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    • Inaugural Ceremonies Program

    • Centennial celebrations; Anniversaries; Commemorations; Fairs; Exhibitions; Programs; Rites & ceremonies
    • A 4-page program providing details of the opening day of the Tennessee Centennial Exposition on May 1, 1897. Included in the program are the names of speakers as well as congratulatory telegrams from prominent politicians and businessmen.
    • Centennial Envelope and Receipt showing Children's Building

    • Centennial celebrations; Exhibitions; Anniversaries; Fairs; Commemorations; Buildings; Kindergartens; Children; Envelopes
    • A postal envelope addressed to Prof. A.H. Merrill of Vanderbilt University. In the left corner of the envelope is a sketch of the Children's Building at the Tennessee Centennial Exposition. Included is a receipt for tuition at the model...
    • Children's Building

    • Centennial celebrations; Exhibition buildings; Exhibitions; Anniversaries; Events; Fairs; Commemorations; Columns
    • An exterior view of the Children's Building at the Tennessee Centennial Exposition, which was located beside the Gourd Arbor. The building was a two-story structure with Rococo style architecture.
    • Transportation Building

    • Centennial celebrations; Buildings; Exhibitions; Anniversaries; Commemorations; Exhibition buildings; Gazebos
    • Angled view of the Transportation Building at the Tennessee Centennial Exposition. Constructed in the Italian Renaissance style, the building had a very simplistic appearance. A gazebo stands in the forefront.
    • Government Building

    • Centennial celebrations; Exhibition buildings; Exhibitions; Anniversaries; Events; Fairs; Commemorations; Flags; Domes
    • Angled view of the U.S. Government Building at the Tennessee Centennial Exposition. The building stood close to the main entrance of the grounds near Lake Katherine. The building, with classical style architecture, had the form of a cross. The...
    • The Red Men's Tepee

    • Exhibitions; Fairs; Centennial celebrations; Exhibition buildings; Commemorations; Historical reenactments; Indigenous peoples; Fraternal organizations; Charitable organizations; Tipis
    • Black and white photograph of the "Red Men's Tepee." Shows a building constructed in the form of a tepee for the Tennessee Centennial Exposition. A small crowd stands at the entrance.
    • Commerce Building

    • Centennial celebrations; Exhibitions; Anniversaries; Commemorations; Exhibition buildings; Exhibit booths
    • Black and white photograph of the Commerce Building at the Tennessee Centennial Exposition.
    • The Parthenon

    • Centennial celebrations; Exhibitions; Anniversaries; Commemorations; Buildings; Exhibition buildings; Galleries & museums; Greek temples; Reproductions
    • Black and white photograph of the Parthenon replica building in Nashville, Tennessee.
    • General view of Centennial Park

    • Centennial celebrations; Parks; Exhibitions; Anniversaries; Commemorations; Exhibition buildings; Columns; Construction; Buildings; Architectural elements; Lakes & ponds
    • Centennial Park, showing the construction process and a general view of Lake Watauga and Lily Lake. The Auditorium, Parthenon, Flagstaff, Administration Building, Commerce Building, and Transportation Building are pictured. Scaffolding is erected...
    • Minerals & Forestry Building

    • Centennial celebrations; Exhibition buildings; Exhibitions; Anniversaries; Commemorations; Events; Fairs; Festivals
    • Front and side view of the Minerals & Forestry Building, Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition. The Roman-Doric architectural style is clearly shown. In the foreground can be seen Lake Watauga with a small boat on the water.
    • Auditorium

    • Centennial celebrations; Exhibition buildings; Exhibitions; Anniversaries; Events; Fairs; Commemorations; Columns; Porticoes (Porches)
    • Front view of the Auditorium at the Tennessee Centennial Exposition, which had Colonial style architecture. It had a one-hundred and forty foot high square tower and four porticoes on the corners of the building.
    • W. Spain's Palace of Illusions and Mirrors

    • Centennial celebrations; Exhibitions; Exhibition buildings; Midways; Mirrors; Entertainment; Optical illusions; Celebrations; Anniversaries; Commemorations; Events; Festivals; Fairs; Forensic photographs
    • Front view of the castle-like structure of W. Spain's Palace of Illusions and Mirror Maze, featured in the Vanity Fair area of the Tennessee Centennial Exposition, 1897. A number of men and women are standing at the entrance area, surrounded by...
    • Woman's Building

    • Centennial celebrations; Buildings; Exhibitions; Anniversaries; Commemorations; Exhibition buildings; Columns
    • Front view of the Woman's Building at the Tennessee Centennial Exposition. The building was somewhat modeled after Andrew Jackson's home, the Hermitage. In addition, the building also had features of Grecian architecture. Eight massive columns...
    • Woman's Building Library

    • Centennial celebrations; Exhibition buildings; Exhibitions; Events; Fairs; Anniversaries; Commemorations; Libraries; Sculpture; Bas-reliefs; Chandeliers; Armor
    • Interior view of the library in the Woman's Building of the Tennessee Centennial Exposition. In addition to several volumes of books, the room is adorned with furniture, sculpture and an elaborate bas-relief mantel. An electric chandelier hangs...
    • Auditorium and Commerce Building

    • Centennial celebrations; Exhibitions; Anniversaries; Commemorations; Exhibition buildings; Exhibit booths; Auditoriums; Concert halls; Social & civic facilities
    • Mounted black and white photograph of the Auditorium and the Commerce Building at the Tennessee Centennial Exposition.
    • Tennessee Centennial Ride

    • Centennial celebrations; Exhibitions; Anniversaries; Commemorations; Events; Festivals; Fairs; Amusement rides; Exhibition buildings
    • Photograph featuring the Giant See-Saw, a very popular attraction located in the midway of Vanity Fair at the Tennessee Centennial Exposition. This shot taken from a nearby hill shows Spain's Palace of Illusions (Mirror Maze) on the left and the...
    • History Building

    • Centennial celebrations; Exhibitions; Anniversaries; Commemorations; Events; Festivals; Fairs; Exhibition buildings
    • Photograph of the History Building at the Tennessee Centennial Exposition. Shows the six majestic columns at the front of the building.
    • Tennessee Centennial Exposition printed advertisement

    • Centennial celebrations; Advertisements; Exhibitions; Anniversaries; Commemorations; Events; Festivals; Fairs; Eagles; Horses; Presidents; Government officials; Heads of state; Capitols; Seals (Insignia)
    • Printed advertisement for the Tennessee Centennial Exposition in Nashville, May 1 to October 31, 1897. Includes inset views of Pres. William J. McKinley, Vice President Garret A. Hobart, the White House and the U.S. Capitol building.

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