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Charlotte (N.C.) -- Politics and government

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:

Stewart Lillard papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS0177
Overview Primarily papers relating to his research on Ralph Ellison. Includes correspondence with Ellison and others, notes, articles, and information on Ellison's South Carolina ancestors. Also includes material from Lillard's 1989 Charlotte city council campaign and political campaign materials from the Charlotte area. There is a small collection of assorted bumper stickers included.
Dates: 1849 - 2000; 1967 - 1989

J. Alex McMillan papers

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Identifier: MS0263
Overview Papers relating to his services as a member of the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners (1972-74) and as the principal organizer and president of the Spirit Square Development Group (1975-82). Includes correspondence, campaign material, reports, and newspaper clippings.
Dates: 1952, 1972-1982

Frank McNinch papers

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Identifier: MS0426
Overview Frank McNinch was the mayor of Charlotte, NC from 1912 to 1917, and later was appointed to serve on the Federal Communications Commission in 1930, becoming its Chairman in 1933. In 1937, President Roosevelt appointed McNinch to be the Chairman of the Federal Power Commission. The collection contains mostly the papers he generated while working for these two federal commissions.
Dates: 1925 - 1951; 1930 - 1951

Sue Myrick Mayoral Papers

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Identifier: MS0204
Overview Papers documenting the two mayoral terms (1987-91) of the first female mayor of Charlotte, N.C.
Dates: 1987 - 1991

W. Thomas Ray papers

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Identifier: MS0104
Overview Papers of a Charlotte lawyer and politician, primarily documenting his membership on the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners (1978-84). Includes campaign files and material reflecting his special interests in human services, mental health, and roads. Also includes material from his earlier service on the Charlotte Housing Authority (1971-76).
Dates: 1971 - 1986

Victor Shaw papers

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Identifier: MS0095
Overview Papers of Shaw, Charlotte mayor (1949-53), primarily related to his first term. Includes correspondence, speeches, clippings, memorabilia, photographs, and a recording of presidential candidate Dwight D. Eisenhower's campaign speech in Charlotte (1952).
Dates: 1894 - 1966; 1949 - 1953

Richard Vinroot papers

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Identifier: MS0259
Overview Papers documenting the two mayoral terms (1991-95) of Richard Vinroot as the mayor of Charlotte, N.C. The papers highlight the city council, the chamber of commerce, community development, consolidation of city and county government and services, crime (including drug enforcement and the police department), cultural relations (especially Charlotte's interaction with its "sister cities"), education, housing, municipal services (including compensation of city employees, reorganization of...
Dates: 1990 - 1995