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Robinson-Spangler North Carolina Room Image Collection

A&P North Caswell Road interior

Mr. Boyd & Mr. W.M. Hannor. April 15, 1932 show off their produce at the A & P in the Elizabeth Neighborhood. Physical Description: 3 x 5 inches, black and white Publisher:

Confederate Naval Yard Historic Marker

A state historic marker stands amidst new development in the first block of West Trade St. It marks the location of the Mecklenburg Iron Works which was leased to the Confederate Navy during the Civil War by the owner, John Wilkes. After the war, Wilkes regained ownership and operated the factory there until he sold the building to the railroad and moved operations to West Trade Street.

Carolina China Market

G.W. MacKinnon owned and operated the Carolina China Market which was located on Highway 29 in Charlotte. It offerred the largest selection of fine china, crystal, pottery and other novelty items. The store carried 200 patterns of earthenware and china.

Physical Description: Black and white postcard

Publisher: National Press, Inc. North Carolina


Arena Light Rail Tracks

The uptown arena opened as Charlotte Bobcats' Arena in 2005 and was renamed Time Warner Cable Arena in 2008. Physical Description: .jpg, 2592 X 1456 Publisher: Charlotte Mecklenburg Library

Mecklenburg Declaration Day

North Tryon Street was decorated with flags and banners in honor of Mecklenburg Declaration Day which was celebrated on May 20-22, 1902.  This photograph was labeled as man No. 905, published by the International Post Card Company in New York. The card stock was made in Germany.

Physical Description: color postcard

Publisher: International Post Card Company


A&P at Parkwood Avenue

A&P Store located at 1401 Parkwood Ave, Charlotte NC 1929 in the Belmont neighborhood.

Physical Description: 4 x 3 inches Black and White

Publisher: Charlotte Mecklenburg Library

300 N. College

Located in the 400 block of North College Street, this series of buildings was a former automobile service station and paint store. Since the mid 1990s, it has been a restaurant and bar. This shows the original bricks getting a coat of paint.
Physical Description: .jpg, 2592 X 1456

Publisher: Charlotte Mecklenburg Library

Charlotte Municipal Airport

Charlotte Municipal Airport

Physical Description: black and white postcard

Publisher: Observer Printing House


A&P with Mr C. F. Biggers

Claude Felix Biggers (1880 - 1937) was the manager of the A&P Grocery Store on South Church Street where the Charlotte News building was later built. - N.W. corner of Church and Fourth Street.

Physical Description: 5 x 7, glossy, black and white