Virginia Room Digital Collection


The Virginia Room Digital Collection includes photographs, oral histories, books, pamphlets and finding aids to items in the Virginia Room. Continue to check back for new additions.

Browse Items (13 total)

CS 180.jpg
Ruth Lash pictured on the left, in front of Harrison School

CS 125.1.jpg
Gift exchange

CS 123.1.jpg
Dr. J.H. Roberts and his wife pictured at Christmastime

The children's department at Heironimus decorated for Christmas.

A crowd gathers in front of Heironimus on Campbell Avenue to watch the Roanoke Christmas parade.

Throngs of Christmas shoppers at Heironimus.

Exterior of Heironimus decorated for Christmas.

Christmas window display for children's art supplies at Heironimus.

Heironimus Christmas parade float encouraging children to "Go on the air with Santa" on WSLS.

Christmas window display at Heironimus utilizing the editorial written by Virginia O'Hanlon to the New York Sun on 21 September 1897 asking 'Is there a Santa Claus?'. The editorial prompted the reply of one of the paper's editors, Frances Church, to…

Davis 44.322 Leggetts.jpg
Leggetts decorated for Christmas, formerly located at 112 Campbell Avenue SW.

Davis 56.92 Girl Scouts.jpg
Among the Girl Scouts who assembled and tagged Christmas baskets for delivery to needy families of Roanoke through the Christmas Basket Bureau were Betty Jane Neathawk (left) and Peggy Jo Argenbright.

Davis 2.12 Kazim Temple Band.jpg
Kazim Temple Band in Christmas parade. Looking northeast on Jefferson Street from the corner of Day Avenue.
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