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Essays on Local History


Ten Dollar Bill - National Banknote issued by the Merchants and Farmers National Bank of Charlotte in 1911.

Design Through Time Part 1
Design Through Time Part 2
Architectural Survey of Postwar Mecklenburg County (Complete Text)
Modernism: An Introduction
Colonial Revivalism

Charlotte Planners: Earle Sumner Draper
Charlotte Planners: John Nolen
Charlotte Planners: The Olmsted Brothers
The Growth of Charlotte - A History
Architectural Survey of Postwar Mecklenburg County (Community Development Context)
Architectural Survey of Postwar Mecklenburg County (Transportation Context)
Architectural Survey of Postwar Mecklenburg County (Architectural Context)
A Review of Thomas W. Hanchett, Sorting Out The New South City. Race, Class, and Urban Development in Charlotte 1875-1975
The Evolution of Green Space

Fourth Ward
Myers Park

Charlotte's Textile Heritage: An Introduction
Cotton Mills of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County

Charlotte Transit Historic Recollections
A Short History Of Charlotte Streetcar No. One
Streetcars of Charlotte
The Building Of Independence Boulevard

An African American Farmer And His Wife
History in Three Dimensions -ideas on teaching local history
The Old Bad Man
M. R. Marsh
Golf and the Charlotte Landscape

John Milton Alexander House
N. S. Alexander House
Arhelger Memorial @ Independence Park
Superintendent's House - Atherton Mill
Back Creek ARP Church
John Eli Brattain House
John Bass Brown House
Carnegie Library @ Johnson C. Smith University
Carr House
Charlotte City Hall
Charlotte Fire Station #2
Cherry Street Duplexes
Coca-Cola Bottling Plant
Cole Manufacturing Complex
Court Arcade
Dairy Queen - Wilkinson Boulevard
Dairy Queen - Central Ave.
Draper House
Ellison-Moore House
Eumenean Hall at Davidson College
First Baptist Church
First Presbyterian Church: An Architectural Description
Grace A.M.E. Zion Church
Hermitage Court Gateways
Hezekiah Alexander House
Holly Bend
Latta Arcade
Latta Plantation
Leland Hotel/Haverty's Furniture Building
Col. James House
Jamison House
Memorial Chapel of St. Mary the Virgin
U. S. Mint
Moore-Golden House
Murkland Presbyterian Church
Philanthropic Hall at Davidson College
Ratcliffe Florist Building
Rosenwald Schools of Mecklenburg County
Seaboard Station
Southern Real Estate Company Building
Thrift Station
Van Landingham Estate

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