Carnegie Library, Nashville, Tenn., circa 1918
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A postcard of the Carnegie Library of Nashville. The pubic library building was constructed with a $100,000 grant from philanthropist Andrew Carnegie, and the cornerstone was laid on April 27, 1903. Officially opened to the public on September 19, 1904, the building was located at 8th Avenue North and Union Street. The Carnegie Library of Nashville was renamed the Nashville Public Library in 1934, being active at this location until 1963, when the new Metropolitan Government began construction on a new main library upon the site. Forms part of the Nashville Room Postcard Collection. 1 postcard : col. ; 3.5 x 5.5 in.
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- Public Library of Nashville and Davidson County--History
Central business districts--Tennessee--Nashville
Social & civic facilities--Tennessee--Nashville
Nashville (Tenn.)--Buildings, structures, etc
Eighth Avenue (Nashville, Tenn.)
Union Street (Nashville, Tenn.)
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- Carnegie Library, Nashville, Tenn., circa 1918. 1918~. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://nashville.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/nr/id/786. (Accessed March 31, 2020.)
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- (1918~) Carnegie Library, Nashville, Tenn., circa 1918. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://nashville.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/nr/id/786
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- Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America <http://nashville.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/nr/id/786>.