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Joseph Richmond Johnson (1894-1962)

Joseph Richmond Johnson, uncle of Alice H. Kibler. Joseph was a Charlotte native, and was a composer and violinist. Physical Description: Publisher: Unknown

Anna Mason Douglas

Anna Mason Stroud Douglas, wife of the Reverend William R. Douglas, pastor of the A.M.E. Zion Methodist Church. He oversaw the construction of the 1911 church on 7th Street. The couple resided at 410 North Myrers Street in 1912. The couple moved to Knoxville, Tennessee, but after his death Anna Douglas returned to Charlotte with her family. 

Joseph Richard Johnson

Joseph R. Johnson (left) and a fraternity brother of Phi Beta Sigma during undergraduate studies at Howard University. Physical Description: Publisher: Unknown

Phyllis Wheatley YWCA

The Planning Committee of the Phyllis Wheatley YWCA. Left to right: unknown, Eloise Usher, Elizabeth Randolph, Eva Long, Allegra Westbrooks, Goldwyn Foster, Floretta Douglas Gunn, Romenia Ford, Willie Mae Porter, unknown. Physical Description: Publisher: Unknown

7th Street Presbyterian Church

A Sunday School Class at 7th Street Presbyterian Church. Dr. D. J. Martin was the teacher. Physical Description: 8x10 Publisher: Unknown

Alice Haynes Kibler

Alice H. Kibler at about 7 months old. Physical Description: Publisher: Unknown

Mable Haynes & Alice Haynes

Mable Haynes Lattimer (sister) holding Alice Haynes Kibler. Alice was about 7 months old. Physical Description: Publisher: Unknown

General Robert Smalls

General Robert Smalls (1839-1915) first became known in the middle of the Civil War when he freed himself, his crew and their families from slavery on May 13, 1862, by commandeering a Confederate transport ship, the CSS Planter, in Charleston harbor, and sailing it to freedom beyond the Federal blockade. Smalls received a reward and after the war served in the United States House of Representatives from South Carolina. This image is from Negro Stars in All Ages of the World by W. H. Quick, L. L. B.
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William Washington Browne (1849–1897)

William Washingon Browne, from `Negro Stars in All Ages of the World` by W. H. Quick, L. L. B. Browne was a champion of empancipation and joined the Union Army in 1862 when the Army seized Memphis, Tennessee.  Browne was an outspoken critic of the Ku Klux Klan, and avid Temperance activist and was a Methodist minister of the Leigh Street Methodist Episcopal Church in Richmond, Virginia. The only possible Charlotte connection may have been with the Temperance organization the United Order of True Reformers. Physical Description: Publisher: Unknown

Floyd and Margaret Wallace, Sr

Floyd and Margaret Wallace, Sr. and Floyd Wallace, Jr., 1941, at home on Long Street. Physical Description: Publisher: Unknown