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Charlotte Postcard Collection

Pineville Dinner Theater

Interior of the Pineville Dinner Theater. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Aerial Photography Services, Inc.

Covenant Presbyterian Church

Covenant Presbyterian Church was formed in June 1947 with the merger of two churches, Second Presbyterian (organized 1873) and Westminster Presbyterian Church (organized 1897). Covenant is considered to be one of the finest examples of Gothic Revival architecture in the United States. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Aerial Photography Services, Inc.

First National Bank

The First National Bank was located at 112 South Tryon Street. It merged with the American Trust Company in 1958. Physical Description: 3x5 black and white Publisher: Graycraft Card Company

Trust Building

The Trust Building on South Tryon Street housed the Charlotte Opera House (1902-1922) on the first floor. A number of other businesses had offices in the Trust Building, including the Southern Power Company as well as the Academy of Music. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: HC Leighton Manufacturers

Joseph Benjamin Ivey Tulip Garden

Joseph Benjamin Ivey (d. 1958) opened his tulip garden to the public each April. The garden contained over 35,000 tulips of different varieties. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Genuine Curteich

Commercial National Bank Branch

This drive-in branch of the Commercial National Bank was located at 135 West Morehead Street. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Unknown

C.W. Johnston Building

C.W. Johnston was president of the Highland Mill Manufacturing Company, and was a leader in the textile industry. The Johnston Building was seventeen stories high and was located in the 200 block of South Tryon Street. It was one of the tallest skyscrapers in North Carolina when it was completed 1924 Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: E. C. Kropp Company

Hotel Charlotte

The Hotel Charlotte opened is doors in 1923. It was located at the corner of West Trade and Poplar Streets. The hotel was the most popular hotel in Charlotte. During the 1920s, the Hotel Charlotte was site of an early recording studio. Bill Monroe, the Delmore Brothers and other country music legends made their early recordings at the hotel. It was demolished in 1988. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Genuine Curteich

Federal Reserve Bank

The Federal Reserve Bank on South Tryon Street opened in 1927. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Dixie News Company