Virginia Room Digital Collection

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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.

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RC38 Memorial Bridge.jpg
A view of Memorial Bridge

RC24 Memorial Bridge.jpg
A crowd gathers for the dedication of Memorial Bridge on 30 August 1926, despite having been open to traffic since 6 May 1926.

RC23 Memorial Bridge.jpg
A crowd gathers for the dedication of Memorial Bridge on 30 August 1926, despite having been open to traffic since 6 May 1926.

RC16 Memorial Bridge.jpg
Aerial view of Memorial Bridge.

RC15 Virginia Heights.jpg
Aerial view of Virginia Heights. Evergreen Cemetery is visible in the foreground; Memorial Bridge is visible in the lower right.

RC1 Memorial Bridge.jpg
Memorial Bridge under construction. Virginia Avenue bridge visible on left.

Davis 66.301 Memorial Bridge.jpg
Crossing into Raleigh Court, the Memorial Bridge was dedicated on 30 August 1926. It was named to honor World War I veterans.

PC 95.3 Memorial Bridge.jpg
"Roanoke, Virginia, "The Star City of the South". This city is the headquarters of America's most prosperous railroad, the Norfolk & Western, and located here are its shops and offices. Today, Roanoke is a beautiful city-replete with fine schools…

Davis 66.321 Memorial Bridge Plaque.jpg
Plaque on Memorial Bridge listing all of the Roanoke area soldiers who were killed serving in World War I.

Davis 66.31 Memorial Bridge.jpg
Memorial Bridge was built in 1926 by the WW Boxley Company. The bridge stands as a monument to veterans of World War I.

Davis 66.3 Memorial Bridge.jpg
Memorial Bridge was built in 1926 by the WW Boxley Company. The bridge stands as a monument to veterans of World War I.

Davis 1.8 Playground under Memorial Bridge.jpg
Children in sandbox at playgound under Memorial Bridge.
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