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45-47 Union Avenue (Cotton Brokerage House), Memphis, Shelby County, TN



B&W Photos

HB1084617
General View, From Northeast

HB1084618
North (front) Elevation

HB1084619
Main Stairway

HB1084620
Carding Room With Skylight


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Location
Memphis, TN

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Created/Published
Documentation compiled after 1933.

Notes
Survey number HABS TN-187
Significance: An excellent example of the early cotton brokerage houses of Memphis' Cotton Row, this building retains much of its exterior and interior character including its stairhall and skylighted carding rooms.

Collection
Historic American Buildings Survey (Library of Congress)

Contents
Photograph caption(s): 
1. GENERAL VIEW, FROM NORTHEAST
2. NORTH (FRONT) ELEVATION
3. MAIN STAIRWAY
4. CARDING ROOM WITH SKYLIGHT. PAINTED WHITE AND GREY WALLS ASSIST IN THE JUDGING OF COTTON QUALITY (SKYLIGHT ALSO ASSISTS)


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