Jul 302011

The Levine-Sklut Judaic Library and Resource Center is a community library that considers itself the “Charlotte region’s center for Jewish knowledge.”  The Charlotte Jewish Archives, a collection documenting the history of the Charlotte Jewish community, is maintained by the Jewish Historical Society of Greater Charlotte.

Jul 302011

AfriGeneas is a helpful African-American ancestry research site, offering numerous resources, but it is not Mecklenburg specific.

The vision, as recorded on the welcome page of the site is “To find and document that last slaveholder and the first African in each family.”

A beginners guide is available at this page.

Jul 292011

The Catawba Cultural Center is a  society dedicated to preserving the culture and history of the Catawba Indian Nation.  The website offers a brief history, pictures of tribal members in regalia, and a genealogy page listing the final base membership roll of the Catawba Indian Nation.  The store is available at  http://www.catawbaindianpottery.com

Further information about the Catawba is available at the York, South Carolina GenWeb site and at the USGenWeb Native American Resources site.