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This is a black and white photograph of Efird's Department Store in Uptown Charlotte. The building is five stories tall. It has a large clock mounted to the side of the building on the third floor.

This is an advertisement of Efird's Department Store from the 1911 Charlotte City Directory. It lists the location as the corner of College and Trade St. in uptown Charlotte. It claims to be "Charlotte's Fast Growing Department Store."

This photograph illustrates a street view of uptown Charlotte in the 1920's. The street is very busy and full of cars, pedestrians, and a trolley. The street is likely North Tryon St. as the Independence Building and Ivey's Department Store are both…

Published in the book, Charlotte, North Carolina: Diversified Industrial and Commercial Center, this set of images exhibits the growth of public buildings in Uptown Charlotte.

This ad from the Charlotte, North Carolina City Directory demonstrates the need for contractor and building materials during this time. Particularly aimed at contractors, the ad describes the different types or services and materials available.

This advertisement is for the Union National Bank in Charlotte, North Carolina. It states the names of the officers of the bank, including the President, Vice-President and Cashier, as well as the Board of Directors. It contains the bank's slogan, as…

This is an advertisement that appeared in Charlotte, North Carolina for the Mutual Building and Loan bank. It gives the names of the President and Secretary and Treasurer of the bank. It boasts "The Best Safe Investment" and gives figures regarding…

This is an advertisement that appeared for the Merchants and Farmers National Bank in Charlotte, North Carolina. It is inviting organizations and individuals to join the bank and create new accounts. It gives the names of the President, the…

This photograph gives a few of the First National Bank Building in Uptown Charlotte. It also gives a partial view of two other skyscrapers, depicting the growing skyline of the city. Next to the First National Bank Building is a S&W Cafeteria, one of…

This picture of Uptown Charlotte depicts the west side of Tryon Street, facing south. In the front left side of the photo, a storefront sign advertising diamonds is visible. The sidewalks are free of pedestrians, but numerous cars are parked along…