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Celia Richardson

Celia Richardson, wife of Samuel. She was a seamstress and designer of gorgeous gowns. Physical Description: 5x7 Publisher: Unknown

Oscar Jackson (1877-1961)

Tribute to Mr. Oscar Jackson from John M. Scott (1866-1945), chairman of the Board for Wachovia. Physical Description: Publisher: Unknown

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