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The children's department at Heironimus decorated for Christmas.

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

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Throngs of Christmas shoppers at Heironimus.

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Exterior of Heironimus decorated for Christmas.

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View of the housewares department of Heironimus decorated with a fairy tale motif.

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View of the fabric department of Heironimus.

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Floor displays at Heironimus for McGregor Menswear

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Window display at Heironimus dedicated to the history of Virginia College.

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Window display at Heironimus promoting war bonds, featuring Czechoslovakia.

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Window display at Heironimus for Calexico Colorama clothing collection at Heironimus. Sign reads, " Calexico Colorama our color-drenched collection of California fashion by Air - Assembled in our newly decorated pation shop, 2nd floor".

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Window display at Heironimus promoting products made from California redwoods.

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A view inside the children's department at Heironimus.

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Window display at Heironimus promoting war bonds, featuring Luxembourg.

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Floor displays at Heironimus for the Calexico Colorama clothing line.

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Window display at Heironimus for Calexico Colorama clothing collection at Heironimus. Sign reads, " Calexico Colorama our color-drenched collection of California fashion by Air - Assembled in our newly decorated pation shop, 2nd floor".

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

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Displays of tableware at Heirnomimus.

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

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Window display at Heironimus advertising Revlon's Ultaviolet line of cosmetics.

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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…

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Window display at Heironimus for Hara-Kiri robes. Sign reads, "Newest, most popular in Hon. Japanese fashion apparel...authentic ceremonial Hara-robe."

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Window display at Heironimus chronicling the history of Norfolk & Western Railway during Roanoke's Golden Jubilee 50th Anniversary.

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Window display at Heironimus promoting war bonds, featuring Poland after it was invaded by the Nazis in World War II.

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Replica 1892 Heironimus float in the Roanoke Centennial Parade.

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A view of the Jefferson Theatre and Heironimus on Jefferson Street.

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Looking north on Jefferson Street from Franklin Road. Visible are State Office Supply and Gifts, Hammond's Printing & Litho Works, Johnnie's Steakhouse, Jefferson Theatre, Heironimus, Sidney's and Thornton & Creasy Drugs.

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Looking north on Jefferson Street. Visible are State Office Supply and Gifts, Hammond's Printing & Litho Works, Johnnie's Steakhouse, Jefferson Theatre, Heironimus, Sidney's and Thornton & Creasy Drugs.

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Looking north on Jefferson Street. Visible are Heironimus, The Sportsman Restaurant, Thomas McAn Shoes, Kann's Apparel, Hoffheimer's Shoes, Holiday's Shoe Store and the American Theatre.

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Looking south on Jefferson Street. Visible are Holiday's Shoe Store, Hoffheimer's Shoes, Kann's Apparel, Thomas McAn Shoes, The Sportsman Restaurant and Heironimus.

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Heironimus and Company when located at 34-38 Campbell Avenue. The history of Heironimus downtown follows: Heironimus and Brugh Dry Goods started in 1890 at 110 Commerce Street and later 206 Commerce Street SW (2nd Street). A new building was…

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Artist rendering of Heironimus. Artist unknown. Location is 401 S, Jefferson Street.

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The Coulter Building at 601-605 Jefferson Street. Built in 1926 and once the home of the Heironimus annex, this building now houses the Western Virginia Water Authority.

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John Nolen's plans for the City of Roanoke on display in the windows of Heironimus.
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