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Overview Public papers of a Charlotte politician and civil rights leader. Primarily material created and received by Alexander as the first African-American member of the Charlotte City Council in the 20th Century (1965-74) and as a North Carolina state senator (1975-80). Includes minutes and other papers related to council and senate activities; material on campaigns and voter registration drives; files on the local, state, and national Democratic Party; correspondence; speeches; clippings;...
Dates: 1908, 1931-1998; 1946 - 1980
Overview The collection concerns primarily Dr. Frank Barnes’ leadership of a conservative “watch-dog” group known as Citizens for Effective Government, in Charlotte, North Carolina, from the late 1980s to 1995. It also includes records Barnes kept once he retired from the CEFG, 1995-2001. The CFEG lobbied for minimization of local government bureaucracy and taxes.
Dates: 1985 - 2000
Overview Photocopies of scrapbooks kept by Baxter, Charlotte mayor (1943-49) and city council member (1935-41, 1951-59). Includes correspondence, clippings, speeches, and other material relating primarily to his political and civic activities.
Dates: 1917 - 1982; 1935 - 1959
Overview Official papers as mayor of Charlotte (1969-77), dating primarily from his last term. Includes correspondence, reports, and speeches relating to the administration of city government, especially community development, roads, and mass transit.
Dates: 1970 - 1977; 1975 - 1977
Overview Chiefly official papers of Charlotte's first four-term mayor (1961-69). Comprised of subject files, correspondence, and speeches documenting almost a decade of change, particularly in regard to desegregation, and reflecting the increasing role of the federal government in addressing urban problems. Also includes material relating to national municipal organizations and to his family and personal life.
Dates: 1960 - 1990
Overview Records of a committee established in 1961 by the mayor of Charlotte to help ease racial tensions and to assist in the gradual desegregation of public facilities. Includes correspondence, minutes, and clippings relating to the committee and its predecessor, the Friendly Relations Committee. Also contains material from state and national groups, including the North Carolina Mayor's Cooperating Committee, North Carolina Good Neighbor Council, National Citizens Committee for Community Relations,...
Dates: 1960 - 1990; 1961 - 1969
Overview Primarily financial records concerning appropriations and expenditures of the city government, 1890s-1920s. Includes material relating to the overall budget and to schools, taxes, business licenses, payrolls, and Elmwood and Pinewood cemeteries. Also includes a copy of the petition (1919) to incorporate Myers Park and photographs of 25 mayors (ca. 1853-ca. 1953) and of 8 city commissioners (ca. 1917-ca. 1925).
Dates: 1853 - 1957; 1895 - 1920
Overview This collection contains family papers and material about Charlotte, as well as pamphlets about the history and politics of Charlotte and North Carolina, patriotic societies, and alcoholism and prohibition. The North Carolina Society of the Cincinnati is well represented in the pamphlet collection as Heriot Clarkson was made an honorary member in 1902.
Dates: 1779, 1829, 1875-1966; 1875 - 1966
Overview Papers of a Charlotte educator and politician, documenting her service as city council member for district 4 (1977-1985). Includes correspondence, reports, and financial data relating to such issues as the controversy over a site for the new coliseum, planning, and neighborhood preservation, especially in regard to zoning problems due to church expansion.
Dates: 1968 - 1985; 1977 - 1985
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
- Subject: Charlotte (N.C.) -- Politics and government X
- Charlotte (N.C.). City Council 5
- Brookshire, Stanford R. 2
- Alexander, Frederick Douglas 1
- Barnes, Frank (Frank Carey) 1
- Baxter, H. H. (Herbert Hill) 1
- Belk, John M. 1
- Carolinas Stadium (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
- Charlotte (N.C.). Mayor's Community Relations Committee. Mayor's Community Relations Committee 1
- Charlotte (N.C.). Mayor's Friendly Relations Committee. Mayor's Friendly Relations Committee 1
- Charlotte Mecklenburg Public Access Corporation 1
- Charlotte Uptown Development Corporation (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Community Relations Committee (N.C.) 1
- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Planning Commission 1
- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police Department 1
- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools 1
- Charlotte-Mecklenburg Schools--Management 1
- Citizens for Effective Government (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
- Cityfair (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
- Clarkson family 1
- Ellison family 1
- Ellison, Ralph 1
- Frech, Laura Page 1
- Henry, Sue L. 1
- Howard, David L. 1
- Hunter, John M. (Jack) 1
- Hunter, Judy 1
- J. Murrey Atkins Library. University Archives 1
- Kennedy, W. A. (Woodford Armstrong) 1
- Knox, Eddie 1
- Lillard, Stewart 1
- McMillan, J. Alex 1
- McNinch, Frank R. (Frank Ramsay) 1
- McNinch, Huldah Groome 1
- Mecklenburg County (N.C.). Board of Commissioners 1
- Mecklenburg County Jail (Mecklenburg County, N.C.) 1
- Myrick, Sue 1
- North Carolina. General Assembly. Senate 1
- Ray, W. Thomas (William Thomas) 1
- Rising Moon Books & Beyond (Charlotte, N.C.) 1
- Shaw, Victor 1
- Smith, James Saxon 1
- Society of the Cincinnati 1
- Spirit Square Arts Center. Board of Directors--Records and correspondence. 1
- Theis, Frank R. 1
- University of North Carolina at Charlotte. Belk College of Business 1
- Vinroot, Richard 1 ∧ less