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Object Name Postcard
Object ID 1988.117.006
Summary Postcard, Main Street, High Point, NC, at night. Obverse features colorized photograph/illustration of Main Street, showing a 10-cent store, J. C. Penney and Company store, Kress Department Store, Southern Furniture Exposition Building, Security National Bank, Harllee's Department Store, Jacob's Men's Shop, and other unidentified buildings. Caption printed in white across top of obverse reads "H-9 - Main Street, at Night, Looking South, High Point, N. C." Caption printed in black on reverse reads "High Point, known as 'The Industrial City,' could readily be termed 'The Balanced City.' For here, in addition to 153 factories and mills, are the banks, shops and stores which serve a retail trade area of 75,000; here are broad, tree-shaded streets; the charm of flower gardens, and the comfort of luxurious and modest homes. Here are recreation centers, sports and entertainment."
Addressed to Miss Emma Phillips, 136 N. 3rd Street, Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. Postmarked June 12, 1946, High Point, NC.

Transcription of message written in blue ink on reverse:
Dear Mamie, / Wish you were here you would enjoy everything We have lovely weather. and are having a nice time. So much to see / Love Carrie."
Date June 12, 1946
People Phillips, Emma
Search Terms Main Street
J. C. Penney Company
Kress Stores
Southern Furniture Exposition Building
Security National Bank
Harllee's Department Store
Jacob's Mens Shop