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Selwyn Hotel

The Selwyn Hotel was located on West Trade Street. The Realty Building or Independence Building can be seen in the background. Trolley tracks are clearly visible.

Physical Description: 8x10 from a postcard not the best copy for duplication.

Publisher: Unknown

Mountain Island Power Plant

Interior shot of the Mountain Island Power Plant at Mountain Island Dam on the Catawba River, which was approximately twelve miles from Charlotte. Physical Description: 8x10 Publisher: Unknown

Southern Cotton Oil Company

The Southern Oil Cotton Company was located on South Tryon Street at Worthington Avenue. On the back of the photo, information indicates the cotton in the foreground burned at some point. Physical Description: 8x10 Publisher: Unknown

Ford Motor Plant in Charlotte

The Ford Motor Company Assembly Plant on Statesville Road was completed in 1924. Four hundred cars could be assembled at this facility in one day. The building was constructed at a cost of 2 million dollars. Albert Kahn designed the building. (E.C. Ball of Detroit is also given credit for assisting with the architectural design.) Charlotte contractors, MacDevitt-Flemming built the plant. Physical Description: 8x104x5 negative Publisher: Unknown

Queen City Hotel

The Queen City Hotel was located on the northeast corner of College and Fifth Streets. Physical Description: 8x10 Publisher: Unknown

Independence Square

A photograph of the 1875 Souvenir of the Centennial of Charlotte.Original hangs in the Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room. 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

Charlotte City Life (1910s)

Wonderful street life scene in uptown Charlotte along North Tryon Street. Features great detail regarding transportation, dress, and names of local businesses.

Physical Description: 8x10 and 5x7 prints2 4x5 negatives

Publisher: Charlotte Mecklenburg Library

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