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Floyd G. Wallace (1916-1992)

Corporal Floyd G. Wallace, Sr. He was a Drill Instructor in World War II. Physical Description: Publisher: Unknown

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

Johnny McNeal

Johnny McNeal during the Korean War. Physical Description: Publisher: Unknown

Richard Weathers

Richard Weathers in uniform during World War II. Physical Description: Publisher: Unknown

Camp Steel

Eugene Nolley at Camp Steel. He was a member of the U. S. Army. Physical Description: Publisher: Unknown

Camp Greene

Camp Greene was a military training camp constructed in northwest Charlotte during World War I. Caption on postcards reads, `Scene looking east from Army Headquarters during completion of camp.` Physical Description: 3x5 color Publisher: Carolina Card Company

Camp Greene Mess Halls

Postcard depicts the completion of the Mess Halls at Camp Greene. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Carolina Card Company

Camp Greene (Knights of Columbus Hall)

Knights of Columbus Hall at Camp Greene, a World War military training camp. Postcard from the papers of Reverend George Allen, who was possibly a chaplain at the camp. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Unknown

Boxing at Camp Greene

Soldiers boxing at Camp Greene, a World War I training camp in Charlotte. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: A. M. Simon