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John Will Creasy Photographic Slide Collection

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Title

John Will Creasy Photographic Slide Collection

Description

The John Will Creasy Photographic Slide Collection contains photographs of scenes and events in the Roanoke Valley taken by John Will Creasy. Creasy was a renowned local artist whose works consisted mainly of watercolor landscapes. It is believed that the photos in this collection were taken as inspiration for his artwork.

Creator

John Will Creasy

Publisher

Roanoke Public Libraries

Date

1950-1982

Rights

Please contact the Virginia Room at 540.853.2073 for permission to use.

Format

Photographic Slides

Type

Still Image

Items in the John Will Creasy Photographic Slide Collection Collection

Creasy1 1225 3rd Street
Home located at 1225 3rd Street SW.

Creasy2 Lakeview Motor Lodge
Lakeview Motor Lodge, formerly located at 6910 Williamson Road.

Creasy3 Lakeview Motor Lodge
The Manor House at Lakeview Motor Lodge, formerly located at 6910 Williamson Road.

Creasy4 Texas Tavern
A Roanoke landmark, Texas Tavern is located at 114 Church Avenue SW.

Creasy5 N&W Yards
The Norfolk & Western yards.

Creasy6 707 Building
The 707 Building, located at 707 S. Jefferson Street.

Creasy7 Stone Printing
Stone Printing Company, formerly located at 116 N. Jefferson Street.

Creasy8 Church Avenue
Looking east on Church Avenue at 2nd Street. The old YMCA building is seen on the left and Greene Memorial United Methodist on the right.

Creasy9 Church and 5th
Home formerly located at 5th Street and Church Avenue.

Creasy10 Main Library
Construction of the Main Branch of Roanoke Public Libraries.

Creasy11 Main Library
Construction of the Main Branch of Roanoke Public Libraries.

Creasy12 Main Library
Construction of the Main Branch of Roanoke Public Libraries.

Creasy13 VPI-VMI Game
VPI-VMI Thanksgiving Day game held at Victory Stadium. Once known as the "Military Classic of the South", the match-up was held annually in Roanoke from 1913-1971.

Creasy14 Roanoke Transportation Museum
Children ride in model train once part of the Virginia Museum of Transportation (then Roanoke Transportation Museum) when it was located in Wasena Park.

Creasy15 Roanoke Transportation Museum
Replica of the "Best Friend of Charleston" at the opening of the Virginia Museum of Transportation (the Roanoke Transportation Museum) in Wasena Park.

Creasy16 Roanoke Transportation Museum
Replica of the "Best Friend of Charleston" at the opening of the Virginia Museum of Transportation (then Roanoke Transportation Museum) in Wasena Park.

Creasy17 Centennial Parade
Crowds line Jefferson Street for the Roanoke Centennial Parade.

Creasy18 Centennial Parade
Replica 1892 Heironimus float in the Roanoke Centennial Parade.

Creasy19 Centennial Parade
Marines reenact the raising of the American Flag at Iwo Jima in the Roanoke Centennial Parade.

Creasy20 Centennial Parade
Roanoke Transportation Museum float in the Roanoke Centennial Parade.

Creasy21 Center Groundbreaking
The groundbreaking of Center in the Square. From left to right: Frank Clement, Mayor Noel C. Taylor, George Cartledge, E.K. Mattern and City Manager Bern Ewert.

Creasy22 Center Groundbreaking
E.K. Mattern, Mayor Noel C. Taylor and City Manager Bern Ewert at groundbreaking of Center in the Square.

Creasy23 Center Groundbreaking
E.K. Mattern, Mayor Noel C. Taylor and City Manager Bern Ewert at groundbreaking of Center in the Square.

Creasy24 City Market
Vendors on the City Market.

Creasy25 City Market
Crumpacker Orchards on the City Market.

Creasy26 City Market
Vendors on the City Market

Creasy27 City Market
Vendors on the City Market.

Creasy28 City Market
Customers shop at vendor stalls on the City Market.

Creasy29 City Market
Customers shop at vendor stalls on the City Market.

Creasy30 City Market
Vendors on the City Market,.

Creasy31 City Market
Customers shop at vendor stalls on the City Market.

Creasy32 City Market
Customers shop at vendor stalls on the City Market.

Creasy33 City Market
Customers shop at vendor stalls on the City Market.

Creasy34 City Market
Customers shop at vendor stalls on the City Market.

Creasy35 City Market
Customers shop at vendor stalls on the City Market.

Creasy36 City Market
Customers shop at vendor stalls on the City Market.

Creasy38 City Market
Customers shop at vendor stalls on the City Market.

Creasy39 City Market
An unidentified vendor prepares produce to sell on the City Market.

Creasy40 City Market
Customers shop at vendor stalls on the City Market.

Creasy42 City Market
Customers shop at vendor stalls on the City Market.

Creasy43 City Market
Customers shop at vendor stalls on the City Market.

Creasy44 City Market
Customers shop at vendor stalls on the City Market.

Creasy45 City Market
Mountain Top Orchards sells produce on the City Market,

Creasy46 Huff Farm
Once known as the Barrens, the home of Dr. Francis Sorrel and Letitia Gamble Watts, the property was sold to Peter Huff in 1900. The property, situated within the city limits, was eyed by developers as a prime location for commercial interests. The…

Creasy47 Huff Farm
Once known as the Barrens, the home of Dr. Francis Sorrel and Letitia Gamble Watts, the property was sold to Peter Huff in 1900. The property, situated within the city limits, was eyed by developers as a prime location for commercial interests. The…