Charlotte D. Gale Photograph Album
Scope and Content
This collection consists of a photograph album compiled by Charlotte D. Gale of Roanoke, Virginia, at the end of the 19th century. The album contains approximately 40 photos and includes scenes from Crockett Springs, Roanoke, Salem, and Norfolk, Virginia, most featuring identified family and friends. Among the other scenes are photos of the Norfolk & Western office building, Crystal Springs, and a Forepaugh and Sells Brothers Circus parade. The album also contains copies of a few letters, written by Gale apparently as practice; a list of personal expenses for the first three months of 1900; and a recipe for photographic developer solution.
- 1898 - 1900
- Gale, Charlotte D. (Person)
Language of Materials
The materials in the collection are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
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Charlotte Dryden Gale, daughter of Joseph A. and Elizabeth Fleming Simmons Gale, was born in Roanoke, Virginia, on March 24, 1880. In the 1900 federal census, she appears as "Lottie B. Gale," living in the home of her parents on Roanoke's Jefferson Street; she continued to live at the Jefferson Street residence through 1920. She married Paul Perry Hunter (1884-1961), filling station operator, in Philadelphia in 1921, and the couple lived in Roanoke. She was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Charlotte Gale Hunter died in Roanoke on March 1, 1971, and was buried in the city's Evergreen Burial Park.
0.1 Cubic Feet (1 folder)
Photograph album compiled by Charlotte D. Gale, a resident of Roanoke, Virginia, with scenes from Crockett Springs, Roanoke, Salem, and Norfolk, Virginia.
Source of Acquisition
The Charlotte D. Gale Photograph Album was purchased by Special Collections and University Archives in October 1990.
Existence and Location of Copies
The collection has been digitized and is available online.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the Charlotte D. Gale Photograph Album by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing and description of the Charlotte D. Gale Photograph Album commenced and was completed in September, 2022.
- Charlotte D. Gale Photograph Album, 1898-1900
- John M. Jackson
- 2022 (CC0 1.0)
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- 2020-09-09: Finding aid notes updated to new department standards. juliags
- 2021-07-21: LM Rozema added some subjects and missing notes for an unprocessed collection (abstract, acquisition, processing info, bio, copies), added FA title, added FA date from EAD, and added component with instances previously attached to collection level.
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