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Object Name Brochure
Object ID 2014.014.001
Summary Brochure, "High Point North Carolina "The City of Industry" in An Area of Advancement", 1952. Folds out into a 15.75" x 17.25 poster. Printed in red and white with black and white photographs. Cover features aerial photograph of downtown and text "High Point / NORTH CAROLINA / "The City of Industry" / in / An Area of Advancement". Other sections (featuring photographs and brief text) on obverse side of poster are headed "THRIVING BUSINESS" and "COMFORTABLE HOMES". An unlabeled section features photographs of religious institutions. Half of the obverse side of the poster is labeled "LIFE IS DIVERSIFIED IN / High Point, N.C." and "Recreation Facilities / Abound For All Ages". The reverse is mostly a collage of 32 numbered photographs of industrial work. Along the right side is a heading "High Point / PROGRESS in PICTURE" and a caption/description of each photograph. Along the bottom is text "Substantial HIGH POINT North Carolina". Printed below the photo captions is "Prepared and Distributed by / CHAMBER OF COMMERCE / High Point, North Carolina / 1952".
Date 1952
Additional Information Click here to read the full text at DigitalNC.
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Chamber of Commerce
City Lake
City Lake Park
Florsheim Shoe Store
Furniture Market
Future Farmers of America (FFA)
General: Agriculture
General: Animals
General: Education
General: Hosiery/Textile Industry
General: Religion
Giant Bureau of Information
High Point Chamber of Commerce
High Point College
High Point University
Marsh Furniture Company
Southern Furniture Exposition Building
Southern Furniture Market
Washington Terrace Park
Wright's Clothing Store
Credit Line Gift of Hardy Spence