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Clubs North Carolina Charlotte

Charlotte Polo Club Field

Aerial view of the Charlotte Polo Club  which used the landing field on Queens Road West and Selwyn Avenue. Founded in September of 1923, the club was very popular from 1923-1935. At the time a good polo pony cost $1000.00, and riders needed at least three horses per game. The high costs of the sports led to its demise.

Omega Psi Phi (Charlotte Chapter)

The Omega Psi Phi was founded on November 17, 1911, at Howard University in Washington, D.C. It is the first international fraternal organization to be founded on the campus of a historically black college. This is a picture of the Charlotte Chapter. Physical Description: Publisher: Unknown

Starette Social Club

Starette Social Club in McCrory Heights. Left to right: Margaret Wallace, Cora B. Johnson, Willie Mae Witherspoon, Carrie Belton, Emma Brown. Second row: Floyd Wallace, unknown, unknown, Abram Hare, unknown, unknown, and William Bates Physical Description: Publisher: Unknown

Elites Social Club

Elites Social Club at the Excelsior Club.Mr. & Mrs. Floyd Wallace Sr., Mr. & Mrs. A. Boyton, Mr. & Mrs. Willie L. Weddington, Mr. T. Goodwin, Mr. & Mrs. James Barnes. Physical Description: Publisher: Unknown

Black Cat Social Club

Members of the Black Cat Social Club and their wives at annual Christmas Dance. Physical Description: 5x7 Enlarged version is in Exhibit. Publisher: Unknown

Excelsior Club

Original Excelsior Club in 1944. The Club was renovated in 1984. Physical Description: Publisher: Unknown

Excelsior Club

Opening night at the Excelsior Club. Physical Description: Publisher: Unknown

Excelsior Club

Members of the first Board of Directors for the Excelsior Club. Physical Description: Publisher: Unknown