Community - The Past in Pictures

Preserving the History of Roanoke Neighborhoods

The Virginia Room at Roanoke Public Libraries, in cooperation with community partners, invites you to share early pictures of Roanoke neighborhoods taken before 1975.
Read more about this project and how you can help.

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Unlocking the Archives

‘Unlocking the Archives’ is a blog dedicated to the Virginia Room archives.

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Virginia Room Databases

Databases can be accessed with a library card.

AncestryLibrary Edition is only available in the Roanoke Public Libraries.
Find My Past is only available in the Main Library and the Virginia Room.