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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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IRB38 Fire Station 2.jpg
This is a two story brick building with composition roof on wood boards. First floor has open interior finish, metal ceiling and concrete floor. Second floor has plastered interior finish and wood floors. One stairs first to second flood. Electric…

Davis 21.511 Oakland Baptist Church.jpg
Oakland Baptist Church at 3623 Roundhill Avenue

Davis 21.512 Oakland Baptist.jpg
A newly constructed Oakland Baptist Church on right with an inset of the original Oakland Baptist at left.

Davis 22.82 Grace Methodist Church.jpg
Grace Methodist Church located at 4404 Williamson Road.

Davis 27c Holy Trinity Parishioners.jpg
Parishioners of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church.

Davis 30.1e Monterey.jpg
Located of of Tinker Creek Lane in Northeast, Monterey was built around 1845. The home is an example of Greek Revival architecture most commonly found in the Gulf Coast States.

Davis 30.1k Row Houses.jpg
Row Houses like those pictured were an important part of Roanoke's architectural growth. The houses in this photo were once located on Rutherford Avenue Northeast.

Davis 30.1m Gothic Revival Style House.jpg
This home was once located at 5415 Plantation Road. A casuality of urban sprawl, this home was an example of Gothic Revival architecture.

Davis 43.322 Mountain Trust Bank.jpg
The Crossroads branch of Mountain Trust Bank, formerly located at 4920 Williamson Road.

Davis 43.3681 FNEB Operations Center.jpg
First National Exchange Bank Operations Center located on Plantation Road.

Davis 43.722 H.A. Lucas & Sons Contractors.jpg
H.A. Lucas & Sons Contractors, formerly located at 2404 Williamson Road.

Davis 45.321a Rainbo Bakery.jpg
Interior view of Rainbo Bakery, formerly located at 2609 Plantation Road. The building is now used by Berglund Body Works.

Davis 48.741 Little Chef.jpg
Little Chef Restaurant, formerly located at 1307 Williamson Road.

Davis 49.31 Shimchocks Litho Service.jpg
Shimchock's Litho Service, located at 121 Sycamore Avene NE.

Davis 65.01 Friendship Fire Company #3.jpg
Friendship Fire Company Station #3 once stood roughly where the main post office is today in the 400 block of Rutherford Avenue. The company was formed to protect the northeast quadrant of the city. It was an active fire station until 1951. The…

Davis2 47.51  Johnson-Carper.jpg
Architectural rendering of Johnson-Carper Furniture Company, formerly located at 3322 Hollins Road NE.

Davis GL 232 Northeast.jpg
Derelict home in Northeast. Exact location unknown.

Davis GL 52  Old Episcopal Church.jpg
Ruins of an episcopal church in Northeast Roanoke.

Davis2 16.7412 Holiday Inn.jpg
Holiday Inn formerly located at the corner of Orange Avenue and Williamson Road.

Davis2 16.7413 Archies House of Beef.jpg
Archie's House of Beef was located in the Holiday Inn that once stood at the corner of Orange Avenue and Williamson Road.

Davis2 16.7414 Archies House of Beef.jpg
Archie's House of Beef was located in the Holiday Inn that once stood at the corner of Orange Avenue and Williamson Road.

Davis2 43.62 Congela Building.jpg
Congela Building, located at 2823 Williamson Road.

Davis2 46.62 Magic City Ford.jpg
Magic City Ford, located at 809 Williamson Road NE.

Davis2 46.334 Williamson Esso.jpg
Williamson Road Esso, formerly located at 2715 Williamson Road NE.

Davis2 48.774 Top Value Stamps.jpg
Top Value Stamps, formerly located at 1519 Williamson Road NE.

Davis2 27d Holy Trinity.jpg
Construction of Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church, located at 30 Huntington Boulevard NE.

Davis 22.15 Lee Street Methodist Episcopal.jpg
Lee Street Methodist Episcopal Church, formerly located at 3rd Street and Harrison Avenue NE.

Davis 45.512 Virginia Bridge Company.jpg
Virginia Bridge Company shops and yards.

Davis 46.421 Willett Esso Tanker.jpg
Willett Brothers Transfer tanker at Williett's Esso, formerly located at 324 Orange Avenue NE.

Davis 1.81 Tinker Creek.jpg
Looking east on Orange Avenue NE at Tinker Creek.

Underwood 28 Crozer Iron Furnace.jpg
Aerial view of the Iron Furnace and Pyrites plant

RNC 130 2nd Street.jpg
Looking north on 2nd Street NE.

RNC 150 Orange Avenue.jpg
Orange Avenue, exact location unknown.

RNC 41 Big Oak Filling Station.jpg
Big Oak Filling Station was located around the 2500 block of Williamson Road.

CPC 10a 4th Street.jpg
View of 4th Street NE. Northside Filling Station was located at 1201 4th, roughly where the post office is located today.

CPC 10b 4th Street.jpg
View of 4th Street NE. Northside Filling Station was located at 1201 4th, roughly where the post office is located today.

CPC 10c 4th Street.jpg
View of 4th Street NE. Northside Filling Station was located at 1201 4th, roughly where the post office is located today.

CPC 10d 4th Street.jpg
View of 4th Street NE. Northside Filling Station was located at 1201 4th, roughly where the post office is located today.

CPC 128 4th Street.jpg
A view of 4th Street NE in the Gilmer School area. Exact location unknown.

CPC 13 2nd Street.jpg
Sign at intersection of 2nd Street NE and unknown cross street.

CPC 26 2nd Street.jpg
Unidentified children at Lick Run along 2nd Street NE.

CPC 29 2nd Street.jpg
2nd Street NE at Lick Run.

CPC 35 2nd and Rutherford.jpg
Intersection of 2nd Street and Rutherford Avenue NE.

CPC 47 2nd Street.jpg
2nd Street NE at the intersection of Lick Run.

CPC 98 Madison Avenue.jpg
Madison Avenue east from 2nd Street NE. I581 runs through this area today.

CPC 99 Madison and 2nd.jpg
East side of 2nd Street NE and Madison Avenue. I-581 runs through this area today.
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