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Arthur E. Spears (1885-1981)

Arthure E. Spears was Manager of the Charlotte District Mutual Life Insurance Company. Physical Description: Publisher: Unknown

Afro-American Newspaper Carriers

Afro-American Newspaper carriers organized in 1933. Front row, seated: Ray A. Booton. Second row: Eddie Spears, Mrs. Cathey, David Smith, Mr. Cathey, Gerson Stroud, Addison Yongue John Spears, Mrs. Martha Yongue Johnson, Reginald Wright. Place: Mrs. Johnson's front yard on East 8th Street. Physical Description: 5x7 Publisher: Unknown

Wachovia Bank

The Wachovia Bank and Trust is located on 129 West Trade Street. This fifteen-story tower was the first to use prismatic cast stone panels. Physical Description: 3x5 color Publisher: Unknown

Clayton Hotel

The Clayton Hotel was located at 38 North Fifth Street. The caption below the picture reads, Charlotte's newest hotel, European plan, rates $1.00 and $1.50. Physical Description: 3x5 black & white Publisher: Unknown

Hotel Alexander

The Hotel Alexander was located on McDowell Street. During the 1940s, it was the only hotel in Charlotte that served Blacks. Celebrities stayed at the hotel. At one time, it was the center of social life in the Second Ward. Physical Description: Publisher: Unknown

Aerial View of Charlotte

Aerial view of uptown Charlotte.Caption reads, Charlotte, North Carolina rapidly changing skyline. Physical Description: 3x5 color Publisher: Unknown

Mecklenburg Hotel

The Mecklenburg Hotel Was located at 520-524 West Trade Street. It was built in 1914 by W.C. Petty. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Dixie News Company

South Park Mall

South Park Mall is one of the largest shopping centers in North Carolina. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Aerial Photography Services, Inc.