Harry Golden was a best-selling author and a journalist who advocated for civil rights and social reform. Read more about his interesting story and how Charlotte became his home and final resting place.
Breweries are controversial in Mecklenburg County. Critics often comment on the pace at which breweries seemingly pop up across Charlotte and its neighboring towns and counties, often wondering if the city has more to offer than alcohol. Dr. Tom Cole of the Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room explores the history of beer in Charlotte and all that it's bound to be.
The Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room takes a look at the remarkable women who impacted Mecklenburg County - and possibly the world.
Who was John Price Carr? The Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room details the life of the successful businessman and leader of Charlotte's First Ward community.
The Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room takes a look into America's 400th anniversary and the commemoration of the three Roanoke voyages.
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library's Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room details the life of Harry Patrick Harding, Charlotte School Superintendent from 1913-1949.
This blog presents the historical context for Governor Cameron Morrison.
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library's Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room explores the history of the 1918 Spanish Flu, its impact, controversy and the toll it took on Charlotte.
This month, our nation celebrates the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. Learn more about the Women's Suffrage movement in Mecklenburg County and North Carolina with the Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room.
The Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room details the good, the bad and the ugly history of the U.S. women's suffrage movement and the important voting progress and policy changes made up to today and Charlotte Mecklenburg Library's current Engage 2020 program.