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Seven hundred block, Broad Street, Augusta, Ga.
Title: Seven hundred block, Broad Street, Augusta, Ga.
Date: 1900-1914

Postcard image from the turn of the twentieth century looking west at the south side of the 700 block of Broad Street in Augusta, Georgia. Electric power lines, commercial buildings, and Confederate Monument appear in image. As Augusta's business and commercial center at the turn of the twentieth century, Broad Street featured such buildings as the King, Dorr's, and Montgomery Buildings. The 700 block was also the chosen location for the Confederate Monument commissioned by the Ladies Memorial Association in 1875.

Original postcard scanned and described by the Digital Library of Georgia as a part of Georgia HomePLACE: an initiative of the Georgia Public Library Service and GALILEO.

Subjects: Broad Street (Augusta, Ga.) | Streets--Georgia--Augusta | Augusta (Ga.)--Commerce | Commercial buildings--Georgia--Augusta | Confederate Monument (Augusta, Ga.) | Soldiers' monuments--Southern States | Electric lines--Poles and towers--Pictorial works | Picture postcards | Augusta (Ga.) | Richmond County (Ga.)
Contributors: Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System (Augusta, Ga.) | Digital Library of Georgia | Picturing Augusta Collection (Digital Library of Georgia)
Online publisher: [Athens, Ga.] : Digital Library of Georgia, 2005.
Original material: 1 postcard : col. ill.
Seven hundred block, Broad Street, Augusta, Ga. New York ; Berlin : Souvenir Post Card Co., [between 1900 and 1914]
Picturing Augusta: historic postcards from the collection of the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library System.
Rights: Cite as: [title of postcard], Augusta and Environs Picture Post Cards in Color, East Central Central Georgia Regional Library, as presented in the Digital Library of Georgia.

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