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Federation of Home Demonstration Clubs of Mecklenburg County on first anniversary of its organization
Federation of Home Demonstration Clubs of Mecklenburg County on first anniversary of its organization
In this black and white photo, a large group of women pose on the steps of a brick building with three archways. They are all wearing long dresses and hats. They are members of the Federation of Home Demonstration Clubs of Mecklenburg County and are celebrating...
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EnergyExplorium
Take a tour and enjoy the programs offered by Duke Power's EnergyExplorium.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Hezekiah Alexander House
Hezekiah Alexander House
Hezekiah Alexander House, completed in 1774. Hezekiah Alexander owned as many as thirteen slaves, a number that placed him in the top 1 percent of slaveholders in late eighteenth-century Mecklenburg County. Alexander's labor force was the simple fact that...
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Meck Dec Day in Charlotte
Meck Dec Day in Charlotte
Reenactors at "Meck Dec Day," the celebration of the anniversary of the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence on May 20, 1775.
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Latta Plantation Nature Center and Preserve
Environmental education programs at this nature center allow students to explore the wonders of nature all around them.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
ImaginOn
There is something for everybody at this wonderful facility which provides both theater and library related activities.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
4-H sale selling chickens in Mecklenburg
4-H sale selling chickens in Mecklenburg
Several large cages full of chickens are the center of attention in this black and white photograph from the 1950s. Four African American 4-H club members are standing behind the cages as they listen to someone up at the podium in front of them. A loud speaker...
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Key industries: Banking and finance
In Recent North Carolina, page 3.3
An overview of the history of the banking industry in North Carolina.
Format: article
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
Polk Memorial (NC Historic Site)
A congressman for the state of Tennessee and President of the United States, James K. Polk was a native of the state of North Carolina. This historic site celebrates his life and accomplishments.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
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
Mint Hill Country Doctor's Museum and Country Store
This museum takes the visitor back to the early years of medical practice and the "daily lives and routines of Southern people living in rural areas from the late 1800's to the 1930's."
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Postwar North Carolina
Primary sources and readings explore the history of North Carolina and the United States during the postwar era (1945–1975).
Format: book (multiple pages)
Blue Planet Water Environmental Center
A hands-on environmental education center which focuses on water and waste water treatment.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
Reedy Creek Nature Center and Preserve
Discover local biodiversity and natural heritage through hands-on experiences in the natural world.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
McDowell Nature Center and Nature Preserve
Discover local biodiversity and natural heritage through hands-on experiences in the natural world.
Format: article/field trip opportunity
The Mecklenburg Resolves
In Revolutionary North Carolina, page 3.3
On receiving news of Lexington and Concord in May 1775, the Mecklenburg County Committee of Safety adopted these "resolves," or resolutions, declaring all royal authority to be suspended. Includes historical commentary.
Format: document/primary source
Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education
In Postwar North Carolina, page 4.8
The Supreme Court's ruling in Swann v. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Board of Education, April 20, 1971, which ordered the integration of Mecklenburg County's schools. Includes historical background.
Format: court decision/primary source
Commentary and sidebar notes by David Walbert.
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
Downtown Charlotte, North Carolin
Downtown Charlotte, North Carolin
Part of the Charlotte skyline seen from the Westin Hotel.
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