• 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Davidson County Court House and Public Square showing wagon market, Nashville, Tenn., 1909

    A postcard of the Davidson County Court House and Public Square showing the wagon market. Also referred to as Court House Square, this area was located right in the center of the city. The square with…

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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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  • 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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