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1909 Aerial View of Charlotte

An aerial view of eastern Charlotte from the Tompkins Tower looking toward South Tryon Street. The top of the Buford Hotel is visible at the center left. On the far right is the dome of the county courthouse. The first block of West Fifth Street is in the right foreground. Physical Description: 8x10 Publisher: Unknown

Aerial View of Charlotte

A view of northern Charlotte from the Tompkins Tower. Church Street is on the left. The courthouse is in the center and in the upper left hand corner is Fourth Ward. Physical Description: 8x10 Publisher: Unknown

Charlotte Skyline

View of Charlotte skyline with North Carolina National Bank, now the Bank of America and Wachovia Bank in the foreground.

Physical Description: 8x1035 mm. Negative

Publisher: Charlotte Mecklenburg Library

Aerial view of Charlotte

Aerial view of Charlotte features City Hall, the Realty Building, and trolleys.

Physical Description: 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 very grainy

Publisher: Unknown

Aerial View of Charlotte

View of Charlotte skyline looking southeast from the Sanatorium X-Ray room at North Church and Seventh Streets. Photograph taken on April 10, 1916.

Physical Description: 4x5 negative and print

Publisher: Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County

Aerial view of Charlotte

Southern view of Charlotte taken in April 11, 1916 from Dr. James Gibbon's Office in the Independence Building. The latter was located on North Tryon Street.

Physical Description: 4x5 & 35 mm negative

Publisher: Public Library of Charlotte & Mecklenburg County

Charlotte Celebrates Mecklenburg Declaration

View of South Tryon Street, looking north over Fourth Street toward Independence Square in 1909. The city was decorated for the May 20th celebration and the distinguished guest, President Howard Taft.

Physical Description: black and white


Aerial View of Queens University

Queens University is a co-educational school located on Selwyn Avenue. It was founded in 1912 as Queens College only for young women. Physical Description: Negative only Publisher: