From its birth to the present, Charlotte has consistently built and reshaped its appearance, ideals, and industry. Through changing fortunes, Charlotte has continued to grow and prosper by overcoming adversity and maintaining the strong, independent culture of its citizens. With a selection of fine historic images from his bestselling book Historic Photos of Charlotte, Ryan L. Sumner provides a valuable and revealing historical retrospective on the growth and development of Charlotte. Remembering Charlotte captures this journey through still photography selected from the finest archives. From the era of privately owned textile interests to its role as a financial hub, Remembering Charlotte follows life, government, education, and events throughout the city’s history. This volume captures unique and rare scenes as depicted in more than a hundred historic photographs. Published in striking black-and-white, these images communicate historic events and everyday life of two centuries of people building a unique and prosperous city.