News from the Carolina Room

News…from the Carolina Room
By Jane Johnson
Manager / Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library


The Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room & the Mecklenburg County Bar present:
 
Dr. Richard Rosen & Dr. Joseph Mosnier, authors of Julius Chambers: A Life in the Legal Struggle for Civil Rights.
 
They will discuss the life of the late civil rights lawyer and his contribution to Charlotte and the country. A reception and book-signing will also take place. Park Road Books will be on hand to sell copies of the newly released biography.
 
The event will take place Thursday, February 16, from 6:00 to 8:30, at the office of the Mecklenburg County Bar, 2850 Zebulon Avenue, Charlotte, NC

Presenters:
Drs. Richard Rosen & Joseph Mosnier
Contact Name:
Shelia Bumgarner
Contact Phone:
704-416-0150
Contact Email:
sbumgarner@cmlibrary.org
 
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Looking for old news in this new year? Although this site does not include every option available, it does have links to many historic newspapers that have been digitized. http://www.researchguides.net/newspapers.htm
 
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These new materials were added to our collection from 12/23/2016 to 1/19/2017.
 

  • A Black Man's Journey from Sharecropper to College President: the Life and Work of William Johnson Trent, 1873-1963
  • A History of Kentucky and Kentuckians: the Leaders and Representative Men in Commerce, Industry and Modern Activities, Vol. 3
  • A History of Transportation in Western North Carolina; Trails, Roads, Rails & Air
  • A Standard History of Kansas and Kansans, Vols. 3-5
  • Along the Trails of Yesterday: a Story of McIntosh County (ND)
  • Arrest, Search, and Investigation in North Carolina
  • Banjo, An Illustrated History
  • Barbecue
  • Bygone Days at Faxon & Crooked Creek, A Pictorial & Genealogical Collection (Benton Co., TN)
  • Carolina Bluegrass, A High Lonesome History
  • Casey County, Kentucky, 1806-1977: a Folk History, Including Communities and Cemeteries
  • Counties of Christian and Trigg, Kentucky: Historical and Biographical
  • Death of a Pinehurst Princess, The 1935 Elva Statler Davidson Mystery
  • Early Native Americans in West Virginia
  • Eliza Lucas Pinckney, Colonial Plantation Manager and Mother of American Patriots, 1722-1793
  • Family Maps of Hamilton County, IL
  • Family Maps of Jackson County, IL
  • Family Maps of Jasper County, IL
  • Family Maps of Jefferson County, IL
  • Family Maps of Kendall County, IL
  • Family Maps of Knox County, IL
  • Family Maps of Lawrence County, IL
  • Family of Earth, A Southern Mountain Childhood
  • Game Changers, Dean Smith, Charlie Scott, and the Era That Transformed A Southern College Town
  • Hamilton County, Ohio, Naturalization and Marriage Records in the University of Cincinnati Archives, Vol. 1
  • Historic Charleston & The Lowcountry (SC)
  • History of Maysville and Mason County, Vol. 1 (KY)
  • History of Nicholas County (KY)
  • History of the Ohio Falls Cities and Their Counties: with Illustrations and Bibliographical Sketches, Vols. 1-2
  • History of Woodford County (KY)
  • History, Manners, and Customs of the Indian Nations Who Once Inhabited Pennsylvania and the Neighbouring States
  • Iron Dawn, The Monitor, The Merrimack, and the Civil: War Sea Battle That Changed History
  • Julius Chambers, A Life In The Legal Struggle for Civil Rights
  • Kentucky Family Roots
  • Lovie, The Story of a Southern Midwife and an Unlikely Friendship (eastern NC)
  • Marriage records of Highland County, Ohio (1805-1880)
  • Memorial History of Louisville from its First Settlement to the Year 1896, V. 1
  • Michigan Historical Commission, Michigan Historical Collections, Vols. 30-31
  • Montgomery County, Kentucky Will Books
  • North Carolina Governor Richard Caswell, Founding Father and Revolutionary Hero
  • North Carolina Women, Their Lives and Times, Vol. 2
  • North Carolina’s Mountains-To-Sea Trail Guide, Segment 4
  • North Carolina’s Roadside Eateries, A Traveler’s Guide to Local Restaurants, Diners and Barbecue Joints
  • Old Kentucky Entries and Deeds: a Complete Index to All of the Earliest Land Entries, Military Warrants, Deeds and Wills of the Commonwealth of Kentucky
  • Past and Present of O'Brien and Osceola Counties, Iowa, Vol. 1
  • Pennsylvania Archives, Series 5 Vols. 1-2, 4-6, 8
  • Publishing, A Writer’s Memoir (Gail Godwin)
  • Simpsonville, (SC); (Images of America series) 
  • Stockport, Ohio: a Compendium of Historical Information: "What Strange-- What Eccentric Characters-- "
  • Surfing in South Carolina (Images of Modern America series)
  • Tax Lists and Related Documents Olde Burke County, NC 1760-1814, Vol. 1
  • Tax Lists and Related Documents Olde Burke County, NC 1815-1827, Vol. 2
  • Tax Lists and Related Documents Olde Burke County, NC 1760-1839 & 1864, Index, Vol. 3
  • The Biltmore Estate Gardens and Grounds, (NC) (Images of America series)
  • The Carolina Table, North Carolina Writers on Food
  • The Historical Encyclopedia of Colorado, Vol. 1
  • The History of Fort Ocracoke In Pamlico Sound (NC)
  • The History of Pioneer Lexington 1779-1806 (Kentucky)
  • The Smith River Journal: a History from Lewis & Clark to 1979, Cascade & Meagher Counties, Montana
  • The Swamp Fox, How Francis Marion Saved the American Revolution
  • The Tobacco State League, A North Carolina Baseball History
  • The Underground Railroad From Slavery To Freedom, A Comprehensive History
  • The Yankee Plague, Escaped Union Prisoners and the Collapse of the Confederacy
  • Tom Dooley: American Tragedy
  • Wild South Carolina, A Field Guide to Parks, Preserves and Special Places
  • Women's Voices from the Oregon Trail: the Times That Tried Women's Souls, and a Guide to Women's History Along the Oregon Trail