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Overview These interviews discuss the history and significance of open schools in the Charlotte-Mecklenburg school system. Coinciding with court-ordered busing and following a national trend in education, three optional open school programs were opened in Charlotte-Mecklenburg in the early 1970s, including Irwin Avenue Elementary School, Piedmont Middle School, and West Charlotte High School. From the beginning these schools were supported by a diverse parent body, including many community leaders, and...
Dates: 2002 - 2006
Overview The collection contains a small quantity of material concerning the history of Piedmont Junior High School, in Charlotte, NC, mostly from the early 1930s to the late 1940s.
Dates: 1925 - 1978