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Afro-American Newspaper Carriers

Afro-American Newspaper carriers organized in 1933. Front row, seated: Ray A. Booton. Second row: Eddie Spears, Mrs. Cathey, David Smith, Mr. Cathey, Gerson Stroud, Addison Yongue John Spears, Mrs. Martha Yongue Johnson, Reginald Wright. Place: Mrs. Johnson's front yard on East 8th Street. Physical Description: 5x7 Publisher: Unknown

Black City Nurses

Black city nurses of the Charlotte Health Department. Seated on the first row, from left to right: Helen Glenn, Birdie Moore, Ruth Byers, Rose M. Jones, Mrs. A. E. Spears, Mrs. Gertrude Blackman. Standing, from left to right: Amanda Eason, Lillian Jenkins, Shute, Virginia Trollinger, Polly Willston, Cleo Yongue, Mary Wall Grier, Blanche Sanson, Estelle Smith Rodrickques, Louise Mason.Back row, from left to right: Hazel Blackeney (Director), Emily Nixon (Superintendent), Clara Lawrence, Dorothy Wilkins. Circa 1945-1950.

Samuel Richardson

Samuel Richardson, one of the first black firemen in Charlotte. Physical Description: 5x7 Publisher: Unknown

Librarian at Carnegie Library

Librarian posing by a book truck in the old Carnegie Library, which was the first public library in Charlotte. It opened in 1903.

Physical Description: 8x10 black and white glossy.


Workers in cotton field

Workers picking cotton in Mecklenburg County. Physical Description: 3x5 color Publisher: Unknown

Cotton ready for shipping

Shows men `Trucking cotton on the platform. Charlotte, NC` Physical Description: 3x5 - black & white Publisher: Stone and Barringer Publishers

Farm Workers

This image of farm workers in Charlotte North Carolina was copied from a brochure entitled, `One of Mecklenburg's Good Roads.` These gentlemen are probably on their way to a ginnery to market to sell their cotton. Physical Description: 8x10 glossy Publisher: Unknown

Dr. Annie Alexander

Dr. Annie Lowrie Alexander (1864-1929) was the first female physician in North Carolina. This photograph was taken in February 1908. Physical Description: 5x74x5 negative Publisher:

Sanitary Laundry Truck

Rowland Stewart Ferguson (1889-1966) stands by his laundry truck at 210 North Cecil Street. (The latter is now known as Kings Drive.) Physical Description: 8x10 glossy Publisher: Unknown