• "Main and Beale"

    Businesses and pedestrians at the intersection of Beale and Main Streets. Caption on back of photo reads, "1-3-1956 Main & Beale." On the right, the cinema is showing "Guys and Dolls." On the left, Th…

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  • Hotels on Main

    Several businesses and hotels on Main Street are visible, including Hotel Chisca, Ambassador Hotel, Tri-State Hotel, and Martin Motors. Caption on back of photo reads, "May 27 or 28, 1948 Main St."

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  • Ambassador Hotel

    Ambassador Hotel on Main Street. Caption on back of photo reads, "May 27 or 28, 1948 Main St."

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  • Main Street from Randolph Building

    “Main Street at night, looking North from top of Randolph Building.” Color image, including Brennan’s Stage Hotel, Goodman Bros., Bush & Gerts Pianos.

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  • "Ronco"

    Train traveling along tracks next to Riverside Drive. Caption on front of photo reads, "Apr 59." Caption on back of photo reads, "Looking southeast from Riverside Dr. Claridge Hotel in Background."

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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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  • Claridge Hotel

    Looking north from the intersection of Adams Avenue and Main Street. Caption on back of photo reads, "Main at Adams looking north."

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  • "Main and Monroe"

    Newspaper clipping comparing how the intersection of Main Street and Monroe Avenue looked in 1941 to earlier times. Caption below the photos reads, "Main and Monroe-The old Peabody Hotel stood where.…

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  • Hotel Claridge and Ronco

    A railroad crossing on Riverside Drive. The Hotel Claridge and Ronco are visible on the hill.

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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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  • Little Tea Shop

    View of Monroe Avenue with a variety of stores, businesses, and hotels. The Shrine Building is on the left and the Little Tea Shop is on the right.

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  • Adler Annex Hotel

    The Adler Annex Hotel and the Electric Waffle Shop on South Main Street. Caption on back of photo reads, "S. Main 1953."

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  • 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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  • Hotel with baths

    Entrance to a hotel, possibly Gayoso Hotel, advertising baths with tubs & showers. -- Text on front: G15-2-4

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  • Hotel with baths

    Entrance to a hotel, possibly Gayoso Hotel, advertising baths with tubs & showers & shoppers out front. -- Text on front: G15-2-4

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  • Claridge Hotel at Adams

    Intersection of Main Street and Adams Avenue with a view of the Claridge Hotel and surrounding businesses. Caption on back of photo reads, "Main St. looking north near Adams."

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  • Street Life on South Main Street

    Businesses along South Main Street. Caption on back of photo reads, "S. Main 1953."

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  • Claridge Hotel

    Intersection of Main Street and Adams Avenue with a view of the Claridge Hotel and surrounding businesses. Caption on back of photo reads, "Main at Adams."

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  • Tri-State Hotel on Main Street

    The Tri-State Hotel and other businesses on Main Street. Hotel Chisca can be seen in the distance. Caption on back of photo reads, "May 27 or 28, 1948 Main St."

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  • Travelers Hotel & Apts

    Pedestrians outside the Travelers Hotel, Burk's Clothing, and a sporting goods business on North Main Street. Caption on back of photo reads, "N. Main Jan. 1954."

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