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Cities and public architecture
In North Carolina in the New South, page 5.7
In this activity, students compare photographs of public buildings in Charlotte before and after industrialization and the growth of the city in the late nineteenth century to learn about industrial wealth and the culture of the Gilded Age.
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The Charlotte Museum of History in Charlotte, NC
The Charlotte Museum of History in Charlotte, NC
This is the Charlotte Museum of History in Charlotte, North Carolina. There are over 10,000 American historical objects, papers and photographs in the museum’s collection and 3,104 on display in the historic buildings and museum exhibits. Visitors can also...
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Court House, Charlotte, 1888
Court House, Charlotte, 1888
The "old court house" in Charlotte, 1888.
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Court house, Charlotte, 1899
Court house, Charlotte, 1899
The "new court house" in Charlotte, 1898.
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Charlotte Nature Museum
Featuring live animals and plants native to the Carolinas, Charlotte Nature Museum allows students from preschool—grade two to get close to nature.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Downtown Charlotte, North Carolin
Downtown Charlotte, North Carolin
Part of the Charlotte skyline seen from the Westin Hotel.
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Railway station, Charlotte, 1898
Railway station, Charlotte, 1898
A small railway station in Charlotte, North Carolina, 1898.
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Railway station, Charlotte, 1898
Railway station, Charlotte, 1898
The new railway station in Charlotte, North Carolina, 1898.
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Charlotte Business People
Charlotte Business People
Business people of Brooklyn in front of the Queen City Drug Store on East Second Street, Charlotte, North Carolina. c. 1910.
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Cecelia Richardson
Cecelia Richardson
Cecelia Richardson, a seamstress in Charlotte, North Carolina, was well-known for her dress designs. She was the wife of Samuel Richardson, one of the first black firemen in Charlotte.
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Levine Museum of the New South
This museum shows the diverse history of the South since the Civil War, with a focus on Charlotte and the surrounding Carolina Piedmont.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Children's Theatre of Charlotte
Open up the realm of theatre arts to your students with a field trip to one of the fine productions at the Children's Theatre of Charlotte at ImaginOn.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Charlotte skyline
Charlotte skyline
Night skyline of Charlotte, North Carolina.
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Mint Museum of Art
Mint Museum of Art
The Mint Museum of Art in Charlotte is housed in the former U.S. Mint building, which operated as a federal branch mint from 1837 until the Civil War.
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Communication: The key to successful mentoring
Building support systems begins with asking for help — and giving it.
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By Diane Gore.
Historic Rosedale Plantation
Located a few miles from the center of downtown Charlotte, the Rosedale Plantation is a good representation of plantation life in Piedmont North Carolina.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Minting gold into coins
In North Carolina in the New Nation, page 6.4
Brief histories of the Bechtler Mint, a private mint in Charlotte, and the Charlotte branch of the U.S. mint, both of which operated in the middle of the nineteenth century.
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Charlotte Hawkins Brown Museum
Contains a wide variety of biographical materials about Dr. Brown and her work in black education. The historic site includes a visitor's center, Dr. Brown's home, three dormitories, cottages, the bell tower, and the dining hall.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
A giant digestive tract at Discovery Place in Charlotte, NC
A giant digestive tract at Discovery Place in Charlotte, NC
This is a giant walk-through digestive tract at Discovery Place in Charlotte, North Carolina.
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Samuel Richardson
Samuel Richardson
Samuel Richardson, one of the first black firemen in Charlotte, c. 1885. Husband of Cecelia Richardson, seamstress.
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