• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Sparkman Street Bridge, between 1909 and 1915

    A postcard of the Sparkman Street Bridge, later renamed Shelby Street Bridge, looking down river. The Nashville Bridge Company's office is visible on the right bank of the Cumberland River and railroa…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Cumberland River Wharf, Nashville, 1922

    A postcard of the Cumberland River Wharf in downtown Nashville. Several boats are visible near the river bank. Buildings housing several businesses line First Avenue. The Woodland Street Bridge is pic…

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  • Court Square, Looking West, Nashville, Tenn., between 1901 and 1907

    A postcard of Court Square in Nashville, Tennessee, looking west between 1901 and 1907. Court Square, also referred to as Court House Square or Public Square, was located right in the center of the ci…

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  • Public Square, Nashville, Tenn., 1908

    A postcard of Public Square in Nashville, Tennessee, looking west circa 1908. Public Square, also referred to as Court House Square or Court Square, was located right in the center of the city. The sq…

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  • Scene on the Cumberland, Nashville, 1908

    A postcard of a scene on the Cumberland Riverfront. Men unload goods off of boats, and the Woodland Street Bridge is visible in the background. Forms part of the Norton Postcard Collection. 1 postcard…

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  • Cumberland River Wharf, Nashville, 1926

    A postcard of the Cumberland River Wharf in downtown Nashville. Several boats are visible near the river bank. The thriving businesses of First and Second Avenues are also noticeable, with advertiseme…

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  • Sam Davis Hotel, between 1930 and 1945

    A postcard of the Sam Davis Hotel located at 132 Seventh Avenue North and corner of Commerce Street, Nashville, Tennessee. The 12-story, 250-room hotel named for Sam Davis, the Confederate hero, opene…

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  • Bus depot, Nashville, Tenn., between 1935 and 1945

    A postcard of the Union Bus Terminal located at 517 Commerce Street in downtown Nashville, Tennessee. Built in the latter part of the 1930s, this bus terminal exemplified the art deco architecture sty…

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