Fact Friday 269 - The Lasting Impact of Education Bonds

Fact Friday 269 - The Lasting Impact of Education Bonds

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#VoteCLT - Make your voice heard!

With so much attention put on candidates, it can be easy to forget all the other things we vote on in elections. During the 1950s and early 1960s, the people of Charlotte and Mecklenburg voted multiple times in favor of new taxes and bonds to fund Charlotte College and Carver College. The support given by this county’s voters allowed those fledgling schools to grow into today’s UNC Charlotte and Central Piedmont Community College.

City and County Residents Vote Approval For Two-Cent Tax Levy, March 29, 1958: 1. https://bit.ly/33Fu2S6 


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UNC Charlotte Special Collections on Instagram | @unccspeccoll 

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