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Independence Building Under Construction

Street scene in uptown Charlotte showing road repair, construction of the Independence Building, and two streetcars, the Fourth Ward and the Highland Park (North Charlotte). Physical Description: Negative only Publisher:

Last Street Car

Dignitaries with a streetcar and one of the buses that would replace streetcars on the last day the streetcars went through Charlotte in May 1938.
Duke Power operated both the street car and the bus system at that time. Physical Description: Negative only Publisher:

The Square

View of the Square in uptown Charlotte Charlotte businesses and street near the Square including Garibaldi and Bruns Jewelers and the Independence  Building on pedistrians on the sidewalk make this one of the most vibrant images from this period. Physical Description: 8 x 10 black and white with 4 x 5 negative Publisher:

Street Car Motormen

Group portrait of three motormen with the Charlotte Streetcars.

Physical Description: negatives only

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Osborne Oak

The Osborne Oak was located at West Trade and Graham Street. It was more than a 100 years old when this photograph was taken in 1906. The home belonged to Dr. Sam Hayes who married an Osborne. A horse drawn cart is in front.

Physical Description: Original 3 x 3

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