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Charlotte Postcard Collection

Aerial view of Charlotte

Aerial view of Charlotte includes the uptown area and the Charlotte Memorial Hospital. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Aerial Photography Services, Inc.

Mecklenburg County Courthouse

The Mecklenburg County Courthouse and the Lawyers Building . Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: HC Leighton Manufacturers

Barringer Hotel

The Barringer Hotel opened its doors on December 15, 1940 at 4425 North Tryon Street. Built by Laurence S. and his sister Flora Barringer, the hotel was named for their father, William Rufus Barringer. The latter owned a number of elegant hotels in the south. Today it is a Senior Citizens Residence Home and Center.
  Physical Description: 3 x 5 Publisher: Dexter Press

Fourth Mecklenburg County Courthouse

The fourth courthouse in Charlotte was completed after the Civil War at a cost of $50,000. From a postcard series Number 2349 by Raphael Tuck and Sons Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Raphael Tuck and Sons

Selwyn Hotel

The Selwyn Hotel was located on West Trade Street. It opened in 1907. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Genuine Curteich

Sunnyside Rose Garden

The Sunnyside Rose Garden was planted in 1931 by the Charlotte Garden Club. At the time this postcard was taken, it contained 59 varieties of roses and 4,700 bushes. It was located on 7th Street. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Genuine Curteich

Wilder Building

The Wilder Building was located at the corner of 3rd and South Tryon Streets. It was named for Dr. Hillory Madison Wilder, who once owned a residence on this site. He had the house torn down and the ten-story building was constructed. In 1936, the Wilder Building became home to WBT Radio.  Publisher: Asheville Postcard and Pennant Company

Charlotte Bus Station

Charlotte Bus Station on Trade Street Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: E. C. Kropp Company