• Court house, Nashville, Tenn., 1905

    A postcard of the Court House as it appeared in 1905. The courthouse was designed in 1857 by Francis Strickland, son of William Strickland, who built the State Capitol. Construction on the building st…

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  • Christ Church 1st Episcopal, 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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  • Broadway Presbyterian Church, 1911

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    A postcard of Broadway Presbyterian Church, located at 1616 West End Avenue in Nashville, Tennessee. This church was dedicated on January 11, 1911. The foundation was made of rough cut stone blocks. T…

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  • Nashville Tennessee, a city of fine churches, between 1930 and 1945

    A postcard of five churches of different denominations located in downtown Nashville. In the upper left is McKendree Methodist Church. In the lower left is the Cathedral of the Incarnation. In the cen…

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  • State capitol, Nashville, Tenn., circa 1920

    A postcard of the Tennessee State Capitol and landscaped grounds along the hillside overlooking the city of Nashville, bordered by Charlotte and Sixth Avenue. The architectural idea is that of a Greek…

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  • Union Street looking toward 5th Ave., Nashville, Tenn., between 1920 and 1929

    A postcard of Union Street looking toward Fifth Avenue in downtown Nashville, Tennessee. Businesses line both sides of the street. Identifiable signage includes the Linen Store, Economy Shoe Store and…

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  • Postoffice - Custom House, Nashville, 1907

    A postcard of the Post Office and Custom House located on Broadway, between Seventh and Eighth Avenues. The original building, which can be identified by its tower, was started in 1875 and completed i…

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  • Birds eye view of Nashville, Tenn. from Polk Flats, between 1907 and 1915

    A color postcard showing a bird's eye view of Nashville from Polk Flats. Polk Flats was an apartment building in Nashville, situated in between seventh and eighth avenues in the heart of downtown. The…

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  • Eighth Street Missionary Baptist Church, 2002 January

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    A photograph of Eighth Street Missionary Baptist Church in Nashville, Tennessee. Built by Reverend R.L. Watson in 1945, this church building initially housed First Emmanuel Church. The Eighth Street B…

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  • Court House, Nashville, Burnt in 1856, 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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  • Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, 2001 May

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    A photograph of Holy Trinity Episcopal Church, Nashville's second-oldest Episcopal church building. This church is located at 615 Sixth Avenue South. The congregation was founded in 1852 as a free chu…

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  • The Roman Cathedral, 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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  • The (First) Medical College, 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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  • Capitol Boulevard, Looking North, Nashville, Tenn., between 1916 and 1930

    A postcard of Capitol Boulevard looking north towards the Tennessee State Capitol sometime between 1916 and 1930. YMCA signage is visible on the left side of the street, while Knickerbocker Theater si…

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  • The Bank of Nashville, 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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  • State capitol, Nashville, Tenn., circa 1907

    A postcard of the Tennessee State Capitol and landscaped grounds along the hillside overlooking the city of Nashville, bordered by Charlotte and Sixth Avenue, with the equestrian statue of Andrew Jack…

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  • 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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  • Photograph of buildings on the north side of the Public Square in Nashville, Tennessee, 1959

    Harris-Davis and Company, J. L. Turner and Son, J. S. Reeves and Company, and D. F. Siler Company were among the buildings that once delineated the outer perimeter of the public square in Nashville. T…

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  • Tulane Hotel, between 1930 and 1940

    A photograph of the Tulane Hotel as it appeared circa the 1930s, located at the intersection of Eighth Avenue North and Church Street in downtown Nashville, Tennessee. This hotel was erected in 1894 a…

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  • Lindsley Avenue Church of Christ, 2001 May

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    A photograph of the Lindsley Avenue Church of Christ located at 3 Lindsley Avenue in Nashville, Tennessee. The building permit for this church was obtained by Robert Sharp, a Nashville architect who l…

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