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Charlotte Postcard Collection

Freedom Park

Freedom Park was built in the 1940s to honor World War II Soldiers from Mecklenburg County. It is located between Princeton Avenue and East Boulevard. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Dixie News Company

Ovens Auditorium (Interior View)

Ovens Auditorium is located on Independence Boulevard. Completed in 1955, it was named for cultural leader, David Owens. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Dexter Press

Aerial View of Charlotte

Aerial shot of uptown Charlotte in 1966. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Aerial Photography Services, Inc.

Loading Cotton onto Rail Cars

Shows workers trucking cotton on the Old City Platform. Physical Description: 3x5 black and white Publisher: Stone and Barringer Publishers

Elizabeth College

Elizabeth College was located at the intersection of Elizabeth Avenue and Hawthorne Lane. Physical Description: gray tones 3x5 Publisher: Souvenier Postcard Company

Airplane View of Charlotte

Hand drawn aerial view of Charlotte's business district. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Asheville Postcard and Pennant Company

Elizabeth College

Elizabeth College opened in 1896. Located on Hawthorne Lane at the intersection with Elizabeth Avenue, the buildings are now part of Presbyterian Hospital. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Unknown

Hotel Selwyn

The Selwyn Hotel was located on West Trade Street. It opened in 1907. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: International Post Card Company

First National Bank Building

The First National Bank was located at 112 South Tryon Street. It merged with the American Trust Company in 1958. Physical Description: color postcard Publisher: Tichnor Brothers