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Musicians North Carolina Charlotte

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

Cab Calloway (1907-1994)

Cab Calloway performed at the Armory Auditorium in the early 1940s. Physical Description: Publisher: Unknown

Ink Spots

The Ink Spots at The Armory Auditorium along with a Charlotte man (4th from the left). He is unidentified and he sang with the Dixie Hummingbirds. The Ink Spots are best remembered for the song, If I Didn't Care. Physical Description: Publisher: Unknown

Charlotte Boys Choir

The Charlotte Boys Choir during a trip to Daytona, Florida. Physical Description: 8x10 glossy Publisher: Unknown

Charlotte Boys Choir

Charlotte Boys Choir on a trip to Daytona, Florida. Physical Description: 8x10 glossy Publisher: Unknown

Fire Department Chorus

The Fire Department Chorus of 1940 with Milton Panetti as the director. Physical Description: 8x10 Publisher: Unknown

Elizabeth College Student Playing Guitar

Marie Isabella Matson playing guitar in her dorm room. Guitar, banjo and mandolin clubs were very popular during this time period.

Physical Description: Original in scrapbook


Charlotte Symphony

The Charlotte Symphony was founded in 1932. The director/conductor at the podium is Guillermo S. DeRoxlo, who served in the position until 1945.

Physical Description: 11x14 framed in Carolina Room


Charlotte Symphony Orchestra

The Charlotte Symphony played its first concert March 20, 1931. Today it is a fine professional symprony orchestra, probably the oldest symphony orchestra in the South in continuous operation.

Physical Description: 8 x 10 inches, black and white, glossy