Nashville Memories Scanning Sessions

We are thrilled to give our readers the opportunity to submit historic photos for our upcoming “Nashville Memories: A Pictorial History of the Early Years” book project. If you have photographs that meet the criteria below, please bring them to one of our scanning sessions listed here.

Submission Guidelines

  • General interest photos, such as: commerce, industry, transportation, rural life, public service, etc.
  • Photos taken from the late 1800s through 1939.
  • Photos only — preferably original photos (no newspaper clippings or photocopies).
  • Photos taken in Nashville.
  • One submission form per photo.
  • Limit 10 photos per family. No appointment necessary.
  • Bring your photos to one of the scheduled scanning sessions.
  • If you are a private collector, please call 360.723.5800 to set up an appointment.

Download Submission Form

Because we expect a large turnout, we advise you to download and print a submission form. Please print and fill out one form for each photo you’d like to submit.

Download submission form PDF (fillable).

Session Details

Saturday, July 23, 2022, 10:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Nashville Public Library — Bordeaux Branch
4000 Clarksville Pike, Nashville
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Saturday, July 23, 2022, 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.
Nashville Public Library — Hadley Park
1039 28th Ave. N., Nashville
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Monday, July 25, 2022, 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Nashville Public Library — Donelson Branch
2315 Lebanon Pike, Nashville
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We hope to see you there!

Bring us your best photos and we’ll scan them in while you wait. Plus, chances are some other fine folks will show up, so bring your stories to share with one another.

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