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SR102 Lutheran Orphanage

FILES

sr102.jpg

Dublin Core

Title

SR102 Lutheran Orphanage

Description

The Lutheran Orphanage arrived in Salem in May of 1896, occupying a brick home on five acres at the corner of present-day Florida Avenue and Boulevard. The orphanage eventually bought the former Hotel Salem on College Avenue (shown here), which it occupied from 1900 until 1927.

Creator

unknown

Publisher

Roanoke Public Libraries

Date

1910

Contributor

Nelson Harris, George Wade

Rights

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Format

Digital Postcard

Type

Still Image

Identifier

sr102

Is Version Of

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

Citation

unknown, “SR102 Lutheran Orphanage,” Virginia Room Digital Collection, accessed June 25, 2022, http://www.virginiaroom.org/digital/document/sr102.