Shared Stories

Dublin Core

Title

Shared Stories

Subject

African Americans
Mecklenburg County, NC

Description

Photographs and documents relating to the history of African Americans in Davidson, Cornelius, and Huntersville NC.

Creator

Davidson College Archives

Publisher

Davidson College Archives

Date

2017

Format

Image
Text

Language

English

Type

Image
text

Coverage

Mecklenburg County, NC

Items in the Shared Stories Collection

29-0413
Photograph of Ken Norton in a barbershop in Davidson, NC.

29-0472
Color image of Reeves Temple AME Zion Church in Davidson, NC.

29-0474
Color photograph of Reeves Temple AME Zion Church in Davidson, NC

29-0476
Davidson Presbyterian Church sign with the church visible in the background.

29-0477
Photograph of Davidson College Presbyterian Church and Education Building.

29-0603
Photograph of houses in Lakeside Terrace. A pond and Griffith Street are visible.

29-0604
Houses in Lakeside Terrace neighborhood in Davidson, NC.

29-0605
Four barracks on Main Street in Davidson. The barracks originally housed soldiers, the married students and later African American families.

Ada Jenkins at home
Ada Jenkins sitting on the steps to her home in Davidson, NC.

Ada Jenkins at school
Ada Jenkins standing in front of the school with children around her

Davidson Colored School Annual Report 1938
1937-1938 Report to the State Department of Public Instruction

Annie Mildred Lowery
Portrait of Annie Mildred Lowery

Bernice Houston Family
Color photograph of members of Houston family including Bernice Houston, Marjean Torrence, Ruby Houston, Karen Houston and 4 other women.

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June Kimmel teaching a class of young children. The children are sitting on the floor.

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Davidson College Presbyterian Church minister Carl Pritchett talks with Mr. and Mrs. Lowery in front of their recently burned home with a crowd watching them.

Davidson Graded Stitch
Children and teachers standing in front of original wooden building of the Davidson Colored School.

Private Day School Ad
An advertisement placed in the Mecklenburg Gazette for the formation of a segregated private school.

Davidson Presbyterian Church
Davidson Presbyterian Church in the foreground with the education building in the background.

Davidson Presbyterian Churchgoers
Two black women pose for a picture outside of Davidson Presbyterian Church.

Davidson Presbyterian Church Group
A group of black men and women pose for a picture in Davidson Presbyterian Church.