Tennessee

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What Did the University of Tennessee Look Like in 1903?

Check out this pair of great photos from 1903. The first one shows the science hall and the second is Barbara Blount Hall. Science Hall at the University of Tennessee in 1903 – Knoxville, Tennessee Source: Library of Congress Barbara...

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1900s Photo of Gay Street in Knoxville, Tennessee

This photo shows some amazing details of Gay Street in Knoxville, Tennessee. Click on it for a larger version. Also, if you recognize where this is, please add your thoughts below in the comments. Gay Street in Knoxville, Tennessee in...

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What Did Knoxville Look Like During the Civil War?

See for yourself. Here is an old image that we found at the Library of Congress showing the city as it looked in 1864, near the end of the Civil War. The detail is quite incredible if you click on it,...

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Vanderbilt University in the Early 1900s

This is a beautiful old panorama of Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee, taken in 1909. Vanderbilt University in 1909 Source: Library of Congress Here are a few more images we found for the school. Vanderbilt University in 1901 Source: Library...

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Bird’s-Eye View of Tennessee Exposition of 1897

This is a cool bird’s-eye view of the Tennessee Exposition of 1897, in celebration of the state’s centennial. Tennessee Centennial Exposition, Nashville, Tennessee Source: Library of Congress

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1877 Map of Nashville

What a cool old map of Nashville about a decade after the Civil War. Make sure you click on it for a larger, more detailed version. Source: Library of Congress

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Working Children of Nashville in the 1900s

We do a lot of photos of buildings, including the recent ones we did of Nashville. They’re great, but it’s time to share some cool old photos of people. Here is a great series of photos that we dug up...

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Nashville in the Early 1900s

Here are some beautiful old photos of prominent buildings in Nashville around the turn of the 20th century. Federal building in Nashville Source: Library of Congress State capitol building in Nashville Source: Library of Congress Court house and public square...

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The Capitol in Nashville During the Civil War

This is a beautiful old image of Nashville, showing the Capitol Building during the Civil War. Source: Library of Congress Here is a similar view on Google Street View.