• Nashville Bridge Company aerial view, 1960 January 19

    A photograph of an aerial view of the Nashville Bridge Company with the Shelby Street Bridge and downtown Nashville, Tennessee, in the background. The company was started in 1902 by Arthur J. Dyer, wh…

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  • Cumberland River Wharf, Nashville, 1926

    A postcard of the Cumberland River Wharf in downtown Nashville. Several boats are visible near the river bank. The thriving businesses of First and Second Avenues are also noticeable, with advertiseme…

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  • Church Street, Nashville, Tennessee, circa 1940

    A postcard showing the hustle and bustle of Church Street in Nashville, Tennessee, circa 1940. Pedestrians line the sidewalks, while the streets are busy with vehicles, including the Cedar - Jo Johnst…

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  • Cumberland River Wharf, Nashville, 1922

    A postcard of the Cumberland River Wharf in downtown Nashville. Several boats are visible near the river bank. Buildings housing several businesses line First Avenue. The Woodland Street Bridge is pic…

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  • Nashville terminals, Nashville, Tenn., circa 1910

    A postcard of the railroad terminals behind Union Station and the train shed. The station opened in 1900 to serve the passenger operations of the eight railroads then providing passenger service to Na…

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  • Fifth Avenue looking north from Church Street, 1910

    A postcard of Fifth Avenue looking north from Church Street in downtown Nashville. Both sides of the street are lined with businesses including Castner Knott and Blach's, both department stores. Some…

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  • Union Station, Nashville, Tenn., circa 1940

    A postcard of Nashville's Union Station. The former railroad terminal opened in 1900 to serve the passenger operations of the eight railroads then providing passenger service to Nashville, Tennessee.…

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  • Railroad workers' strike ends, 1955 May 09

    A photograph of picketers holding the Nashville Banner newspaper's morning extra announcing the settlement of the 57-day-old strike of Louisville & Nashville and Nashville Chattanooga & Saint Louis ra…

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  • Atlas of the city of Nashville 1908. [Index 0A]

    1 map; 58 x 75 cm. The first page of a two-page index to a plat map of downtown Nashville, Tennessee, originally published in 1908 by G.M. Hopkins Company. This index lists the names of all streets ap…

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  • Atlas of the city of Nashville 1908. [Index 0B]

    1 map; 58 x 75 cm. The second page of a two-page index to a plat map of downtown Nashville, Tennessee, originally published in 1908 by G.M. Hopkins Company. This index contains a key in the upper righ…

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  • Union Station, Nashville, circa 1920

    A postcard of Nashville's Union Station. The former railroad terminal opened in 1900 to serve the passenger operations of the eight railroads then providing passenger service to Nashville, Tennessee.…

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  • Nashville, Tenn. Cumberland River, between 1901 and 1908

    A postcard of the Cumberland River Wharf in downtown Nashville as seen from the Shelby Street Bridge. Several boats are docked at the river bank. A number of businesses line First Avenue. Both the Woo…

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  • Nashville Union Station train shed, Nashville, Tennessee, circa 1936

    A photograph of the train shed at Nashville's Union Station at Broadway and 10th Avenue just to the west of the downtown area, circa 1936. Union Station is a former railroad terminal opened in 1900 to…

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  • Views of Nashville, Tenn., 1907

    A postcard depicting several Nashville landmarks, including the State Penitentiary, the Confederate Monument in Mt. Olivet Cemetery, the Parthenon in Centennial Park, two images of the United States P…

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  • Church Street, Corner Seventh, Nashville, 1918

    A postcard of Church Street at the corner of Seventh Avenue looking east in downtown Nashville around 1918. This corner was one of the busiest corners in the retail section of Nashville during the tim…

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  • Union Station, Nashville, Tennessee, circa 1951

    A postcard of Nashville's Union Station. The former railroad terminal opened in 1900 to serve the passenger operations of the eight railroads then providing passenger service to Nashville, Tennessee.…

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  • Scene on the Cumberland, Nashville, 1908

    A postcard of a scene on the Cumberland Riverfront. Men unload goods off of boats, and the Woodland Street Bridge is visible in the background. Forms part of the Norton Postcard Collection. 1 postcard…

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  • Fifth Ave., looking south from Union, Nashville, Tenn., 1910

    A postcard of Fifth Avenue looking south from Union Avenue in downtown Nashville. Both sides of the street are lined with businesses including Houck's, a music shop, and S. H. Kress & Co., a five and…

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