Kelly Alexander, Sr. papers concerning the NAACP, 1948-1998
Series 2, NAACP, Charlotte
Subseries 5, Programs
Sub-subseries 14, Assorted Programs
This collection documents the activities of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), with an emphasis on the work and correspondence of Kelly Alexander, Sr. and his sons Kelly Alexander, Jr. and Alfred Alexander in Charlotte, North Carolina. The collection contains minutes, correspondence, reports, speeches, press releases, membership records, and a few photographs. Topics covered include school segregation, housing and employment discrimination, police misconduct, and the Charlotte Area Fund.
This series contains material related to the work of the NAACP in Charlotte, North Carolina and the Alexander family's involvement in the organization over the course of several decades. There is a wide variety of topics covered in the documents, including voting discrimination; the Freedom Fund; Youth Council activities; and correspondence with notable figures throughout the Charlotte area, including Alfred Alexander and Julius Chambers.
Alexander, Kelly M.
J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Alexander, Kelly M.Alexander, Kelly M., Jr., 1948-Alexander, Alfred L., 1952-
National Association for the Advancement of Colored PeopleNational Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Charlotte Branch
African AmericansAfrican Americans--Civil rightsCivil rights movementsCivil rights workersAfrican Americans--HousingRacism--Political aspectsRace discriminationPolice brutalityPolice misconductRace relationsPolitics and government
North Carolina--CharlotteNorth Carolina--Mecklenburg County
Living Charlotte : the postwar development of a New South city
Kelly Alexander, Sr. papers concerning the NAACP
Manuscripts--10th Floor, J. Murrey Atkins Library Special Collections and University Archives, University of North Carolina at Charlotte
Box 12, Folder 67
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