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African Americans -- North Carolina -- Charlotte -- Social life and customs

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Leary Love family papers

Identifier: MS0339
Overview The Leary Love Collection includes primarily the papers of George Leary Love and his mother, Rose Leary Love. Rose Love was an elementary school teacher in the Charlotte, NC public school system for nearly forty years. She also wrote poetry, music, and short stories for children. George Leary Love had a notable career as a photographer and an interest in environmental issues. In the early 1960s, he was involved with the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee as a field photographer. In...
Dates: circa 1875-1996

James "Jimmie" McKee papers

Identifier: MS0336
Overview Jimmie McKee was the founder of the Excelsior Club, the most influential social club for African Americans in Charlotte, NC, from its establishment in 1944 to its sale in 1984. Includes photographs, advertising material, programs, and booklets.
Dates: 1944 - 1985