David Crockett (1786-1836) during his time in the Tennessee General Assembly by S. S. Osgood. This was Crockett’s favorite likeness of himself.
President Franklin D. Roosevelt on his 1934 visit to Nashville, Tennessee State Library & Archives (Walter F. Faw Papers)
Elvis Presley, Gov. Buford Ellington. Joint Convention Tennessee General Assembly.
The “Old Capitol,” purported to be the original Tennessee state capitol building in Knoxville, Tennessee.
1814 Map from Mathew Carey’s General Atlas, reflecting boundary lines, 1796-1798.
James Chamberlain Jones, Governor of Tennessee 1841-1845.
William Strickland portrait, Tennessee State Capitol
William Strickland drawing of proposed Tennessee State Capitol, Strickland Drawings
1834 Tennessee State Constitution,
A colored print of a general view of Nashville, Tennessee, 1862.
Andrew Jackson, from Dean Cornwell mural in Sevier Office Building
Sam Houston, Governor of Tennessee, 1827-1829.
Map of the “States of America.” This 1840 color map reflects twenty “States of America.” Though each of the twenty states is marked with a Roman Numeral, the map actually reflects an earlier period in the nation’s history with its labeling of territories, Indian tribes, and East Tennessee. Possibly a reprint of an 1823 map.
“General Jackson at the Battle of New Orleans.”
First State Capitol building in Nashville, located at the corner of Spruce Street (8th Avenue) and Broadway. Building is visible through a picket fence and dense trees.
Davidson County courthouse, 1830-1856, showing people and horses in front of the building. Some businesses are visible on the square, including W. W. Berry and Demoville, an early apothecary.
Large view Deed for Capitol Hill.
Painting: “James K. Polk, Knoxville, 1840.”
Architectural drawing of the U. S. Capitol by Benjamin Latrobe.
Painted portrait of Samuel Dold Morgan (1798-1880).
Painting of architect Benjamin Latrobe, William Strickland’s mentor.
Architectural sketch of the State Capitol, west longitudinal section.
Lysiscrates, ancient monument in Athens, Greece, that served as a model for the Tennessee State Capitol.