• 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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  • Scottish Rite Temple, Nashville, Tenn., between 1915 and 1925

    A postcard of the Scottish Rite Temple, also known as the Masonic Temple, located at the corner of Seventh Avenue and Broadway in Nashville, Tennessee (100 Seventh Avenue North). The building's 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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  • 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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  • Tennessee State Office Building, Nashville, Tenn., circa 1949

    A postcard of the Tennessee State Office Building, located east of the Capitol at 500 Charlotte Avenue in Nashville, Tennessee. The 108,349 square foot building is an example of the "New Deal" era sty…

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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, Tenn., circa 1965

    A postcard of the Tennessee State Capitol and Tennessee State Office Building, along with the Nashville Municipal Auditorium. The Nashville Municipal Auditorium was the primary indoor sports and conce…

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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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  • Union Station, Nashville, circa 1920

    A postcard of Nashville's Union Station. The former railroad terminal opened in 1900 to serve the passenger operations of the eight railroads then providing passenger service to Nashville, Tennessee.…

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  • Hermitage Club, Nashville, Tenn., 1910

    A postcard of the Hermitage Club in Nashville, Tennessee. The Hermitage Club building was first a downtown residence in between Church and Union Streets at 233 Sixth Avenue North, then called High Str…

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  • Aerial view of Nashville, Tennessee, circa 1940

    A postcard aerial view of downtown Nashville, circa 1940. Leading up to the 1940s, Nashville's importance as a trading center grew steadily, and the city was known to the business world as "The Commer…

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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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  • Union Station, Nashville, Tenn., circa 1940

    A postcard of Nashville's Union Station. The former railroad terminal opened in 1900 to serve the passenger operations of the eight railroads then providing passenger service to Nashville, Tennessee.…

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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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  • Hotel Tulane, Nashville, Tenn., circa 1917

    A postcard of the Tulane Hotel, located at the intersection of Eighth Avenue North and Church Street in downtown Nashville. This hotel was erected in 1894 as the Nicholson Hotel on the site of the old…

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