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Prep Prattle: Nashville Teen Life, Early 1950s

Gannett has not even bothered to market a service it’s offering that will delight scores of Nashville-history nerds. The entire archive of The Tennessean and its predecessors, dating back to the early 19th century, is now available in digital, searchable form … Continue reading

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Paper losses

We interrupt this dormant blog to mourn and kvetch about corporate journalism. Continue reading

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This week in Nashville history: Goodbye, hello

Departures and arrivals figure prominently in this week of Nashville history. December 13 was the date of at least three notable Nashville demises in the first half of the 20th century, as noted in this NashvillePost.com history item from 2005: … Continue reading

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This week in Nashville history: You gonna eat that?

As we close in on the end of Nashville Banner scribe Marmaduke Morton’s 1930 serialized memoir of the city he covered in the 1880s, the tale of a long-ago dining contest awaits… 30 Nov. 1930: “Achievement of Nat Baxter, Jr., … Continue reading

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