Virginia Room Digital Collection


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 (7 total)

RAC77 VANG Ad.tiff
An advertisement for the Rice Bottling Company depicting the Virginia Air National Guard Fighter Squadron.Organized in 1946, the Virginia Air National Guard flew the P-47 Thuderbolt.

RAC50 Woodrum Flying Service.jpg
An advertisement for Woodrum Flying Service, which offered flying lessons, charters, and rentals.

RAC17 Piedmont Airlines.jpg
This promotional photograph shows a Piedmont Airlines Boeing 727. Piedmont began using the 727 in January of 1967 in Roanoke. The following year, Piedmont placed the Boeing 737 into service in Roanoke.

Davis 46.31 Esso Window Display.jpg
Window display at an Esso Station.

Davis 46.3 Esso Sign.jpg
Esso sign

Davis 2.161 2nd Street Store Fronts.jpg
2nd St. about 1916. Davis is leaning against the lamp post.

Davis 100 General Outdoor Advertising.jpg
General Outdoor Advertising Company was located in the old St. John's Episcopal Church on the corner of Church Avenue and 2nd Street. The church is hardly visible due to the billboard display surrounding it.
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