• Main Street Postcard

    Postcard showing aerial view of busy street life along Main Street. Caption on bottom of postcard reads, "Main Street, Memphis, South From Court Square." Hand-written note on top of postcard reads, "M…

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  • Main Street Postcard

    Black and white postcard showing the street life on Main Street. Caption on bottom of postcard reads, "Main Street, Looking North."

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  • Postcard of the frozen Cumberland River, 1940 January 26

    Photographic postcard depicting people walking across the frozen Cumberland River at Nashville, Tennessee, January 26, 1940. Several barges and towboats are visible below the Cumberland River Sand Com…

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  • Main Street postcard

    Black and white postcard with a view of Main Street north from Court Square. Caption on the bottom of the postcard reads, "Main St. North From Court Square."

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  • Monroe Avenue Postcard

    Postcard looking west down Monroe Avenue. Caption on bottom of postcard reads, "Looking West on Monroe Avenue." Caption on back of photo reads, "Memphis in Pictures. 1940."

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  • Main Street Postcard

    Black & white postcard highlighting a section of South Main Street. Caption on the bottom of the postcard reads, "Tennessee Block." Notes on the bottom of the postcard read "Memphis, Tennessee, 1888 S…

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  • Duncan Hotel. Nashville, Tenn., circa 1910

    A postcard of the Duncan Hotel built in 1889 by wealthy Nashville broker William M. Duncan. This massive brick building was trimmed in stone and occupied a fourth of the block on the southeast corner…

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  • Union Bank and Trust Co. building, Nashville, Tenn., circa 1910

    A postcard of the Union Bank and Trust Company building, located in downtown Nashville, Tennessee at 225 Third Avenue, North. The bank was organized circa the 1880s. Leslie Cheek was elected president…

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  • Public Square, Nashville, Tenn., 1908

    A postcard of Public Square in Nashville, Tennessee, looking west circa 1908. Public Square, also referred to as Court House Square or Court Square, was located right in the center of the city. The sq…

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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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  • Berry Field, Nashville's Municipal Airport, circa 1942

    A postcard of Berry Field, Nashville's Municipal Airport, circa 1942. The caption on the verso reads: "Berry Field, Nashville's Municipal Airport, was named Berry Field in honor of Colonel Harry S. Be…

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  • Main Street from Randolph Building

    “Main Street at night, looking North from top of Randolph Building.” Color image, including Brennan’s Stage Hotel, Goodman Bros., Bush & Gerts Pianos.

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  • Main Street with Haverty's

    “Main Street, Memphis, Tennessee” Color image, including Haverty’s, Gayoso Hotel, Goldsmith’s, Loew’s State, people, and automobiles.

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  • Bus depot, Nashville, Tenn., between 1935 and 1945

    A postcard of the Union Bus Terminal located at 517 Commerce Street in downtown Nashville, Tennessee. Built in the latter part of the 1930s, this bus terminal exemplified the art deco architecture sty…

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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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  • 100 North Main Building

    Color aerial photo image of 100 North Main Building.

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  • Waldorf Cafe on Main Street

    Image of a postcard showing the Cafe Waldorf on Main Street. Caption on bottom of image reads, "Looking Up Main St. Memphis, Tenn." Date stamp on front of postcard reads, "Greenwood, Nov 10 1908."

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  • The Parthenon, First American National Bank building, Nashville, circa 1950

    A postcard showing drawings of the Parthenon and the First American National Bank Building. The Parthenon, located in Centennial Park, is a reproduction of the Greek Athenian Temple. This full scale r…

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  • Union Station, Nashville, circa 1920

    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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  • 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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