• 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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  • 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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  • Nashville terminals, Nashville, Tenn., circa 1910

    A postcard of the railroad terminals behind Union Station and the train shed. The station opened in 1900 to serve the passenger operations of the eight railroads then providing passenger service to Na…

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  • First National Bank bld. Nashville, Tenn., 1908

    A color postcard of the First National Bank Building on the corner of Third Avenue and Union Street in downtown Nashville. The First National Bank of Nashville was originally organized in 1863. Forms…

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  • Tennessee State Fair Grounds, Nashville, Tenn., circa 1910

    A postcard of the Tennessee State Fairgrounds showing the Women's Building, Grandstand, and track. Located just one mile south of downtown Nashville, the fairgrounds opened in 1891 as Cumberland Park…

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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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  • Tennessee State Fair Grounds, Nashville, Tenn.. circa 1916

    A postcard of the Tennessee State Fairgrounds showing the Woman's Building, the grandstand and the track. Located just one mile south of downtown Nashville, the fairgrounds opened in 1891 as Cumberlan…

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  • Union Station, Nashville, Tennessee, circa 1951

    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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  • Fifth Ave., looking south from Union, Nashville, Tenn., 1910

    A postcard of Fifth Avenue looking south from Union Avenue in downtown Nashville. Both sides of the street are lined with businesses including Houck's, a music shop, and S. H. Kress & Co., a five and…

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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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  • 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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  • The Parthenon, First American National Bank building, Nashville, circa 1950

    A postcard showing drawings of the Parthenon and the First American National Bank Building. The Parthenon, located in Centennial Park, is a reproduction of the Greek Athenian Temple. This full scale r…

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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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  • Nashville, Tenn. Cumberland River, between 1901 and 1908

    A postcard of the Cumberland River Wharf in downtown Nashville as seen from the Shelby Street Bridge. Several boats are docked at the river bank. A number of businesses line First Avenue. Both the Woo…

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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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  • Life and Casualty Tower, circa 1960

    A postcard of the Nashville skyline at night reflecting in the Cumberland River. The prominent building in the skyline is the Life and Casualty Tower. In 1957 the Life and Casualty Insurance Company o…

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  • Tennessee State Fair Association, Nashville, 1907

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    A postcard of the Tennessee State Fairgrounds located just one mile south of downtown Nashville. The fairgrounds opened in 1891 as Cumberland Park. The park was built as a harness racing track with a…

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  • Church Street, Corner Seventh, Nashville, 1918

    A postcard of Church Street at the corner of Seventh Avenue looking east in downtown Nashville around 1918. This corner was one of the busiest corners in the retail section of Nashville during the tim…

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