• Duncan Hotel. Nashville, Tenn., circa 1910

    A postcard of the Duncan Hotel built in 1889 by wealthy Nashville broker William M. Duncan. This massive brick building was trimmed in stone and occupied a fourth of the block on the southeast corner…

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  • Skyline at night, Nashville, Tennessee, between 1930 and 1945

    A postcard of the Nashville city skyline at night circa 1930. The scene is possibly a view from the Woodland Street Bridge or Jefferson Street Bridge looking toward the Shelby Street Bridge. The state…

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  • Nashville on the Cumberland River, circa 1970

    A postcard of the Nashville city skyline taken from the Jefferson Street Bridge looking south, down the Cumberland River. The Railroad Bridge is visible, as is the Victory Memorial Bridge, just behind…

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  • Carnegie Library, Nashville, Tenn., between 1904 and 1907

    A postcard of the Carnegie Library of Nashville. The pubic library building was constructed with a $100,000 grant from philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, and the cornerstone was laid on April 27, 1903. O…

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  • Post Office, Nashville, Tenn., 1929

    A postcard of the Post Office and Custom House located on Broadway, between Seventh and Eighth Avenues. The original building, which can be identified by its tower, was started in 1875 and completed i…

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  • Nashville, Tenn. Carnegie Library, circa 1910

    A postcard of the Carnegie Library of Nashville. The pubic library building was constructed with a $100,000 grant from philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, and the cornerstone was laid on April 27, 1903. O…

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  • Church St., Independent Life Bldg., Nashville, circa 1910s

    A color postcard view down Church Street to the Independent Life Building at Fourth Avenue, in Nashville, Tennessee. An additional title on the card reads "Nashville, the Powder City of the World." Fo…

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  • Greetings from Nashville, Tennessee, 1961

    A postcard featuring two Nashville scenes. The top section is of the Parthenon in Centennial Park. The view shows the annual Christmas display which attracted thousands of visitors each year from 1954…

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  • Sky line view of Nashville, Tenn., 1944

    A postcard of the Nashville city skyline showing the business district in 1944. Residential homes are pictured in the foreground. Forms part of the Norton Postcard Collection. 1 postcard : col. ; 3.5…

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  • Fifth Avenue looking north from Church Street, 1910

    A postcard of Fifth Avenue looking north from Church Street in downtown Nashville. Both sides of the street are lined with businesses including Castner Knott and Blach's, both department stores. Some…

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  • Views of Nashville, Tenn., 1907

    A postcard depicting several Nashville landmarks, including the State Penitentiary, the Confederate Monument in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, the Parthenon in Centennial Park, two images of the United States P…

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  • Andrew Jackson Hotel, Nashville, Tenn., 1952

    A postcard of the Andrew Jackson Hotel. This hotel opened in August of 1925 on the east side of Memorial Plaza on the corner of Sixth Avenue and Deaderick Street. The massive brick structure boasted 4…

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  • Court house, Nashville, Tenn., 1905

    A postcard of the Court House as it appeared in 1905. The courthouse was designed in 1857 by Francis Strickland, son of William Strickland, who built the State Capitol. Construction on the building st…

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  • Broadway Presbyterian Church, 1911

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    A postcard of Broadway Presbyterian Church, located at 1616 West End Avenue in Nashville, Tennessee. This church was dedicated on January 11, 1911. The foundation was made of rough cut stone blocks. T…

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  • Union Street looking toward 5th Ave., Nashville, Tenn., between 1920 and 1929

    A postcard of Union Street looking toward Fifth Avenue in downtown Nashville, Tennessee. Businesses line both sides of the street. Identifiable signage includes the Linen Store, Economy Shoe Store and…

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  • Postoffice - Custom House, Nashville, 1907

    A postcard of the Post Office and Custom House located on Broadway, between Seventh and Eighth Avenues. The original building, which can be identified by its tower, was started in 1875 and completed i…

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  • Capitol Boulevard, Looking North, Nashville, Tenn., between 1916 and 1930

    A postcard of Capitol Boulevard looking north towards the Tennessee State Capitol sometime between 1916 and 1930. YMCA signage is visible on the left side of the street, while Knickerbocker Theater si…

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  • Bird's eye view, 1912

    A postcard of an aerial view of downtown Nashville in 1912. Identifiable buildings include the State Capitol, Polk-Wautauga (sic) Apartments, Hermitage Hotel, Stahlman Building, First National Bank, M…

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  • Church Street, Nashville, Tennessee, circa 1940

    A postcard showing the hustle and bustle of Church Street in Nashville, Tennessee, circa 1940. Pedestrians line the sidewalks, while the streets are busy with vehicles, including the Cedar - Jo Johnst…

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  • Post Office and Custom House, Nashville, 1916

    A postcard of the Post Office and Custom House located on Broadway, between Seventh and Eighth Avenues. The original building, which can be identified by its tower, was started in 1875 and completed i…

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