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    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • Negro Building

    • Centennial celebrations; Exhibitions; Exhibition buildings; Festivals; Fairs; Anniversaries
    • Black and white photograph of the Negro Building, located at the Tennessee Centennial Exposition in Nashville, Tennessee. In front of the building is Lake Watauga.
    • 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.
    • Memphis-Shelby County Building

    • Centennial celebrations; Exhibitions; Fairs; Exhibition buildings; Commercialism; Pyramids
    • Black and white photograph of the Memphis-Shelby County building at the Tennessee Centennial Exposition. The building is in the shape of a pyramid. Surrounding the building are Egyptian columns.
    • Medicine chest

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    • Medical chest that belonged to Dr. Bailey of Early Grove, Mississippi. According to local tradition, Dr. Bailey treated both Confederate and Federal soldiers in his home during the war. Original bottles and tins are included in the chest. Some of...
    • 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.
    • 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...
    • 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...

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