• 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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  • Portrait of Edward Bushrod Stahlman, ca. between 1885 and 1930

    An elderly Edward Bushrod Stahlman, with grey hair and a receding hairline, seated in a wooden chair and holding a newspaper in his right hand. He is wearing a grey suit with a vest, tie, and collared…

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  • Marshall and Bruce Co., 1907

    Marshall and Bruce Co. (Nashville, Tenn.)

    An inside cover image from a booklet advertising the services of the Marshall & Bruce printing company. The image shows the various storefronts that the company occupied over the early years between 1…

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  • Portrait of Gideon Hicks Baskette, 1925

    Gideon Hicks Baskette in late middle age, seated, with hands clasped in front of him. He is wearing a dark jacket and a white shirt. Born in Rutherford County, Tennessee, in 1845, Gideon Hicks Baskett…

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  • Photograph of the National Baptist Publishing Board, 1960 October 06

    A photograph of the National Baptist Publishing Board building on Second Avenue in Nashville, Tennessee. The National Baptist Publishing Board began as Dr. R.H. Boyd's dream for African Americans to p…

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