Archive for September 4th, 2012

Selling Myers Park, 1911

I found this ad in the Charlotte News from September 6, 1911: What do you think, Charlotteans? Is Myers Park still “the suburb distinctive”?

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“The Corps only reluctantly began accepting African Americans early in World War II…. The commanding officer of the black training facilities at Camp Lejeune was Colonel Samuel A. Woods Jr., a native of South Carolina and an alumnus of that state’s all-white military college, The Citadel. “According to an official history of black Marines, Colonel […]

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