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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.

James K. Polk House

The birthplace of America's Eleventh President, James Knox Polk is located in Pineville, North Carolina. The cabin has since been restored. Polk was an 1818 UNC Chapel Hill graduate. He became President of the United States on March 4, 1845. Physical Description: 3x5 color Publisher: Unknown

Camp Greene

Camp Greene was a military training camp constructed in northwest Charlotte during World War I. Caption on postcards reads, `Scene looking east from Army Headquarters during completion of camp.` Physical Description: 3x5 color Publisher: Carolina Card Company

Camp Greene Mess Halls

Postcard depicts the completion of the Mess Halls at Camp Greene. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Carolina Card Company

Presbyterian Hospital

Presbyterian Hospital was originally located at 311 West Trade Street. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Stone and Barringer Publishers