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Charlotte Postcard Collection

Charlotte Sanatorium

The Charlotte Sanatorium operated from 1907 to 1942. It was a general, 100 bed hospital, privately owned by thirty local doctors. The hospital was located on the southeast corner of Seventh and Church Streets. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Stone and Barringer Publishers

James K. Polk House

The birthplace of America's Eleventh President, James Knox Polk is located in Pineville, North Carolina. The cabin has since been restored. Polk was an 1818 UNC Chapel Hill graduate. He became President of the United States on March 4, 1845. Physical Description: 3x5 color Publisher: Unknown

Camp Greene

Camp Greene was a military training camp constructed in northwest Charlotte during World War I. Caption on postcards reads, `Scene looking east from Army Headquarters during completion of camp.` Physical Description: 3x5 color Publisher: Carolina Card Company

Camp Greene Mess Halls

Postcard depicts the completion of the Mess Halls at Camp Greene. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Carolina Card Company

Central High School

Central High on Elizabeth Avenue is now part of Central Piedmont Community College. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Dixie News Company

William Phifer House

The home of William F. Phifer was located at 700 North Tryon Street. Reportedly, this is the site of the last full meeting of the Confederate Cabinet. That meeting was held on April 26, 1865. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Asheville Postcard and Pennant Company

Charlotte's skyline

The skyline of Charlotte as seen from Myers Park. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Carolina Card Company

Charlotte Motor Speedway

Charlotte Motor Speedway is located between Charlotte and Concord, North Carolina. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Unknown