World War, 1914-1918 -- North Carolina -- Charlotte
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Collection of 96 letters written by Private Joseph B. Mathews of the base hospital at Camp Greene to his girlfriend, Eva La Flamme in Massachusetts.
Dates: 1917 - 1919
Overview This collection contains papers and photographs generated by the McCoy and related families in Mecklenburg County, NC from 1796 to 2001. Most of the papers were produced by Albert McCoy (1843-1925), and a smaller amount by his children. Other families related to the McCoys were the Gluyas, Houston, and Nisbet families. Because the McCoys enslaved people, some of the files in this collection concern a cemetery for enslaved people and traditional stories told by McCoy family captives owned.
Dates: 1796 - 2001; 1844 - 1919
Collection — Box SFC3 [F09.090.03.01], Folder: 225
Overview Material related to American Red Cross drives in Charlotte during World War I, including aid to the Belgians.
Dates: 1918 - 1919
Scope and Contents In this interview, William “Bill” Stewart shares memories of his life growing up in the Newell community near Charlotte, North Carolina, of his college days at Elon College in the 1930s, and of his military service in World War II. He tells about his parents and grandparents and the family’s farmland, recalls hearing his Civil War veteran grandfather reminisce with other veterans about the war, describes the Newell community, and talks about trips into Charlotte, then a town of 20,000. He...
Dates: 2019 August 1
Collection — Box SFC4 [F09.090.03.02], Folder: 539
Overview Ration books and coupons from World War II, as well as a roster poster from Camp Greene, a military training facility located in Charlotte during World War I.