St. Cecelia Academy. Nashville, Tenn., 1906
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A postcard of St. Cecelia Academy, a private, all-girls Roman Catholic high school founded in 1860 by the Dominican Sisters. This building is located in North Nashville at Eighth Avenue North and Clay Street. The original Victorian-style building was built in 1862 as a four-story structure with 18-inch thick brick walls and bay windows. As enrollment increased, the school later added a west wing in 1880 and an east wing in 1903. In 1953 ground was broken in West Nashville on Harding Road for a new building where the school still operates today. The original building in North Nashville is still used as a convent, the official Motherhouse of the Dominican Sisters. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1976. Forms part of the Norton Postcard Collection. 1 postcard : b & w ; 3.5 x 5.5 in.
- Digital Library of Tennessee
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- Nashville Public Library
- Duncan R. Dorris (Publisher)
- St. Cecilia's Academy (Nashville, Tenn.)
St. Cecilia Motherhouse (Nashville, Tenn.)
Dominican Sisters of the Congregation of Saint Cecilia
Wings (Building divisions)--Tennessee--Nashville
Eighth Avenue (Nashville, Tenn.)
Clay Street (Nashville, Tenn.)
Nashville (Tenn.)--Buildings, structures, etc
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- St. Cecelia Academy. Nashville, Tenn., 1906. 1906. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://nashville.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/nr/id/1946. (Accessed January 21, 2020.)
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- (1906) St. Cecelia Academy. Nashville, Tenn., 1906. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://nashville.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/nr/id/1946
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- Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America <http://nashville.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/nr/id/1946>.