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Carnegie Free Library

The Carnegie Free Library in Charlotte opened its doors in 1903. Located at 310 North Tryon Street. It was the city's first free public library. Although this building was demolished in the 1950s, a library is still located at this address. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: HC Leighton Manufacturers

Tryon Street

The 100 block of North Tryon Street at night. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: CT American Art

Charlotte Business District

Charlotte Business District with Realty Building on the corner and a trolley coming down the tracks. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: S H Kress

Tryon Street

A view of Tryon Street with its new skyscraper. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: United States 5-1--25 Stores, Inc.

American Trust Building

Postcard of the American Trust Building that was located on Tryon Street. The card was published by the American Trust Company as a promotion. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Stone and Barringer Publishers

Charlotte Coliseum

This is Charlotte Coliseum that was built off of Independence Boulevard in 1955. This facility was one of the finest designs of its day. In 1989, the second Charlotte Coliseum opened in 1989 off of the Billy Graham Parkway. Today Coliseum #1 is used by a professional hockey team and other sporting clubs and events. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Dexter Press

North Carolina Medical College

The North Carolina Medical College was chartered in 1892 at Davidson College. The upper graduates moved to Charlotte in 1903 with the opening of the Presbyterian Hospital. The entire medical college moved into this building Charlotte in 1907. Its address was 215 N. Church St., the southwest corner of Sixth and Church Streets. The school closed in 1913. Today the building has been renovated for apartments. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: HC Leighton Manufacturers

Selwyn Hotel (Lobby)

Interior shot of the Selwyn Hotel that was located on West Trade Street. Physical Description: 3x5 black and white Publisher: Unknown

Queens College

Queens College is located on Selwyn Avenue. Founded in 1912 as a school for young women, it is now a coed university. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: McNeil Paper Company