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 (11 total)

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

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…

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

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

Exterior of Heironimus decorated for Christmas.

Throngs of Christmas shoppers at Heironimus.

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

The children's department at Heironimus decorated for Christmas.

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Dr. J.H. Roberts and his wife pictured at Christmastime

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Gift exchange

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Ruth Lash pictured on the left, in front of Harrison School
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