Historic Photos of Nashville
By the mid-nineteenth century, the city of Nashville was a vibrant cultural center of the South. Through the Civil War reconstruction, two world wars, and into a modern era, Nashville has continued to grow and prosper by overcoming adversity and maintaining the strong independent culture of its citizens. This volume, Historic Photos of Nashville, captures this journey through still photography from the finest archives of the city, state and private collections. From the Civil War, Exposition and the great fire of 1916, Historic Photos of Nashville follows life, government, education, and disasters throughout Nashville's history. The book captures unique and rare scenes and events through the original lens of hundreds of historic photographs. Published in striking duo tone these images communicate historic events and everyday life of two centuries of people building a unique and prosperous city.
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A City at the Turn of the Century
The First World War and a Developing Metropolis
Notes on the Photographs
American Building Survey Andrew Arcade Avenue North Baptist Historical Library Barnard Library Boucher Historic American Broadway Building Survey Library built campus Centennial Park Church Street circa Civil Collections and University Commerce Building Congress Photo Archive constructed Cumberland River Downtown Nashville Exposition of 1897 Fifth Avenue Fisk University flood Fort Negley George N Grand Ole Opry Historic American Building HISTORIC PHOTOS Jackson Library and Archives Library of Congress Lindsley Hall located Main Building Montgomery Bell Academy NASH 19 Negley Parthenon Photo by Calvert Photo by George Photo by Jack Photo Division HABS photographs PHOTOS OF NASHVILLE Printers Alley Prints and Photo Public Square Photo Railroad Bridge Ryman Auditorium Southern Baptist Historical Street Methodist Church streetcar Sulphur Dell TENN 19 Tennessee Centennial Exposition Tennessee Historical Society Tennessee State Library Union Station Union Street University Archives University of Nashville University of Nashville's University Special Collections Vanderbilt University Special Vine Street