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Second Ward High School 1939 Football Team

Second Ward High School football team in 1939. They played against Dudley High School in Greensboro, North Carolina. Julia Walls Wilson was the Homecoming Queen. Physical Description: Publisher: Laura Spears Malone

Thomas M. Martin

Thomas M. (Jack) Martin, Captain, football team, Johnson C. Smith University. Physical Description: Publisher: Unknown

West Charlotte's Girls All Star Champion Basketball Team

The West Charlotte High School Basketball Team. Minnie Alma Blake was coach. She is pictured with the girls All-Star champion basketball team.Players, from left to right: Ruth Gartrell, Mattie Eaves, Mary Alice Alexander, unknown, unknown, unknown, Jessie Mae Young. Physical Description: 5x7 Publisher: Unknown

Charlotte Motor Speedway

Charlotte Motor Speedway is located between Charlotte and Concord, North Carolina. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Unknown

Memorial Stadium

The American Legion Memorial Stadium in Charlotte was completed in 1937 and seats over 15,000 people. The Shriner Football games and numerous other events take place every year. Also featured in the postcard is the Armory House of the National Guard. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Genuine Curteich

Suttle Swimming Pool

The Suttle Swimming Pool was located on Wilkinson Boulevard. It was a popular area for swimming, having a picnic or archery. The grounds also featured a merry-go-round and a swinging chairs. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: E. C. Kropp Company

Williamette Pool

The Williamette Pool was a private pool located on Wilkinson Boulevard, seven miles west of Charlotte. Physical Description: 3x5black and white Publisher: Dexter Press

Municipal Swimming Pool

The Charlotte Municipal Swimming Pool was built for 2000,000 in Revolution Park. The latter was built on 186 acres of land donated by Osmond Barringer. Physical Description: 3x5 Publisher: Genuine Curteich

Charlotte Speedway

This is an aerial view of the Charlotte Speedway, Inc, when it was located nine miles south of Charlotte at Pineville and Park Roads, near the Southern Railway tracks. The actual track was a mile and a quarter long. It was made entirely of wooden planks and could seat 20,000 people. It was built in 1924 for $300,000. Physical Description: 8x10 glossy Publisher: Unknown