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Charlotte Postcard Collection

Southern Railroad Station

Designed by Frank Milburn, the Southern Railway Station was located on West Trade Street near the Old Stonewall Hotel. It was completed in 1909.

Freedom Dodge

Located at 3012 Freedom Drive, it advertised itself as being "Charlotte's Only Domestic Westside Dealer."


Color Postcard

Publisher: Michael H. Moody Photo Media, Charlotte, NC

Made by Dexter Press

Sam Johnson Lincoln Mercury Dealership

The dealership was located at 7301 South Boulevard and specialized in Lincoln and Mercury cars.

Publisher: Aerial Photograph Services

Made by Dexter Press

Aerial View of Charlotte

This view of the uptown was taken in 1966. The point of view is from above First Ward, looking towards Third Ward. The intersection of Trade and Tryon Streets is at the center of the image.

Masonic Temple

Opening on October 11, 1921, the second Masonic Temple in Charlotte was designed by Willard Rogers in the Egyptian Revival style. Prior to its dismantling and demolition, after First Union purchased the property in 1987, it was the last example of Egyptian Revival architecture in North Carolina. The first Masonic Temple in Charlotte was located on South Tryon Street and the corner of Second Street. Built in 1913, at a cost of $122.750, the building was designed by Charles Christian Hook and Willard G. Rogers. J.A. Jones was the construction company.

Independence Square

Daily activities are depicted on this postcard of Tryon Street looking South from the Square. Physical Description: 3x5 color Publisher: S H Kress

Hezekiah Alexander House

Built in 1774, the rock house of Hezekiah Alexander is the oldest standing home in Charlotte. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: E. C. Kropp Company