Speakers Bureau

The Carolina Room will come to you!

Below is a list of programs that are available at no charge to any interested organization:
History How-to
  • Business History of Charlotte
  • Camp Greene, 1917-1919
  • Carolina Outlaw Baseball League
  • Carolina Pirates!
  • Charlotte at the Turn of the 20th Century
  • Demographics of Recent Immigration to Charlotte
  • Historic Gardens of the Carolinas from the Colonial Period to the 20th Century
  • The Lost Colony
  • Mecklenburg County in the Revolutionary War
  • The Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence: Our Tradition
  • Native Americans of the Carolina Piedmont
  • They Came to Carolina: Colonial Migration
  •  Conducting an Oral History
  • "Don't Throw That Away! When I Downsize, This Goes to the Carolina Room."
  • Genealogy 101: Getting Started
  • Genealogy on the Internet
  • Historic Preservation 101
  • Online Auctions (i.e., eBay)
  • Preserving Family Papers & Photographs
  • Researching Your Neighborhood History
Places People
  • The Charlotte Mint: Its History and Significance
  • Development of Plaza-Midwood
  • Myers Park Neighborhood
  • Who is Sharon? Naming Charlotte’s Streets
  • Harry Golden: Activist & Journalist
  • Legette Blythe: Mecklenburg Storyteller
  • Reconstruction in Charlotte: Through the Lives of John and Jane Wilkes, 1865-1877