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 Collection. Continue to check back for new additions.

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FE032 Post Office.jpg
Roanoke's second federally funded post office was constructed on the same site as the first, the corner of Church Avenue and 1st Street. It was built in 1914 and replaced in 1933.

PS 275 USPS Employees.jpg
Composite photograph of personnel of the Roanoke United States Post Office. Pictured are: E.M. Wright, B.S. Sisson, C.D. Spangler, I.C. Barnhart, J.P. Broughman, O.E. Hammer, C.H. Owen, John Robertson, R.W. Adams, R.P. Grogan, D.T. Alley, W.A. Clark,…

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HNWR115.jpg
Unidentified men work in a standard rail mail car. The United States Postal Service discontinued use of the railroad post office in 1967.
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