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Charlotte Postcard Collection

Charlotte postcard packet

Packet of Charlotte postcards of various sites.

Physical Description: postcards

Publisher: Charlotte Mecklenburg Library

Main Library (1956)

Evening view outside of the Main Public Library at 310 North Tryon street in the mid-sixties. This was the second library building on this site. It replaced the 1903 Carnegie Library. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Aerial Photography Services, Inc.

South Tryon Business District

Black and white street scene of South Street featuring the Piedmont Building, the Trust Building, the 4Cs Building, the Y.M.C.A., and the Carson Building.. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Unknown

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: Dixie News Company

Elizabeth College (Building and Grounds)

Four scenes of Elizabeth College, a private womans school at the intersection of Elizabeth and Hawthorne. They include the Main Building, which is now the Presbyterian Hospital: the Gerrard Conservatory of Music, the Main Gate and a view of the campus. Physical Description: 3x5 collor postcard Publisher: Stone and Barringer Publishers

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

Catalina Motor Lodge

The Catalina Motor Lodge was located at 2403 Wilkinson Boulevard. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: F. Earl Crawford