• 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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  • The Old Planters Bank, 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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  • 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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  • Photograph of Eddy Arnold and his secretary Mary Grizzard, 1959 June 16

    A photograph of country music performer and businessman Eddy Arnold with Mrs. Leslie (Mary) Grizzard, his secretary. The photograph appeared in the Nashville Banner newspaper as part of a series of ar…

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  • Photograph of Uncle Bob Gary's Place, circa 1930

    A photograph of a filling station called Uncle Bob Gary's Place on Trinity Lane and Dickerson Pike in Nashville, Tennessee. Advertisements for automotive oil and Coco-Cola products are posted outside…

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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