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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Cyclorama of the Battle of Gettysburg

    • Centennial celebrations; Exhibitions; Fairs; Exhibition buildings; Historical reenactments; Circular buildings
    • Black and white photograph of the Cyclorama of the Battle of Gettysburg at the Tennessee Centennial Exposition. Shows the front entrance of the building. The building was a circular structure.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • City Hotel, New York

    • Celebrations; Balls (Parties); Hotels; Streets
    • Etching of the City Hotel, New York, where a grand ball was given for General Jackson on February 22, 1819. This item is a part of the New York Historical Society collections.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Chute at Vanity Fair

    • Centennial celebrations; Exhibitions; Exhibition buildings; Festivals; Fairs; Anniversaries; Amusement rides; Water slides
    • Black and white photograph of the Chute located at the Tennessee Centennial Exposition in Nashville, Tennessee.
    • Electric Fountain

    • Centennial celebrations; Exhibitions; Exhibition buildings; Festivals; Fairs; Anniversaries; Sculpture; Fountains
    • Black and white photograph of the Electric Fountain located at the Tennessee Centennial Exposition in Nashville, Tennessee.
    • Municipal Airport, Nashville, Tennessee

    • Airports; Airplanes; Transportation facilities; Flags; Celebrations
    • Eastern Airlines airplane pictured in front of the Municipal Airport in Nashville, Tennessee. American and Tennessee flags and red, white & blue bunting decorate the building. A crowd of men in suits stands near the plane.
    • Lake Katherine

    • Centennial celebrations; Exhibitions; Exhibition buildings; Festivals; Fairs; Anniversaries; Lakes & ponds; Waterwheels; Water power; Dams
    • Black and white photograph of Lake Katherine, located at the Tennessee Centennial Exposition in Nashville, Tennessee.
    • 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...
    • Rialto Bridge across Lake Watauga

    • Centennial celebrations; Exhibitions; Exhibition buildings; Festivals; Fairs; Anniversaries; Lakes & ponds; Pedestrian bridges
    • Black and white photograph of the Rialto Bridge across Lake Watauga located at the Tennessee Centennial Exposition in Nashville, Tennessee. Passing under the bridge is a gondola.
    • 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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