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Union Station oral history project

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1976
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Abstract: Over 100 audio-recorded interviews of individuals recalling their experiences at Union Station as travelers, railroad or station employees, relatives of employees, or in other capacities. Recollections span the time frame from the construction and dedication of the station in the late 1890s to the time of the interviews in the mid-1970s. Further details about topics discussed and interview participants may be found in the collection finding aid. The interviews were used in 1977 in the writing of a book: Speaking of Union Station.
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African Americans
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Alligators
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Baggage handling
Blizzard, 1951
Blizzards
Blizzards -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Buildings
Buildings, structures, etc
Buildings -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Buildings and structures
Business enterprises
Business enterprises -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Byrns, Joseph Wellington
Byrns, Joseph Wellington, -- 1869-1936
Capitalists and financiers
Capitalists and financiers -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Capone, Al
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Carell, Monroe J
Carell, Monroe J., -- 1902-1990 -- Biography
Celebrities
Celebrities -- United States -- Anecdotes
Central business districts
Central business districts -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Circus trains
Circus trains -- Tennessee -- Nashville
College students
College students -- Travel
Commerce
Description and travel
Design and construction
Dining cars
Dining cars -- United States
Dixie Flyer (Train)
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (Old Hickory, Tenn.)
Economic conditions
Employees
Executives
Executives -- Biography
Food habits
Food habits -- United States -- Anecdotes
Freight
Geddes, James
Geddes, James, -- 1828-1914
History
Holidays
Holidays -- Anecdotes
Honeymoons
Honeymoons -- United States -- Anecdotes
Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919
Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919 -- Tennessee
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Lewis, Eugene Castner
Lewis, Eugene Castner, -- 1845-1917
Locomotive engineers
Locomotive engineers -- Tennessee
Locomotives
Locomotives -- United States
Louisville and Nashville Railroad Company
McKinley, William
McKinley, William, -- 1843-1901 -- Anecdotes
Memoirs
Mercury (Roman deity)
Mercury (Roman deity) -- Statues
Military parades
Military parades -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Nashville (Tenn.) -- Biography
Nashville (Tenn.) -- Blizzard, 1951
Nashville (Tenn.) -- Buildings, structures, etc
Nashville (Tenn.) -- Commerce
Nashville (Tenn.) -- Description and travel
Nashville (Tenn.) -- Economic conditions -- 20th century
Nashville (Tenn.) -- History -- 20th century
Nashville (Tenn.) -- Race relations
Nashville (Tenn.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century
Nashville, Chattanooga, and St. Louis Railway
Nashville Terminal Company
Old Hickory (Tenn.) -- History -- 20th century
Oral histories (document genre)
Pan American (Train)
Passenger traffic
Pullman porters
Pullman porters -- United States -- Biography
Race discrimination
Race discrimination -- Tennessee
Race relations
Railroad accidents
Railroad accidents -- Tennessee
Railroad engineers
Railroad engineers -- Tennessee -- Biography
Railroad passenger cars
Railroad passenger cars -- United States
Railroad repair shops
Railroad repair shops -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Railroads
Railroads -- Baggage handling
Railroads -- Buildings and structures -- Design and construction
Railroads -- Buildings and structures -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Railroads -- Employees -- Oral histories
Railroads -- Freight
Railroads -- Tennessee
Railroads -- United States -- Passenger traffic
Railroad stations
Railroad stations -- Design and construction
Railroad stations -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Railroad travel
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Railroad yards
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Railway mail service
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Romanesque revival (Architecture) -- Tennessee -- Nashville
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Stahlman, James Geddes
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Tennessee -- Description and travel
Tennessee -- History -- 20th century -- Sources
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Travelers -- Tennessee -- Nashville
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Union Station (Nashville, Tenn.)
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Ward Seminary (Nashville, Tenn.)
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West, Mae
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Women
Women -- Social life and customs -- Tennessee -- Nashville
Women -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources
Women employees
Women employees -- Tennessee -- Nashville
World War, 1914-1918
World War, 1914-1918 -- Tennessee -- Nashville
World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1939-1945 -- Tennessee -- Nashville
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subject_facet African American railroad employees -- Tennessee, African Americans -- Travel, Alligators -- Tennessee -- Nashville -- Anecdotes, American Red Cross. -- Nashville Area Chapter, Blizzards -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Buildings -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Business enterprises -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Byrns, Joseph Wellington, -- 1869-1936, Capitalists and financiers -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Capone, Al, -- 1899-1947 -- Anecdotes, Carell, Monroe J., -- 1902-1990 -- Biography, Celebrities -- United States -- Anecdotes, Central business districts -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Circus trains -- Tennessee -- Nashville, College students -- Travel, Dining cars -- United States, Dixie Flyer (Train), E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (Old Hickory, Tenn.), Executives -- Biography, Food habits -- United States -- Anecdotes, Geddes, James, -- 1828-1914, Holidays -- Anecdotes, Honeymoons -- United States -- Anecdotes, Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919 -- Tennessee, Interviews, Lewis, Eugene Castner, -- 1845-1917, Locomotive engineers -- Tennessee, Locomotives -- United States, Louisville and Nashville Railroad Company, McKinley, William, -- 1843-1901 -- Anecdotes, Memoirs, Mercury (Roman deity) -- Statues, Military parades -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Nashville (Tenn.) -- Biography, Nashville (Tenn.) -- Blizzard, 1951, Nashville (Tenn.) -- Buildings, structures, etc, Nashville (Tenn.) -- Commerce, Nashville (Tenn.) -- Description and travel, Nashville (Tenn.) -- Economic conditions -- 20th century, Nashville (Tenn.) -- History -- 20th century, Nashville (Tenn.) -- Race relations, Nashville (Tenn.) -- Social conditions -- 20th century, Nashville Terminal Company, Nashville, Chattanooga, and St. Louis Railway, Old Hickory (Tenn.) -- History -- 20th century, Oral histories (document genre), Pan American (Train), Pullman porters -- United States -- Biography, Race discrimination -- Tennessee, Railroad accidents -- Tennessee, Railroad engineers -- Tennessee -- Biography, Railroad passenger cars -- United States, Railroad repair shops -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Railroad stations -- Design and construction, Railroad stations -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Railroad travel -- Tennessee, Railroad yards -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Railroads -- Baggage handling, Railroads -- Buildings and structures -- Design and construction, Railroads -- Buildings and structures -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Railroads -- Employees -- Oral histories, Railroads -- Freight, Railroads -- Tennessee, Railroads -- United States -- Passenger traffic, Railway mail service -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Romanesque revival (Architecture) -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Roosevelt, Franklin D. -- (Franklin Delano), -- 1882-1945 -- Anecdotes, Roosevelt, Theodore, -- 1858-1919 -- Anecdotes, Russell, Fred, -- 1906-2003 -- Biography, Segregation -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Segregation in transportation -- Tennessee, Sleeping cars (Railroads) -- United States, Soldiers -- United States -- Services for, Southern States -- Description and travel, Stahlman, James Geddes, -- 1893-1976 -- Biography, Taft, William H. -- (William Howard), -- 1857-1930 -- Anecdotes, Telegraphers -- United States -- Oral histories, Tennessee -- Description and travel, Tennessee -- History -- 20th century -- Sources, Tennessee Centennial and International Exposition -- (1897 : -- Nashville, Tenn.), Thomas, John W., -- 1830-1906, Transportation -- United States -- History -- 20th century, Transportation, Military -- United States, Travelers -- Southern States, Travelers -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Travellers' aid societies -- Tennessee, Union Station (Nashville, Tenn.), United Service Organizations (U.S.), Visits of state -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Volunteers -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Ward Seminary (Nashville, Tenn.), Weddings -- Tennessee -- Nashville, West, Mae, -- Anecdotes, Western Union Telegraph Company, Women -- Social life and customs -- Tennessee -- Nashville, Women -- United States -- History -- 20th century -- Sources, Women employees -- Tennessee -- Nashville, World War, 1914-1918 -- Tennessee -- Nashville, World War, 1939-1945 -- Tennessee -- Nashville
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title_full Union Station oral history project, 1976-1977 Junior League of Nashville.
title_short Union Station oral history project
topic_facet African American railroad employees, African Americans, Alligators, Baggage handling, Blizzard, 1951, Blizzards, Buildings, Buildings and structures, Buildings, structures, etc, Business enterprises, Byrns, Joseph Wellington, Capitalists and financiers, Capone, Al, Carell, Monroe J, Celebrities, Central business districts, Circus trains, College students, Commerce, Description and travel, Design and construction, Dining cars, Dixie Flyer (Train), Economic conditions, Employees, Executives, Food habits, Freight, Geddes, James, History, Holidays, Honeymoons, Influenza Epidemic, 1918-1919, Lewis, Eugene Castner, Locomotive engineers, Locomotives, McKinley, William, Mercury (Roman deity), Military parades, Pan American (Train), Passenger traffic, Pullman porters, Race discrimination, Race relations, Railroad accidents, Railroad engineers, Railroad passenger cars, Railroad repair shops, Railroad stations, Railroad travel, Railroad yards, Railroads, Railway mail service, Romanesque revival (Architecture), Roosevelt, Franklin D, Roosevelt, Theodore, Russell, Fred, Segregation, Segregation in transportation, Services for, Sleeping cars (Railroads), Social conditions, Social life and customs, Soldiers, Stahlman, James Geddes, Statues, Taft, William H, Telegraphers, Thomas, John W, Transportation, Transportation, Military, Travel, Travelers, Travellers' aid societies, Visits of state, Volunteers, Weddings, West, Mae, Women, Women employees, World War, 1914-1918, World War, 1939-1945