• Claridge Hotel on Main

    The Claridge Hotel is on the left, near the intersection of Main Street and Adams Avenue. Caption on back of photo reads, "looking north on Main at Adams...from the Civic Center Advisory Committee." E…

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  • "Memphis at Night"

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    Newspaper clipping showing a view of Main Street past Gayoso Avenue. Caption under photo reads, "Memphis at Night-Part of the city's 'White Way,' South Main Street, below Gayoso Avenue, vividly illumi…

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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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  • Chisca Hotel

    Chisca Hotel with a line of mounted police traveling down Main Street. Caption on back of photo reads, "Hotel Chisca - Main St. Beale to Linden block."

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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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  • Ambassador and Chisca Hotels

    Pedestrians and businesses along Main Street, including Hotel Chisca, Ambassador Hotel and Martin Motors. Caption on back of photo reads, "Main Street May 27 or May 28, 1948."

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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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  • 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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  • William Len Hotel

    “Hotel William Len -- Memphis -- Main and Monroe -- Memphis, Tennessee” Color image.

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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 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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  • "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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  • 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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  • Hotels on North Main Street

    Several hotels and businesses on North Main Street, including Washburn's Store, the Arlington Hotel, and the Travelers Hotel. Caption on back of photo reads, "N. Main Jan. 1954."

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  • "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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  • 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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  • Street Life on South Main Street

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

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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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  • Peabody Hotel on Main

    Black and white postcard showing activity on Main Street. Caption on the bottom of the postcard reads, "Scene On Main Street." Handwritten note on postcard reads, "1900." Notes on the back of the post…

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