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Charlotte Observer

July, 1947 through December 1948

Format: mm/dd/yy

7/2/47 – Church of God Purchased 60 acres for $17,500: FP(Front Page)

7/2/47 – 100K Project Barringer Hotel: FP

7/2/47 – Buford Hotel/Piedmont Hotel/City Club:FP

7/3/47 – Storage Depot, S.Tryon & Dogget: pg. 18

8/4/47 – Women’s College Greensboro, built 1935:Sec B,pg.13

8/5/47 – Midwood Park Drive : FP

8/7/47 – Odell article: FP

8/10/47 – Trees as historical markers:pg.5

8/17/47 – Eben Nye Hutchinson Mansion: pg.8

8/27/47 – Sharon Mausoleum: Sec A pg. 11

9/30/47 – No articles found that relate to Mecklenburg County

10/30/47- No articles found that relate to Mecklenburg County

11/3/47 – Mt. Calvary Lutheran 1245 E.Morehead: FP

11/7/47 – Celanese Plant Rock Hill: pg.15

11/8/47 – Baker Company : FP

11/12/47 – Myers Park Chimes: pg.19

11/12/47 – Picadilly Grill, 1516 E.Morehead: pg.11

11/21/47 – Store Planned: FP

12/1/47 – Church Chime: pg.5B

12/3/47 – Freedom Park: pg.18

12/3/47 - WBT TV: FP

12/5/47- Watch Charlotte Grow: Pg.18A

12/5/47- 9th Avenue Church Addition: pg.20A

12/10/47 – 86 Large Units: FP

12/10/47 – Bank Building: FP

12/13/47 – Wilmont Baptist: FP

12/17/47 – Methodist Home: FP

1948

1/1/48 – Building Records:FP 2nd Sec

1/4/48 – National Bank: Pg.14B

1/6/48 – Stop & Shop: FP

1/9/48 – Mobile Xray: FP

1/11/48 – Modern Bldg: FP

1/18/48 – Temple Beth El: FP

1/20/48 – Niven Home: FP

1/24/48 – Mint Hill Church: FP

1/25/48 – Selwyn Apts: FP

2/1/48 – Bungalow and War Graph

2/10/48 – Multiple Bldg. * eight bldg. built in 1947 all Industrial.

3/5/48 – New Church: FP

3/25/48 – Village with no name – Wilkinson Blvd.FP

4/14/48 – Masonic Hall : FP

4/23/48 – Hezikiah Alexander House to be saved! FP

5/22/48 – School for textiles: 7B

6/2/48 – City Club: FP

6/6/48 – Church Bldg, Fordham Road: 5D

6/8/48 – Efrid Library pg.16A

6/10/48 – Methodist Home: FP

7/2/48 – Industrial Steel: pg.2B

7/9/48 – Myers Park pg.16A

7/18/48 – Burwell Bldg in Spartanburg (architect from Charlotte) 6D

8/2/48 – WBT Tower on Spencer Mt.

8/22/48- Lighting in Store (first use of Flourescent?) pg.13B

9(1-30)/48 – No entries

10/9/48 – Rock Hill Legionaire Bldg. : FP

11/9/48 – Wilmore Church: FP

11/21/48 – Union HS Gym:

11/21/48 – Tryon streetscape: Before and After (1920 –1948)

Sarah and Sherri : I have included some other pictures or copies of articles that may or may not be of use. The importance of gardens in 1948 for example. I have sent print outs of everything listed on this disc along with the disc. So, you can browse through them at your leisure. Kevin Hughes, Microfilm expert and now, nearsighted history major.

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