This Hispanic Heritage Month, the Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room takes a dive into the history of Hispanic and Latino presence in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Sure, it's Library Card Sign-Up Month but, how can your Library card help you in the Carolina Room? Here's the scoop.
Curious about how the Queen City came to be? Here, the Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room makes an introduction to Queen Charlotte Sophia of Mecklenburg-Strelitz.
Midwood Elementary reached its prime in the 1950s. Several decades later, the school began to fall into disrepair and closed, but in 1985 seventy workers brought Midwood Elementary back up to code in a speedy three days, changing the trajectory of the school and what it meant to the community forever.
Did you know that Independence Day was almost celebrated on July 2? This piece explores the history of American independence.
For many Americans, July 4 is synonymous with Independence Day. However, in one North Carolina county, Independence Day comes early, on May 20 to be exact.
Originally coined Black Music Month, the commemoration was conceived by black music moguls Kenny Gamble, Dyana Williams and Ed Wright in the 1970s and initiated by President Jimmy Carter on June 7, 1979. The holiday was later renamed African American Music Appreciation Month by President Barack Obama in 2009.
Happy Meck Dec Day! This is the final installment in a four-part series exploring the history of the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence.
This post is part three in a four-part series that explores the Mecklenburg Declaration of Independence.