier: MS0490
Scope and Contents One sterling key (4.9 cm) to the City of Charlotte embossed "Stan Brookshire, Mayor" on verso. The key was given to Betty Yelton Alexander in 1991 recognition of 30.5 years of service in the City of Charlotte Purchasing Department (1961-1991). Brookshire served as mayor of Charlotte from 1961-1969. Betty Yelton Alexander died in 2014 at age 82. She was a native of Rutherford County, NC but resided much of her adult life in Charlotte, NC. She was a member of St. John's Methodist Church in...
Dates: 1991

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