• 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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  • Dutch Mill, Shelby Park, Nashville, circa 1909

    A color postcard of the Dutch Mill in Shelby Park, Nashville, Tennessee. This windmill structure, no longer extant, once stood on the landscape of Shelby Park, in East Nashville, near the Cumberland R…

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  • Greetings from Nashville, Tennessee, 1944

    A souvenir postcard sending greetings from Nashville, Tennessee. Several attractions are depicted inside the block letters of Nashville. From left to right they are: Sam Davis Monument, War Memorial B…

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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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  • 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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  • Greetings from Nashville, Tennessee, 1944

    A souvenir postcard sending greetings from Nashville, Tennessee. Several attractions are depicted inside the block letters of Nashville. From left to right they are: Sam Davis Monument, War Memorial B…

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  • Lower Broad Street, circa 1970s

    A color postcard of Lower Broad Street (now Broadway), near the Ryman Auditorium, where country music started in Nashville and country music stars were often seen prior to performances. The street has…

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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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  • Sam Davis Hotel, 7th Ave. at Commerce, Nashville, Tenn., between 1928 and 1938

    A postcard of the Sam Davis Hotel, a business property named for Sam Davis, the "Boy Hero of the Confederacy." The twelve-story building was located at the corner of 132 Seventh Avenue North at the co…

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  • James Robertson Apartment Hotel, Nashville Tenn., circa 1940

    A postcard of the James Robertson Apartment Hotel located on Seventh Avenue North and Commerce Street in downtown Nashville. Also pictured is a reproduction of Fort Nashboro, the log fort built by Jam…

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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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