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.

Browse Items (11 total)

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Jo Lane Stern Battalion, Company B, in front of the Roanoke Auditorium. Col. Jo Lane Stern, inspector general of the State, mustered in the Jo Lane Stern Battalion of Virginia volunteers in Roanoke, composed of four full companies, numbering 267 men…

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US Secretary of the Treasury, Henry Morgenthau, Jr. speaks at a speakers platform at the Roanoke Auditorium.

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Norfolk & Western Railway Veterans Association 10th Annual Meeting at the Roanoke Auditorium opens with "Stand By America", led vocally by Mrs. Ruth Thomas.

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Jack Dempsey refereeing a wrestling match at Roanoke Auditorium.

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Roanoke Auditorium was located along Wells Avenue NE, between Williamson Road and 2nd Street. Built in 1916, it was purchased in 1947 by the American Legion and thence called the American Legion Auditorium. It served the city well as an all-purpose…

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Roanoke Auditorium was located along Wells Avenue NE, between Williamson Road and 2nd Street. Built in 1916, it was purchased in 1947 by the American Legion and thence called the American Legion Auditorium. It served the city well as an all-purpose…

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Lucy Addison High School Class of 1943 in front of Roanoke Auditorium.

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Aerial view of downtown Roanoke looking southwest

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Aerial view of Hotel Roanoke and Roanoke Auditorium.

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An aerial view of the Hotel Roanoke. Roanoke Auditorium visible in upper right corner.

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