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First National Bank Building

The First National Bank was located at 112 South Tryon Street. It merged with the American Trust Company in 1958. Physical Description: color postcard Publisher: Tichnor Brothers

Wachovia Bank Building

The Wachovia Bank Building on South Tryon Street. Physical Description: 8x10 glossy Publisher: Unknown

East Trade Street

By looking east down Trade Street, once can see the Belk Brother's Department Store on the left. Physical Description: 8x10 glossy Publisher:

First National Bank

Architectural rendition of the entrance of First National Bank. The architects were Lockwood, Greene & Company and Louis Asbury. Physical Description: 8x10 glossy Publisher: Unknown

Trade Street (West)

Looking west on Trade Street, past the Church Street intersection, one can see the Selwyn Hotel on the right. Physical Description: 8x10 glossy Publisher: Unknown

First National Bank

This is a architectural drawing by Louis Asbury of the First National Bank, which later became the Bank of North Carolina. This building was erected in the late 1920s. At one time, it was the tallest building in the Carolinas. Physical Description: 8x10. glossy Publisher: Unknown

Tryon Street

Looking north from South Tryon and First Streets in the mid-1930s. Physical Description: 8x10 glossy Publisher: Unknown

Gem Restaurant

The Gem Restaurant was located in the Central Hotel at 7 South Tryon Street. Physical Description: 8x10 glossy. Not a good image. Publisher: Unknown

Sanitary Laundry Truck

Rowland Stewart Ferguson (1889-1966) stands by his laundry truck at 210 North Cecil Street. (The latter is now known as Kings Drive.) Physical Description: 8x10 glossy Publisher: Unknown

North Tryon Street

This view of North Tryon Street features the City Hall on the left with the Carnegie Library (1903) just below on the left. The steeple of First Presbyterian Church is quite visible on the right. Physical Description: 8x10 glossy Publisher: Unknown