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    • 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.
    • Souvenir Ticket

    • Souvenirs; Tickets; Seals (Insignia); Business people
    • A souvenir ticket of the Tennessee Centennial Exposition. The ticket commemorates J.W. Thomas Day held on Thursday, October 28, 1897. The front side of the ticket includes a picture of J.W. Thomas and bears the signature of Director General E. C....
    • 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.
    • J. W. Thomas Address

    • Centennial celebrations; Public speaking; Exhibitions; Souvenirs
    • Three-page souvenir transcript of an address by J.W. Thomas, President of the Tennessee Centennial Exposition, delivered at the opening of the exposition on May 1, 1897. Thomas proclaimed that the event was to celebrate the state's past and...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Admission Ticket

    • Tickets; Exhibitions; Centennial celebrations
    • Complimentary admission pass issued to J. Wells Champney for the Tennessee Centennial Exposition. The pass was valid from October 26 to October 30. It is a small yellow card with an imprint of the seal of the Exposition in green. The back of the...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • Hand-painted sash

    • Clothing & dress
    • Hand-painted sash in honor of Mrs. William McKinley's visit to the Tennessee Centennial Exposition. The sash reads "Woman's Department, Tennessee Centennial, In honor of Mrs. McKinley, June 12 1897." The name tag reads "Miss Mary Bass."

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