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Lower Broad Street, Augusta, Ga.
Title: Lower Broad Street, Augusta, Ga.
Date: 1900-1914

Postcard image from the turn of the twentieth century depicting electric street car and tracks on lower Broad Street, in Augusta, Georgia. Lower Broad Street became a popular residential area for affluent Augustans during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Adding to the appeal of the neighborhood was the convenience provided by electric street cars which were introduced in the early 1890s.

Front of postcard: "206,516. [J.V. in a circle (publisher's mark)]."

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 | Local transit--Georgia--Augusta | Electric railroads--Cars--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.
Lower Broad Street, Augusta, Ga. New York ; Atlanta : Valentine and Sons' Publishing Co., Ltd., [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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