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Hoover Livery Stables

Thomas B. Hoover in one of his horse and buggies in front of his livery stable that was located at 223 E. Trade Street. (By 19ll, the address changed to 239 East Trade Street.) Physical Description: 8x10 Publisher: Unknown

Crowell's Garage

The College Street or Doc Crowel's Garage at 223 College Street. It is was the first Ford garage in Charlotte. Physical Description: 8x104x5 negative Publisher: Unknown

Horse & Buggy in front of Parker House

Thomas B. Hoover driving one of the horse and buggies from his livery stable. Behind him is the Parker House, which is on the National Register of Historic Places. Once located at 901 Central Avenue, it was built in 1904, shortly after this photograph was taken but was torn down in 2002. Charles Parker operated the Parker Gardner Music Store in Charlotte for a number of years. Physical Description: 8x104x5 negative 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

Early auto drivers

Two women driving an early automobile. Physical Description: 8x104x5 negative 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

Construction Charlotte Streetcar System

Construction of streetcars in Charlotte in front of the Independence Building, which was also under construction.

Physical Description: 35mm negative

Publisher: Charlotte Mecklenburg Library

Charlotte Street Construction

Charlotte Street Construction with streetcars and buildings in the background.

Physical Description: 35 mm negative

Publisher: Charlotte Mecklenburg Library