Working Bibliography:


Charlotte Mecklenburg County Library Main Branch – Carolina Room

University of North Carolina Atkins Library- Special Collections

Levine Museum of the New South –

Chris Dixon, “36 Hours in Charlotte, N.C.”, New York Times, August 31, 2014, 31.

Brooklyn to Biddleville website, 2007 UNC at Charlotte graduate students.

Tom Hanchett, “History South”, Charlotte Agenda, April 2016, 1.

Hanchett, Thomas. Sorting Out the New South City: Race, Class, and Urban Development in Charlotte, 1875-1975 (1998)

Brooklyn Oral History, (website) Dr. Karen Flint

Randolph, Elizabeth S. An African American Album: The Black Experience in Charlotte and Mecklenburg County (1992)

Burke, De Grandval. The Brooklyn Story, Afro-American Cultural Center (1978)

Kate Message, Museums and Social Activism: Engaged Protest (New York and Oxon: Routledge,2014), 1.

Ed. Max van Balgooy, African American History and Cultural: at Museums and Historical Sites, (Lanham: Rowman and Littlefield, 2015) 5.

Brooklyn in the 1950s, Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools Story

Historic Charlotte, Dr. Dan Morrill

Interviews with descendants of funeral homes founders

Charlotte Observer

Charlotte Post

Colored Charlotte

Queens University Library

Johnson C. Smith University Library