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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Ralph Koiner Hunter (left) and Joe Hunter in France.

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Dr. Paul Davis holds his daughter Pauline while on leave during World War I. He was awarded the Croix de Guerre for his service in French hospitals.

GB059 Rev. A. L. James, First Baptist Church Gainsboro.jpg
Rev. Arthur L. James was born August 1, 1877 in Madison, Florida Howard and Lula James. During WWI James served overseas with the American Expeditionary Forces as secretary under the War Work Council of the Y. M. C. A. From 1918 to 1957, James…

GB045 Dr. Elwood D. Downing.jpg
Dr. Ellwood Davis Downing was prominent dentist and civic leader. Downing was born September 9, 1891. He was the son of Rev. Lylburn L. Downing, pastor of Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church. Downing served as an officer in WWI and WWII and was an…

GB043 Dr. Ellwood D. Downing and Mrs. Downing.jpg
Dr. Ellwood Davis Downing was prominent dentist and civic leader. Downing was born September 9, 1891. He was the son of Rev. Lylburn L. Downing, pastor of Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church. Downing served as an officer in WWI and WWII and was an…

Davis 4.214 American Viscose Parade.jpg
American Viscose employees with decorated car for a World War I drive parade.

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American Viscose employees at a World War I drive parade. Norfolk & Western shops visible in background.

Davis 4.212 American Viscose Parade.jpg
American Viscose employees with decorated car for a World War I drive parade. Norfolk & Western shops visible in background.

Davis 4.211 American Viscose Parade.jpg
American Viscose employees with decorated car for World War I drive parade. Norfolk & Western shops visible in background.

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

Davis 56.832 Red Cross.jpg
Red Cross volunteers at drive for WWI war fund.

RNC 80 WWI Monument.jpg
This monument was erected in 1925 by the Margaret Lynn Lewis Chapter of the DAR to honor Roanoke soldiers who served in World War I. It is located in Argonne Circle on King George Avenue.

RNC 152 WWI Monument.jpg
This monument was erected in 1925 by the Margaret Lynn Lewis Chapter of the DAR to honor Roanoke soldiers who served in World War I. It is located in Argonne Circle on King George Avenue.
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