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An African American Album: Home and Family
The Kirkpatrick family on the porch of their farmhouse, c.1910
From The Samuel Kirkpatrick Family by Addie Pettice and Josephine Wade
CHARLOTTE MECKLENBURG LIBRARY
"Our home was never a fine one from the sense of size or appointments, but it was a roomy, old-fashioned house with a big porch around it, and the home was filled with children and a good Mother's love."
Rose Leary Love
Alfred Dixon served as the first president of the choir at Seventh Street Presbyterian Church.
FIRST UNITED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH ARCHIVES.
Right: Miss Poe of Charlotte, c. 1900.
The Alexander Brothers, c. 1928. Left to right: Frederick Douglas, Louis Franklin, Zachariah; front: Kelly Miller.
MRS. KELLY M. ALEXANDER, SR.
Rosa Catherine "Cattie" Kennedy and Richard P. Bearden were the grandparents of artist Romare Bearden. As a child he spent summers at their home at 401 South Graham Street. These portraits were made before their marriage in the 1880s.