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Here is proof that Pineville was not always a suburb of Charlotte. In the first decade of the twentieth century, Pineville had some industry of its own.

A 1902 photo of A. Friedheim's department store in Rock Hill, SC. Some of the Jews, like Friedheim, moved further south from downtown Charlotte to tap into underserved business areas.

Here is a postcard that shows the "Old South" side of Charlotte that stands in contrast to the idea of the "New South City."

Picture postcard of the Mecklenburg County Courthouse. View of the rear and right facades.

A sample of the good life led by the captains of industry in the New South City.

Historical Booklet/Pamphlet published by the Masonic Fraternity which includes the evolution of the Masonic Temple Association, and the Events leading to the construction of the structure (designed by prominent Charlotte architect, Charles Christian…

Gravestone marker of Harry Van Straaten
Born Zwyndrecht, Holland, October 17, 1827
Died Concord, NC, June 12, 1898
"The righteous live in their faith"
Inscription in both Hebrew and English

Photographic postcard of both the old and new Mecklenburg County Courthouses side by side. Shows front facade in black and white of both structures.

Legal Document displaying the Act to Create a Trustee for the Hebrew Benevolent Society on the 10th of February, 1913.