• Monroe Avenue Postcard

    Postcard looking west down Monroe Avenue. Caption on bottom of postcard reads, "Looking West on Monroe Avenue." Caption on back of photo reads, "Memphis in Pictures. 1940."

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  • Main Street Postcard

    Black & white postcard highlighting a section of South Main Street. Caption on the bottom of the postcard reads, "Tennessee Block." Notes on the bottom of the postcard read "Memphis, Tennessee, 1888 S…

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  • Main Street Postcard

    Black and white postcard showing the street life on Main Street. Caption on bottom of postcard reads, "Main Street, Looking North."

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  • Main Street Postcard

    Postcard showing aerial view of busy street life along Main Street. Caption on bottom of postcard reads, "Main Street, Memphis, South From Court Square." Hand-written note on top of postcard reads, "M…

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  • Postcard of the frozen Cumberland River, 1940 January 26

    Photographic postcard depicting people walking across the frozen Cumberland River at Nashville, Tennessee, January 26, 1940. Several barges and towboats are visible below the Cumberland River Sand Com…

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  • Main Street postcard

    Black and white postcard with a view of Main Street north from Court Square. Caption on the bottom of the postcard reads, "Main St. North From Court Square."

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  • Main Street with Bank of Commerce

    “Main Street, Memphis, Tenn.” Color image with Bank of Commerce visible, automobiles, trolley lines, people.

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  • Fransioli Hotel

    View of street life on Second Street. Caption on front of photo reads, "1907." Caption on back of photo reads, "Second St., near corner of Union 1907."

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  • "Main St. North From Madison Ave."

    Black and white postcard showing Main Street north of Madison Avenue. Caption in lower right corner reads, "Main St. North From Madison Ave."

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  • Main Street at night

    Color postcard showing Main Street at night, lined by signs for Dinstuhl's, Palace, Hotel Read and other businesses. "Main Street at night, looking South from Poplar Street. Memphis, Tenn."

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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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  • Birds eye view of Nashville, Tenn. from Polk Flats, between 1907 and 1915

    A color postcard showing a bird's eye view of Nashville from Polk Flats. Polk Flats was an apartment building in Nashville, situated in between seventh and eighth avenues in the heart of downtown. The…

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  • Berry Field, Nashville's Municipal Airport, circa 1942

    A postcard of Berry Field, Nashville's Municipal Airport, circa 1942. The caption on the verso reads: "Berry Field, Nashville's Municipal Airport, was named Berry Field in honor of Colonel Harry S. Be…

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  • "Main St. North From McCall St."

    Black and white postcard showing a view of Main Street looking north. Caption in bottom right corner reads, "Main St. North From McCall St."

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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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  • Main Street with Haverty's

    “Main Street, Memphis, Tennessee” Color image, including Haverty’s, Gayoso Hotel, Goldsmith’s, Loew’s State, people, and automobiles.

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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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  • 100 North Main Building

    Color aerial photo image of 100 North Main Building.

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  • The Travel Lodge, Nashville, Tennessee, between 1930 and 1945

    A postcard of The Travel Lodge located on Route No. 1 at the intersection of U.S. 41 and 70 S., nine miles southeast of downtown Nashville, Tennessee. This card advertises good restaurants nearby, pri…

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  • The Draughon Building, between 1907 and 1917

    A postcard of the Draughon Building in downtown Nashville, Tennessee. The 1930 Nashville City Directory lists their address at 124-126 8th Avenue North. The early 20th century postcard description rea…

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