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 (12 total)

FE302 Melrose Baseball.jpg
Melrose Athletic Club baseball team and mascot.

FE196 Roanoke Baseball.jpg
Roanoke Baseball Team. Front row, left to right: Dusty Coons, ? Wrigley, ? Lynch; middle row, L to R: unidentfied, unidentfied, Pop Tate (manager), G. McGann, ? Hill; back row, L to R: Ed McGinnis, unidentified, unidentified, and ? Williams.

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Working for the railroad was not always about work. Here is the 1895 N&W General Office Building Baseball Team. Team members are from left to right: (front row) ? Coleman, Winfree Reed, Max Howe, and G.F. Butler; (middle row) Harry Moore, Garnet…

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William A. Hunton Branch YMCA

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William A. Hunton Branch YMCA

African American Baseball Team

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William A. Hunton Branch YMCA

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The land on which Municipal Field was located had originally been designed for use as an elementary school site. Further study, however, prompted Salem’s leaders to appreciate its use more for athletics. Thus, in the spring of 1932, Municipal Field…

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Spectators at Back Creek Elementary School for Back Creek baseball game.

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Ralph Henry of the Back Creek Baseball Team. Uniform says Finnell’s, as Finnell & Sons sponsored the team.

Davis 57.21 Roanoke Baseball Team.jpg
Roanoke's first baseball team. Seated, L to R: George Desmond, E. Wiggins and Willie Quarles. Standing, L to R: Harry Keffer, Gene Ford, Steve Wigman, Everett Sproul, Edward C. Webb, Jack Hayes, George Hart and Edward Dolan.

Davis 57.2 Alleghany Institute Baseball Team.jpg
Unidentified members of the Alleghany Institute baseball team.

Davis 56.823 Salvation Army Baseball Team.jpg
Salvation Army Baseball Team in front of the Salvation Army building, located at 821 Salem Avenue. Team members unidentified.
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