• 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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  • Annual Report for Nineteen Hundred Fifty Seven, Third National Bank, Nashville, Tennessee, 1957

    Third National Bank (Nashville, Tenn.)

    The cover of a multi-page annual report for the Third National Bank in Nashville, Tennessee. This report covers thirty years, from 1927 through 1957. The artwork on the cover was painted by Nashville…

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  • Tuck-Hinton Architects, 2000 October

    Historic Nashville, Inc

    A photograph of Tuck Hinton Architects office building located at the corner of Elm Street and Fifth Avenue South. Built in 1860, this two-story brick structure in Rutledge Hill was known as Elm Stree…

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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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  • New Hall Intermediaries, 2001 January 04

    Historic Nashville, Inc

    A photograph of New Hall Intermediaries, an insurance office, located at 1230 Second Avenue South in Nashville, Tennessee. This building was constructed in 1873 by Morton Howell after he purchased the…

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  • Greetings from Nashville, Tennessee, 1961

    A postcard featuring two Nashville scenes. The top section is of the Parthenon in Centennial Park. The view shows the annual Christmas display which attracted thousands of visitors each year from 1954…

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  • Ocean Way Nashville Recording Studios, 2001 May

    Historic Nashville, Inc

    A photograph of Ocean Way Nashville Recording Studios, formerly Church of the Advent, an Episcopal church located at 1200 Seventeenth Avenue South in Nashville, Tennessee. The congregation was formed…

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  • Maxwell House Coffee Advertisement, 1928 October

    Maxwell House Coffee Company

    A magazine advertisement for Maxwell House Coffee that appeared in the October 1928 issue of Good Housekeeping. The advertisement tells the story of Joel Cheek's quest to create the perfect blend of c…

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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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  • Photograph of F.W. Greenhalge Apothecary, 1872

    Giers & Co. (Nashville, Tenn.)

    A photograph of the F.W. Greenhalge Apothecary at 7 Lafayette Street in Nashville, Tennessee. Taken in 1872, this photograph shows men and some children standing outside the storefront of the retail d…

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  • Setliff, Wholesale Bookseller & Stationer, between 1873 and 1881

    Setliff & Co. (Nashville, Tenn.)

    A bookplate advertising Setliff & Company, a wholesale bookseller on Church Street. According to Nashville city directories, the Setliff business was started in 1867 by Abraham Setliff in the Commerci…

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  • The State Bank of Tennessee, circa 1859

    Eichbaum, William A., 1787-1873

    A page from a mounted and bound volume of twenty-five pen-and-ink wash drawings, and two pen-and-ink maps of Nashville created by William A. Eichbaum during the 1850s. Eichbaum was a Nashville booksel…

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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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  • American Bread Company, circa 1952

    A multi-page pamphlet outlining the American Bread Company's production of Holsum Bread products at the Nashville plant on Murfreesboro Road. Also included are mini headshots and bios for officers and…

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  • William A. Eichbaum Sketchbook, cover, circa 1859

    Eichbaum, William A., 1787-1873

    The front cover from a mounted and bound volume of twenty-five pen-and-ink wash drawings, and two pen-and-ink maps of Nashville created by William A. Eichbaum during the 1850s. Drawings consist of pro…

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  • Atlas of the city of Nashville 1908. [Plate 05B]

    1 map; 58 x 75 cm. A plat map of downtown Nashville, Tennessee, originally published in 1908 by G. M. Hopkins Company, showing the various buildings, landscapes, acreage, and street routes for several…

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  • The Parthenon, First American National Bank building, Nashville, circa 1950

    A postcard showing drawings of the Parthenon and the First American National Bank Building. The Parthenon, located in Centennial Park, is a reproduction of the Greek Athenian Temple. This full scale r…

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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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