Liven up your next Zoom meeting with these fun virtual backgrounds featuring historic photographs of Charlotte and UNC Charlotte! Our Charlotte backgrounds showcase how the heart of the city - the intersection of Trade and Tryon Street - evolved over the 20th Century. The UNC Charlotte backgrounds reach back to our earliest days as Charlotte College, as well as a throwback to a familiar-looking Atkins Library for many of our alumni.
Select from the following images or download them all!
Charlotte celebrates Meck Dec Day, circa 1925. MS0146 Daughters of the American Revolution, Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence Chapter, records, UNC Charlotte.
Independence Square, circa 1926. MS0349 Ed Perzel papers, UNC Charlotte.
Independence Square, circa 1936-1937. MS0270 Kenneth Wilson Whitsett papers, UNC Charlotte.
Look down Tryon Street, 1963. UA0065 Charlotte College Photographs, UNC Charlotte.
NCNB Plaza, 1973. MS0121 Mary Boyer, UNC Charlotte.
Parade, circa 1974. MS0437 Charlotte Corporate Communications, UNC Charlotte.
Charlotte Skyline, undated. MS0437 Charlotte Corporate Communications records, UNC Charlotte.
Charlotte College, 1960. UA0065 Charlotte College Photographs, UNC Charlotte.
Kennedy, Macy, & the Barn, 1961. UA0065 Charlotte College Photographs, UNC Charlotte.
Atkins Library, undated. UA0066 UNC Charlotte Photographs Collection, UNC Charlotte.
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-- Stacy Rue