Historical Resources

Many of the materials I used in Color and Character are available online.

West Charlotte High School Timeline

West Charlotte High School Yearbooks

1951   1953   1957   1960   1963   1964   1965   1966

Peeler’s Portrait Studio

Peeler’s Portrait Studio, a collection of photos of African American life in Charlotte taken by longtime west side resident James Peeler, is a project of Johnson C. Smith University.

West Charlotte Annual Reports, 1938-1955

Portions of annual reports sent from West Charlotte High to the state of North Carolina. They include information on enrollment, teachers, classes offered and other subjects.