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Charlotte Postcard Collection

Charlotte City Hall (1927)

Charlotte City Hall, located on East Trade Street, was first occupied in 1927.

Physical Description: 3 x 5 postcard

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Camp Greene Inspection

Camp Greene was a military training camp constructed in northwest Charlotte during World War I. Caption on postcards reads, Physical Description: 3 x 5 postcard Publisher: A. M. Simon, 32 Union Square, New York

Queens College

Founded in 1912, today the school is known as Queens University.
 

Physical Description: 3 x 5 postcard

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Douglas Municipal Airport

The Charlotte Municpal Airport opened in 1936 under the auspices of the city of Charlotte. During World War II, the United States Army Airforce  took over the management of the airport and established Morris Field Air Base in 1941. The airfield was used by the Third Airforce for antisubmarine patrols and training. After the war, a passenger terminal was added, and the airport was renamed the Douglas Municipal Airport in honor of Mayor Ben E. Douglas (1894-1981).

Physical Description: postcard packet

Publisher: Dexter Press

First National Bank aka Liberty Life Building

Located att 112 South Tryon Street, the above building was originally known as the First National Bank in 1927, the name changed in 1940 when Liberty Life Insurance Company of Greenville, South Carolina purchased the property. Physical Description: 3 x 5 postcard Publisher: Dixie News

Ovens Auditorium

Physical Description: postcard packet

Publisher: Dexter Press

Elizabeth College (Buildings 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: 3 x 5 postcard Publisher: Stone and Barringer