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Independence Square, n.d. From the Kenneth Wilson Whitsett Papers.
Looking North on South Tryon Street. 1905. From Art work of Charlotte, North Carolina. Imprint Chicago, Ill. : Gravure Illustration Co.
View of Tryon Street from Fourth Street, Early 1950's. From the William H. Sumner Collection.
Reginald Hawkins (right) with Martin Luther King Jr. at Hartley-Woods Gymnasium, Johnson C. Smith University, Charlotte (1966). From the Reginald A. Hawkins Papers.
Men and boy sitting on the "Auto Ambulance," first wrecker built by W. A. Frye, 1117 North Tryon Street, Charlotte (1920). From W.G. Frye Photographs.
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Dean W. Colvard Papers

The Colvard Building opened in 1979. It was named after Dean Wallace Colvard, UNC Charlotte’s first chancellor in 1966. Dean Colvard was born July 10, 1913 in Grassy Creek, North Carolina. To learn more about Dean Colvard, visit Special Collections.
During WWII, letters had to be dispatched in a quick and easy format with...
The Huntersville Colored School opened in 1937 as the only primary...
In December 1773, colonists in Boston threw tea into the Boston Harbor...
 Abraham Lincoln, the 16th President of the United States, was born...

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