• 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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  • Atlas of the city of Nashville 1908. [Plate 02A]

    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 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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  • 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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  • Yeatman & Woods Banking House, circa 1859

    William A. Eichbaum

    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Atlas of the city of Nashville 1908. [Plate 12B]

    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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  • 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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  • From Acorn to Oak: Quarter Century Achievement of The National Life & Accident Insurance Co., 1902-1926

    National Life and Accident Insurance Company, Inc. Nashville

    The front cover of a twenty-fifth anniversary booklet celebrating the quarter century of achievements for the National Life and Accident Insurance Company. The front cover shows a rough sketch of an o…

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  • Atlas of the city of Nashville 1908. [Plate 08B]

    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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  • 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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  • Atlas of the city of Nashville 1908. [Plate 02B]

    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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