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SR013 Poole's Motor Court

FILES

sr013.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

SR013 Poole's Motor Court

Description

This motor court was managed by H.R. Poole, who mailed this particular card to Joseph Lang of West Hempstead, NY, with the simple message, “You’re welcome in Virginia.” The establishment lured visitors by claiming “no truck or railroad noise.” Its address was 811 E. Main Street in Salem.

Creator

unknown

Publisher

Roanoke Public Libraries

Date

1950s

Contributor

Nelson Harris, George Wade

Rights

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

Format

Digital Postcard

Type

Still Image

Is Version Of

Salem and Roanoke County in Vintage Postcards by Nelson Harris (2005)

Citation

unknown, “SR013 Poole's Motor Court,” Virginia Room Digital Collection, accessed June 25, 2022, http://www.virginiaroom.org/digital/document/3825.