African American

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Early Carolina Morning, from the Profile/Part I: The Twenties series (Mecklenburg County). 1978. Collage on board, 29 x 41". Collection of Dr. and Mrs. Clinton N. Levin. © Romare Bearden Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY Reproductions of this image, including downloading, is prohibited without written authorization from VAGA, 350 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2820, New York, NY 10118. Tel: 212-736-6666; Fax: 212-736-6767; email: info@vagarights.com; web: www.vagarights.com
 
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Established in 1881, “Good Sam” was the first privately funded black hospital in North Carolina and perhaps the entire South.
 
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Established in 1881, this was the first private hospital that served African Americans exclusively. Image courtesy of the Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room – Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. "Good Samaritan Hospital and Dr. James A. Pethel." The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Story. The Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. 26 Oct. 2010. http://www.cmstory.org/african/album/volume1/work19.htm
 
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Romare Bearden's Liza in High Cotton, from the Profile/Part I: The Twenties series (Mecklenburg County). 1978. Collage on board, 17½ x 32¾". Private collection. © Romare Bearden Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY. Reproductions of this image, including downloading, is prohibited without written authorization from VAGA, 350 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2820, New York, NY 10118. Tel: 212-736-6666; Fax: 212-736-6767; email: info@vagarights.com; web: www.vagarights.com
 
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Home of the first librarian at the Brevard Street Library.
 
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Romare Bearden's Morning of the Rooster, from the Mecklenburg County series. 1980. Collage on board, 18 x 13¼". Private collection. © Romare Bearden Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY Reproductions of this image, including downloading, is prohibited without written authorization from VAGA, 350 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2820, New York, NY 10118. Tel: 212-736-6666; Fax: 212-736-6767; email: info@vagarights.com; web: www.vagarights.com
 
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Romare Bearden's Mr. Jeremiah's Sunset, from the Profile/Part II: The Thirties series. 1981. Collage on board, 13¾ x 18". Collection Jane and Raphael Bernstein, Ridgewood, N.J. © Romare Bearden Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY. Reproductions of this image, including downloading, is prohibited without written authorization from VAGA, 350 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2820, New York, NY 10118. Tel: 212-736-6666; Fax: 212-736-6767; email: info@vagarights.com; web: www.vagarights.com
 
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The Myers Street School was built in 1886 and remained the only public school serving the African American community until 1907. Romare Bearden believes he may have attended this school.
 
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The Myers Street School was built in 1886 and remained the only public school serving the African American community until 1907. Romare Bearden believes he may have attended this school. Image courtesy of the Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room – Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. "Samuel B. Pride and the Myers Street School." The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Story. The Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. 26 Oct. 2010. http://cmstory.org/african/album/volume1/educat02.htm
 
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Romare Bearden's The Pepper Jelly Lady, from the Profile/Part II: The Thirties series. 1981. Collage on board, 18 x 14". Collection Dr. and Mrs. Larry Silverstein. © Romare Bearden Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY. Reproductions of this image, including downloading, is prohibited without written authorization from VAGA, 350 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2820, New York, NY 10118. Tel: 212-736-6666; Fax: 212-736-6767; email: info@vagarights.com; web: www.vagarights.com
 
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Romare Bearden's The Piano Lesson. c. 1984. Silkscreen, 29¼ x 20¼". Private collection. Silkscreen made from the The Piano Lesson, from the Mecklenburg Autumn series. 1983. Oil with collage, 40 x 31". © Romare Bearden Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY. Reproductions of this image, including downloading, is prohibited without written authorization from VAGA, 350 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2820, New York, NY 10118. Tel: 212-736-6666; Fax: 212-736-6767; email: info@vagarights.com; web: www.vagarights.com
 
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Romare was baptized in this church. His father, Howard, was an organist here, and his mother, Bessye, taught at the neighboring school. Image courtesy of the Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room – Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. "St. Michael and All Angels Protestant Episcopal Church." The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Story. The Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. 17 Oct. 2010. http://www.cmstory.org/african/album/volume1/rel14.htm
 
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Children pose outside of St. Michael's doors during confirmation services. Image courtesy of the Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room – Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. "Confirmation Services." The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Story. The Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. 17 Oct. 2010. http://www.cmstory.org/african/album/volume1/rel13.htm
 
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Romare Bearden's Sunset Express. 1984. Collage on board, 13 x 13". Collection of The Asheville Art Museum, Asheville, N.C. © Romare Bearden Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY. Reproductions of this image, including downloading, is prohibited without written authorization from VAGA, 350 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2820, New York, NY 10118. Tel: 212-736-6666; Fax: 212-736-6767; email: info@vagarights.com; web: www.vagarights.com
 
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Romare Bearden's Sunset Limited, from the Profile/Part I: The Twenties series (Mecklenburg County). 1978. Collage on board, 15½ x 20¼". Private collection. © Romare Bearden Foundation/Licensed by VAGA, New York, NY. Reproductions of this image, including downloading, is prohibited without written authorization from VAGA, 350 Fifth Avenue, Suite 2820, New York, NY 10118. Tel: 212-736-6666; Fax: 212-736-6767; email: info@vagarights.com; web: www.vagarights.com
 
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Residence of Thad Tate, a prominent member of the African American Community. Tate held several prominent positions, including treasurer of the Brevard Street Library for Negroes.
 
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Family portrait of the Tate family.
 
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Residence of Thad Tate, a prominent member of the African American Community. Tate held several prominent positions, including treasurer of the Brevard Street Library for Negroes. Image courtesy of the Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room – Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. "The Tate Family House." The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Story. The Public Library of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County. 26 Oct. 2010. http://www.cmstory.org/african/album/volume1/home05.htm
 
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