• Three-picture postcard

    This unusual postcard shows the Hotel Farragut on Gay Street, the TVA's Norris Dam (finished in 1936), and the Great Smoky Mountains National Park (formally dedicated in 1940). This card was mailed fr…

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  • View down Walnut Street

    This hand-colored postcard shows a view of Walnut Street, looking north from Church Street, at the turn of the 20th century.

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  • Civic Building and Southern Railway Depot

    Front of a souvenir postcard folder showing Knoxville's Civic Building and Southern Railway Station. The Station was built in Knoxville in 1904. It prospered until passenger traffic began to decline i…

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  • Unidentified home in Knoxville

    Unidentified home in Knoxville. The text of the postcard consists of a message from a young man named Maurice to his fiancee, Katherine, but the image is not identified.

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  • Elks Home

    S.H. Kress & Co

    The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Home was originally located at 421 W. Main Avenue. The Elks moved to the Home pictured here in 1909, when Colonel J.Y. Johnston took over the Main Avenue pr…

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  • L.A. Ault Home

    View of the L.A. Ault home. A number of families bearing the Ault surname lived in the Knoxville area during the early part of the 20th century, but unfortunately it is impossible to tell which group…

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  • Elks Home

    The Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks Home was originally located at 421 W. Main Avenue. The Elks moved to the Home pictured here in 1909, when Colonel J.Y. Johnston took over the Main Avenue pr…

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  • Hotel Andrew Johnson

    The Andrew Johnson Hotel opened on Gay Street in 1929 and prospered throughout the Great Depression. Its numerous guests included Jean Paul Sarte, Duke Ellington, Amelia Erhart, Liberace, Tony Perkins…

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  • Grey Eagle Marble Quarry

    This marble quarry was located approximately one mile south of Knoxville, Tennessee. Although marble is no longer produced in East Tennessee, it was a major industry at the time this postcard was mail…

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