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African American mayors -- North Carolina -- Charlotte

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Anthony Foxx Mayoral Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0518
Overview Anthony Foxx was elected mayor of Charlotte in 2009. He served in that office until confirmed as Secretary of Transportation in June 2013. The materials document Anthony Foxx's tenure as Mayor of Charlotte, 2009-2013.
Dates: 2001-2013

Harvey Gantt Mayoral papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0031
Overview Comprised exclusively of Gantt's official files as the first African-American mayor of Charlotte (1983-87). Includes correspondence, reports, and speeches on such topics as the controversy over a site for the new coliseum, Charlotte's bid for an NBA franchise, and traffic congestion. Contains no records documenting his earlier city council tenure, his 1990 U.S. Senate campaign, or his professional career as an architect.
Dates: 1983 - 1987