African American leadership -- North Carolina -- Charlotte
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The earliest materials in this collection pre-date the formation of both the Black Student Union (BSU) and the Black Studies program, which is today known as the Department of Africana Studies. Photographs and papers from students document protests in the Spring of 1969, which precipitated the formation of the Black Studies Committee, and later, the BSU and Black Studies program. The committee records contain meeting minutes, correspondence, reports, reference materials, and other materials...
Dates: 1971 - 1984
Found in: University Archives, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, UNC Charlotte [All collections not yet online. For assistance, contact Special Collections: firstname.lastname@example.org; 704-687-1170] / UA0104, Department of Africana Studies records / Black Studies Program--Subject files
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.