Your online photograph album of the lives of African Americans in Charlotte and in Mecklenburg County from the 1940s through the 1990s. Browse through miles of memories in this beautifully created electronic album capturing the past sixty years. Explore the rich history, treasured moments and dynamic people who have made a difference to this area of North Carolina.
Rose Leary Love's memoir of life in the lost Charlotte neighborhood of Brooklyn during the early twentieth century. Brooklyn, a city within a city, was lost to urban renewal soon after Love's death in 1969. The Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County published the memoir in 1996. This electronic version presents the original book in its entirety.
Published by the Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County in 1992. The book, now out of print, is made up of photographs donated by community members. These compelling images reflect African-American Life in the years before 1950.