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North Carolina Architecst and Builders: W.W. Smith, Black Designer and Builder


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Abstract:
In the antebellum South, building artisans were often black slaves. In Charlotte, North Carolina during the first years of the 20th-century, W.W. Smith rose from the ranks of building tradesman to architect, designing substantial structures in Charlotte and Salisbury.
Source:
North Carolina Preservation (NoCar Oversize E 151 N6x), Vol. Issue 67, Spring 1987, p7-9, f
Record #:
18875