A Piece of Home: Books and Written Legacy/History

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The Journal of Major George Washington

Levine Museums’ Advisory Board Chair and a long-time museum friend and supporter, Jill Dinwiddie, shares with us a book that has been part of her family for generations, as well as her reflections on it. Books, journals, letters, news articles tell part of our history to future generations. What are some books, or journals that you cherish and keep as … Read More

CARES Act Encourages Generosity

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The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act Releases Restrictions on Giving The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES Act) is a sweeping $2 trillion stimulus bill passed by Congress in response to COVID-19.  This Act provides immediate relief with grants and loan forgiveness programs, as well as encourages individuals of economic levels to participate in the American … Read More

coronaHOPE: The Cake Project

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The Cake Project

Everyone deserves a delicious tres leches cake from Manolo’s on their special day! After news of COVID-19’s impact on local businesses started to surface, many community members began to intentionally order from their favorite local restaurants or breweries to show their support. One of those experiencing the financial struggles is local business owner and community leader Manolo Betancour, of Manolo’s … Read More

A Piece of Home: Family Jewelry or Heirlooms

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Family History ZPB

Our Chief Operating Officer, Kama Pierce, shares her special piece of home, her grandmothers’ sorority pin from Zeta Phi Beta, as part of her family’s various generations. Heirlooms have always been treasured items within our families that are passed down from generation to generation. Share with us any piece of jewelry/heirloom that you have kept from a family member. Share … Read More

coronaHOPE: Pure’ll Gold by Darion Fleming

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Purell Mural

Local Artist Responds to Crisis with Humor Pure’ll Gold Photo by UncleJut close up Photo by UncleJut with artist Photo by UncleJut For this entry of #CoronaHope, we are highlighting Charlotte-based artist Darion Fleming and his unique response to COVID-19: “Pure’ll Gold.” The newest addition to the murals of Charlotte – giving us all a comedic relief and a reminder … Read More

A Piece of Home: Music

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Our Family History

Levine Museums’ Data Management and Communications Specialist, Cathy Doheny, shares her special piece of home, a Pump Organ, as part of her family’s various generations. Music has always been a great way to tell history, and oral stories have been shared through generations with the aid of music. Share with us any piece of musical history that you have at … Read More

coronaHOPE: Endhaven Elementary School

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Endhaven Elementary

Local School Staff Goes the Extra Mile to Support Students When Charlotte Mecklenburg Schools (CMS) went to distance learning on March 16th due to the Covid crisis, the sudden closure meant massive disruption for many families who rely on the district to provide two meals a day for their children. The district enrolls around 150,000 students, and 40% of them … Read More

Celebrating Healthcare Workers Past and Present

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Images of the past

Spotlight on Dr. Annie Alexander and Dr. JT Williams In light of the current coronavirus crisis, healthcare workers have never been more needed and cherished. Around the world, communities are showing their support of doctors, nurses, and medical staff on the front lines of this emergency.  Whether it is from clapping during shift changes or placing paper hearts in windows, … Read More

Piece of Home: Family

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A new web series from Levine Museum of the New South to help connect people Our President & CEO, Kathryn Hill, kicks off ‘A Piece of Home.’ A new series that asks all of us to think about and share pieces of our history found in our very own homes. Our first theme is Family, and Kathryn is sharing a … Read More

North Carolina Textile Mills Historically Helping the Country

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Charlotte Community History

NC Textile Mills Banded Together During Wartime to Help Soldiers. NOW They are Helping Those on the Front-line of the War Against COVID-19 Part of the Cotton Fields to Skyscrapers exhibit Across the country, medical workers on the front lines of the response to COVID-19 face a shortage of personal protective equipment. Health officials have said that people buying and … Read More