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Hornet's Nest

Officer Frank Ferguson

Officer Frank E. Ferguson (1886-1940) of the Charlotte Police Department looks south from the first block of South Tryon Street. Physical Description: 8x10 Publisher: Unknown

Parking Lot

A parking lot at the southeast corner of Third and Tryon Streets where the First Union National Bank was built. Physical Description: 8x10 Publisher: Unknown

Senator John F. Kennedy

Senator John F. Kennedy campaigning during the 1960 Presidential election. He came to Charlotte on September 17, 1960. Front Seat: The driver, County Police Chief George Stephens, and Governor Luther Hodges. Back seat from left to right: David Clark, Senator Kennedy and Terry Sanford. Physical Description: 5x7 glossy Publisher: Unknown

Robbin's and Tillet's Houses

As there is no evidence of a G.A. Robbins ever having lived in Charlotte, this may have been a typo for Oscar A. Robbins who resided with his wife Olivia at 201 South Tryon Street prior to moving to the Dilworth neighborhood. Robbins co-owned a cotton mill machinery factory with James L. Sexton at 201 South Tryon Street. The Charles Walter Tillett (1853-1954) house was located at 801 North Tryon Street. Tillett was a local attorney. Physical Description: 8x10 glossy4x5 negative Publisher: Unknown

Race Car Drivers

Driver and mechanic pose in their car in front of the Charlotte Observer offices on South Church Street. Physical Description: 8x10 Publisher: Unknown

Carter Hall

Carter Hall is on the campus of Johnson C. Smith University. The building was completed in 1888. Physical Description: 8x10 Publisher: Unknown

Senator John F. Kennedy

Senator John F. Kennedy visited Charlotte during the 1960 Presidential Campaign. The photograph shows him passing into the center of town through the 1st block of West Trade Street. In the front seat of the car is the driver: County Police Chief, George Stephens and Governor Luther Hodges. In the back seat from left to right: David Clark, Senator Kennedy and Terry Sanford. Physical Description: 8x10 glossy Publisher: Unknown

First Ice Cream Cone

Harry Shaw (seated) was the first to sell ice cream cones in Charlotte. Physical Description: 8x10 glossy4x5 negative 2 copies Publisher: Unknown

Fire Department Chorus

The Fire Department Chorus of 1940 with Milton Panetti as the director. Physical Description: 8x10 Publisher: Unknown

Senator John F. Kennedy

Senator John F. Kennedy during the 1960 Presidential campaign. Police Chief, George Stephens drive the car. North Carolina Governor Luther Hodges is in the front passenger seat. Back seat, left to right: David Clark and Senator Kennedy. Physical Description: 8x10 glossy Publisher: Unknown