Discovering Charlotte's history through photos and ads
Thursday, February 26, 2015
Follow Retro Charlotte to its new home!
We've got a whole new look -- hope you like it! Can't get enough photos and ads and stories about Old Charlotte? Then follo...
Monday, February 16, 2015
Charlotteans were talking about the Oasis Patrol Band and President Wilson's second marriage. (Double-clicking on an image may m...
Saturday, February 14, 2015
Valentine's gift ideas, 1975
A bathrobe for him, a spoon ring for her. And don't forget the Conversation Hearts. Happy Valentine's Day! ...
Friday, February 13, 2015
Black History Month: Charlotte's Good Samaritan Hospital
'Good Sam' was the first privately owned hospital for blacks in the state. When it opened in 1891 on a block between Graham ...
Wednesday, February 11, 2015
Charlotte Observer's Shotgun Clinics
In the '50s and '60s the Observer hosted Father-Son Shotgun Clinics and a Teen Hunter Club. Reader (and former club president) E...
Monday, February 9, 2015
1964 Charlotte homes, then and now
A look at how some Charlotte homes have changed over 50 years ... ... and how much values have appreciated! (Images are a little li...
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