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1941 - Pearl Harbor

Carl Neal and Fred Hayes
Event Date: 
December 7, 1941
Event Type: 
World War II 1941-1945

After the attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States mobilized for war. Charlotte's African American community joined in.

  • Carl F. Neal and friend Fred Hayes of Charlotte are stationed in Dallas, Texas when they pose together for this photograph.         
  • Charlotte's Doris Parks, second from left, and friends at Lockbourne Air base, 1944.           
  • Dorothy Neal poses in a WAC uniform.