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 (11 total)

A balloon float in the Roanoke Christmas parade.

Women on a Daughters of Liberty float, likely for a Liberty Bonds parade.

Parade participants for Confederate veterans ride a float through Downtown in conjunction with reunion.

Union Local 440 entered this "Safety First" float in a Roanoke parade. It testifies to the cooperation by rail unions and officials to improve worker safety.

Heironimus Christmas parade float encouraging children to "Go on the air with Santa" on WSLS.

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Roanoke Transportation Museum float in the Roanoke Centennial Parade.

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Replica 1892 Heironimus float in the Roanoke Centennial Parade.

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Car decorated for a parade with Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks regalia.

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Parade float for C&P Telephone Company.

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Roanoke Public Library float in a parade.

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Float decorated by Heironimus and Brugh Department Store for the Roanoke Decennial Parade.
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