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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CS 188.jpg
Unknown school play, possibly on American history

CS 161.jpg
Classroom portrait. Ronnie Jordan (?) pictured top left by the door

CS 160.jpg
Classroom portrait. Ruth Anderson identified top left by the tree. Ms. Taylor, the teacher, identified in the center of the second row

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Mountain Normal School students posing in front of the dormitory building.

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Group at Bent Mountain School.

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1936 Graduating Class of Bent Mountain High School; Standing, L to R: Raymond Carr, George Powell, Homer Reed; Seated, L to R: Elois King, Margaret Jamison

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Students at Back Creek School.

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School – probably the old log school house first used for Haran School before larger facility was built.

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Sophomore Class at Back Creek School: L to R: Billy Agee, Jane Coon, Edmund Chamberlain, Douglas Grisso, Louis Grisso, Hazel Henderson, John Jones, Mildred Jones, Lotherine Lavinder, Sara Lee Poage, Evelyn Webster

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School group at old Back Creek School on Landmark Circle in Southwest Roanoke County.

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School group at old Back Creek School on Landmark Circle in Southwest Roanoke County.

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School group at old Back Creek School on Landmark Circle in Southwest Roanoke County.

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School group at old Back Creek School on Landmark Circle in Southwest Roanoke County.

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Students at old Back Creek School on Landmark Circle in Southwest Roanoke County.

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Students and teachers in front of Back Creek School.

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Students and teachers in front of Back Creek School.

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Students and teachers in front of Back Creek School. Ann Hogan w/tie upper left of group (principal/teacher),

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Miss Annie Bohon sells ice cream during lunch at Back Creek Elementary School. The ice cream cooler was inside the front door of the school.

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6th graders in Back Creek School classroom.

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Unidentified children at Back Creek School.

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Back Creek School students. Pictured are Principal Grant McGee, teacher Ann Hogan, who later married McGee. All others unidentified.

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Senior Class at Back Creek School

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Back Creek 4-H Club.

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W.F. Bolton's 8th grade class at Back Creek School.

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Students in front of Back Creek School.

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Students in front of Back Creek School.

MP 24.5 Mt. Pleasant School.jpg
Unidentified students in front of Mt. Pleasant School in Roanoke County.

GB069 Harrison School Faculty 1948-1950.jpg
Harrison School Faculty 1948/1950.

Harrison School was built in 1916 for the cost of $31,818 and opened in the winter of 1917. Lucy Addison served as the school’s first principal. Addison was responsible for gradually expanding the curriculum to…

GB068 Harrison School; Mr. Thomas Payne's First Class.jpg
Mr. Thomas Payne's first class.

Harrison School was built in 1916 for the cost of $31,818 and opened in the winter of 1917. Lucy Addison served as the school’s first principal. Addison was responsible for gradually expanding the curriculum to…

GB067.6 Harrison School.jpg
Students playing on the basketball court at Harrison School.

Harrison School was built in 1916 for the cost of $31,818 and opened in the winter of 1917. Lucy Addison served as the school’s first principal. Addison was responsible for gradually…

GB067.5 Harrison School.jpg
Students playing on the basketball court at Harrison School.

Harrison School was built in 1916 for the cost of $31,818 and opened in the winter of 1917. Lucy Addison served as the school’s first principal. Addison was responsible for gradually…

GB067.4 Harrison School.jpg
Students playing on the basketball court at Harrison School.

Harrison School was built in 1916 for the cost of $31,818 and opened in the winter of 1917. Lucy Addison served as the school’s first principal. Addison was responsible for gradually…

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Students playing on the basketball court at Harrison School.

Harrison School was built in 1916 for the cost of $31,818 and opened in the winter of 1917. Lucy Addison served as the school’s first principal. Addison was responsible for gradually…

GB067.2 Harrison School.jpg
Students playing on the basketball court at Harrison School.

Harrison School was built in 1916 for the cost of $31,818 and opened in the winter of 1917. Lucy Addison served as the school’s first principal. Addison was responsible for gradually…

GB067.1 Harrison School.jpg
Students playing on the basketball court at Harrison School.

Harrison School was built in 1916 for the cost of $31,818 and opened in the winter of 1917. Lucy Addison served as the school’s first principal. Addison was responsible for gradually…

GB067 Harrison School.jpg
Students playing on the basketball court at Harrison School.

Harrison School was built in 1916 for the cost of $31,818 and opened in the winter of 1917. Lucy Addison served as the school’s first principal. Addison was responsible for gradually…

GB017 Harrison School Boys' Choir.jpg
Harrison School Boys choir.

GB010 LAHS Football Game at Victory Stadium.jpg
Lucy Addison High School football game at Victory Stadium.

GB004 LAHS Girls Basketball Team.jpg
Lucy Addison High School Girls' basketball team.

GB003 LAHS Majorettes.jpg
Lucy Addison High School Majorettes in front of the Gainsboro Library.

Davis2 11.64 Addison High Class.jpg
Lucy Addison High School Class of 1941.

Davis2 11.63 Addison High Class.jpg
Lucy Addison High School Class of 1943 in front of Roanoke Auditorium.

Davis2 11.9591 Hollins College.jpg
An unidentified student studies on the campus of Hollins College.

Davis2 11.958 Hollins Tennis.jpg
Unidentified students prepare to play tennis on the campus of Hollins College.

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An unidentified student studies on the campus of Hollins College.

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Students study on the campus of Hollins College.

Davis 622 Commerce Street School.jpg
Students of Commerce Street School. Commerce Street School or First Ward School stood at the corner of Church Avenue and 2nd Street (Commerce). The school was built in 1890 and razed in 1929 to make way for the post office.

Davis 58.1 First Ward School.jpg
Fourth grade class from First Ward or Commerce Street School.

Davis 17.121a RC Class of 1950.jpg
Members of the Roanoke College Class of 1951 pose for a portrait with faculty members in front of the Administration Building.

Davis 14.33 copy.jpg
The nursing class of 1947 on the steps of Jefferson Hospital. May 22, 1947.

Davis 11.6521.jpg
Jefferson High School junior class.

Davis 11.23 Gilmer School.jpg
Gilmer School once stood on Gilmer Avenue in the general area of the Roanoke Civic Center.

Davis 11.01 Class of Alleghany Institute.jpg
Class of the Alleghany Institute. Burrell Memorial Hospital took it over and built the hospital.
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