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    • 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...
    • General view of Tennessee Centennial

    • Centennial celebrations; Buildings; Exhibition buildings; Celebrations; Exhibitions; Anniversaries; Commemorations; Events; Fairs; Festivals
    • This general view of the Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition features the Parthenon and the Memphis Pavilion in the foreground of the image. The Commerce Building, the Education Building and the Giant See-Saw are in the background of...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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....
    • 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."
    • Dormitories of Vanderbilt University pamphlet

    • Centennial celebrations; Dormitories; Public accommodation facilities
    • Pamphlet of the Tennessee Centennial Exposition containing information for accommodations at dormitories at Vanderbilt University in Nashville. The pamphlet has a photograph of the Parthenon on the front and states that accommodations are available...
    • Vanderbilt Day Ribbon

    • Centennial celebrations; Ribbons
    • Gold-colored ribbon noting the celebration of "Vanderbilt Day" at the Tennessee Centennial Exposition on October 11, 1897. The ribbon features a profile image of Commodore Cornelius Vanderbilt.
    • 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.
    • U.S. House Resolution 161

    • Centennial celebrations; Exhibitions; Legislative bodies; Legislation
    • House Resolution 161 introduced by Mr. Washington to aid and encourage the holding of the Tennessee Centennial Exposition at Nashville in the year 1896 and making an appropriation for it.
    • 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...
    • Joseph Buckner Killebrew

    • People associated with agriculture; Plantation owners; Farmers' groups; Administrative agencies; Iron industry; Monuments & memorials; Journalists; Emigration & immigration; Bas-reliefs
    • Col. J. B. Killebrew. The image is contained on page 30 of the "Official Guide to the Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition."
    • 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...

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