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The Tate Family House


The Tate family lived in this elegant home at 504 East 7th Street. Thaddeus Tate opened a barber shop in 1882 which prospered for over sixty years. He co-founded several of Charlotte's leading black businesses, including the Afro-American Mutual Insurance Company and the Mecklenburg Investment Company.



The Tate Family

The Tate Family, c. 1910.Left to right, front row: Aurelia (Midge), William, Thaddeus L. Tate, Sr.,Mildred, Mary Butler Tate, Talmadge, Edwin.Second Row: Thaddeus Jr., Maggie, Estelle, Cora. Inset: Guion.



Alexander Street School

A 5th grade class at Alexander Street School in the 1930s. The school was located at 916 North Alexander Street. It was demolished during the urban renewal projects of the late 1960s and early 1970s. Janie B. Wallace served as the principal at this time. Physical Description: 8x10 Publisher: Unknown

Haynes Family

From left to right: Grace Marie Haynes age 3months, Mable Haynes Futone, 4 years, Alice Haynes Kibler, 2 years, and father, Brevard H. Haynes. Physical Description: Publisher: Unknown