The alliance of Nashville and Davidson County governments is celebrating its 53rd birthday today (you do the math). Even though it’s April 1st, this governmental union is no joke. David Ewing shared a seat placard and invitation with us:
The bottom part of the image reads:
Knowing of your interest in Metropolitan Government and of your activities and support in its behalf, we wish you to be a part of the historic occasion which heralds the beginning of this new government. You are cordially invited to attend the inaugural ceremonies for the installation of the elective officers of the new Metropolitan Government. The inauguration of Mayor Beverly Briley, Vice Mayor George Cate, Jr., and members of the Metropolitan Council will be held at Municipal Auditorium begining at 11:30 a. m., April First, 1963.
Metropolitan Government Inaugural Committee