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    • Promotional Calendar

    • Calendars; Promotional materials; Centennial celebrations
    • A promotional calendar for the Tennessee Centennial Exposition. Each calendar month has a colorful drawing of a Centennial building by J.A. Hagstrom, as well as a corresponding quote in the lower right corner.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Pythian Building

    • Centennial celebrations; Exhibition buildings; Centennial celebrations; Exhibitions; Anniversaries; Commemorations; Events; Fairs; Festivals
    • The Pythian Building, Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition. The building was situated on Lake Watauga. The picture shows a man rowing a gondola near a small bridge on the lake. Behind the Pythian Building can be seen the Parthenon...
    • Terminal Building

    • Centennial celebrations; Exhibition buildings; Exhibitions; Anniversaries; Commemorations; Events; Fairs; Festivals
    • Terminal Building at the Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition. The image features a front and side view of the building. The top of the building carries the lettering "Railway Exhibits." The grounds clearly contain decorative...
    • 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.
    • Machinery Building

    • Centennial celebrations; Exhibition buildings; Exhibitions; Anniversaries; Commemorations; Events; Fairs; Festivals
    • The Machinery Building, also called Machinery Hall, at the Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition. The architectural style was an example of Greek Doric and served as a perfect complement to the Parthenon, which appeared on the opposite...
    • 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...
    • Agriculture Building

    • Centennial celebrations; Exhibition buildings; Exhibitions; Events; Fairs; Anniversaries; Celebrations; Commemorations; Flags; Gondolas; Lakes & ponds; Passengers
    • View of the Agriculture Building across Lake Watauga at the Tennessee Centennial Exposition. A passenger-filled gondola is shown on the lake.
    • 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...
    • Education Building

    • Centennial celebrations; Exhibition buildings; Exhibitions; Events; Fairs; Anniversaries; Commemorations
    • View of the Hygiene and Education Building at the Tennessee Centennial Exposition. The top of the Giant See-Saw may be seen in the top left corner of the photograph.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • Machinery Building

    • Centennial celebrations; Exhibitions; Anniversaries; Commemorations; Exhibition buildings; Exhibit booths; Machinery; Engine rooms
    • Small black and white photograph of the Machinery Building at the Tennessee Centennial Exposition.
    • Commerce Building

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

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