• 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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  • Poplar and Perkins

    Near Poplar and Perkins, signs for a number of businesses can be seen: Stephenson's Big Star, Goodwill, 1st National Bank, Jiffy Car Wash and Bensinger's Cleaners.

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  • Early Times

    Cars traveling near the intersection of Second Street and St. Martin Street. A large billboard for Early Times is on top of a building. Caption on back of photo reads, "c. 48 So. Second & St. Martin -…

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  • "Main St. North From Madison Ave."

    Black and white postcard showing Main Street north of Madison Avenue. Caption in lower right corner reads, "Main St. North From Madison Ave."

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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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  • Rhodes-Jennings Furniture

    Rhodes-Jennings Furniture store on North Main Street. Caption on back of photo reads, "N. Main June 1954."

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  • Singer and Easy Way

    Close-up view of the Singer Sewing Center and Easy Way. Caption on back of photo reads, "11-8-1949 Main Street."

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  • R. B. Buchanan Seed Company on Front Street

    A photograph of Front Street with various seed companies lining the right side of the street: Otto Schwill & Company, R. B. Buchanan Seed, and Russell-Heckle Seed Company. In the background (far left)…

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  • Main Street

    Businesses along Main Street, including Bond Clothes, Meadows Car & Pen Shop, Wm. Len Hotel and Thompson's Restaurant. Caption on back of photo reads, "Main Street - 1942."

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  • Main Street at night

    Color postcard showing Main Street at night, lined by signs for Dinstuhl's, Palace, Hotel Read and other businesses. "Main Street at night, looking South from Poplar Street. Memphis, Tenn."

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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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  • Exchange Street (2)

    A photo looking east from Front Street towards Exchange Street. Samuels Furniture Company on the left, and the Municipal Auditorium on right.

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  • Jackson Avenue and Peyton Street

    View of Jackson Avenue at Peyton Street showing traffic and local businesses in 1956. Signs can be seen for Big Star Market, Chevrolet and Ronco.

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  • Main Street

    Pedestrians walking along Main Street. Caption on back of photo reads, "Oct. 1958...From the Civic Center Advisory Committee." Photo is mounted to a card.

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  • Madison Avenue Fork

    Madison Avenue continues on the right fork and the left fork leads to Monroe Ave. and Marshall Ave.

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  • Main Street

    Businesses along Main Street, including Jordan's.

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  • Main Street

    Walgreen Drugs and the Mayfaire Shop at the intersection of Main Street and Court Avenue.

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  • Decatur Street

    The Dixie Homes Snack Bar can be seen on the left. The Little Red Store, with a phone booth in front, is on the right.

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  • Memphis Business Journal building

    Aerial view of the Memphis Business Journal building and street life on Main Street.

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  • Mississippi Boulevard and Butler Avenue

    Public housing sits across the street from Joe's Sundry store, at the intersection of Mississippi Boulevard, Butler Avenue, and Calhoun Street. Caption on back of photo reads, "11-13-58 Miss. Blvd., C…

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