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Celebrations North Carolina Charlotte

Liston-Spurlock Wedding

Cake-cutting ceremony at wedding of Sarah Margaret Liston and Royal Spurlock. Left to right: Edwin Thompkins, Edward Brown, Caesar Blake, Aurelia Liston, Bride, Groom, George Williams, Thomas Watkins. Physical Description: Publisher: Floretta Gunn


Family wedding. Physical Description: Publisher: Unknown

Excelsior Club

The Jacksons and McKees at the opening of the Excelsior Club. Physical Description: Publisher: Unknown

Johnson C. Smith University's Sixty-Fifth Anniversary

The celebration of the sixty-fifth anniversary of the founding of JCSU and the twenty-fifth anniversary of Dr. H. L. McCrorey, President on April 7, 1932. Physical Description: Panorma shot. Print stored in oversize box. Publisher: Unknown

Mecklenburg Declaration Day

Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence Parade that took place on May 20, 1908. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: International Post Card Company

Courthouse (Replica of the First Mecklenburg County)

This image is of a replica of the First Mecklenburg County Courthouse that was originally located at the intersection of Trade & Tryon Streets. This building was built by the city in honor of America's Bicentennial Celebration of 1976. Physical Description: 8x10 glossy Publisher: Unknown

Parade Scene at the Corner of Mint and Trade (Presbyterian Hospital featured)

A parade was held every year to celebrate Mecklenburg Declaration day. This photograph features the first building to house the Presbyterian Hospital. It was located on the second floor of the building. Notice the patients and nurses standing on the balcony. It was located on the corner of Mint and Trade Streets across from the Selwyn Hotel. Physical Description: 8x10 glossy Publisher: Unknown

Red Cross Nurses

The 1919 graduating class of Red Cross Nurses march in the Mecklenburg Declaration Parade on May 20th. The photograph was taken in the first block of South Tryon Street. The Independence Building is in the background. Physical Description: 8x10 Publisher: Unknown

Shriner's Parade of 1916

The first parade featuring the new Shriner's Band took place on February 8, 1916. The buildings along the 200 block of West Trade Street are visible. They include Smith's Bookstore at 215 West Trade Street, the Star Cafe at 229 West Trade Street, Climax Barber Shop and Pool Room at 215 West Trade Street, Fites Cash Grocer and Carolina Pawn and Loan Company at 217 West Trade Street.

Physical Description: 8x10

Publisher: Unknown

Elizabeth College Students celebrate Washington's birthday.

Elizabeth College Students celebrate Washington's birthday on February 22, 1902.Elizabeth College was located on Hawthorne Road. It opened in 1896. This popular school for girls remained in Charlotte until 1915.

Physical Description: Original in scrapbook. 35mm negative