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An Historical Map of Roanoke County, Virginia (from The Roanoke Times)

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0189

Historical map shows locations of significant events in Roanoke County, Virginia. This map, taken from page C-8 of The Roanoke Times on September 29, 1986, also includes county and military history.

Dates: 11/29/1968

Blacksburg, Virginia, Bank Embezzlement Collection

Identifier: Ms-2011-080

The eight documents (ca. 1865) within the collection detail a bank embezzlement case from the Blacksburg Branch of the Farmers Bank in Virginia. Nicholas M. Ronald, supposedly swindled patrons into writing him checks that would pay off their account deficits. Much of the collection consists of testimonials attesting to that suspicion.

Dates: ca. 1865

Business Section, City of Roanoke

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0191

Map shows business districts of Roanoke, Virginia, from 2nd Commerce to 2nd Randolph streets, between Franklin Rd/Tazewell Avenue and Salem Avenue, with business names and some tax statuses within plots of land. Reverse side gives historical, demographic, and business information about the city of Roanoke, as well as aerial photographs of the city.

Dates: ca. 1950

Harry Baker Cawley Collection

Identifier: Ms-2023-062
Abstract This collection contains letters, cards, and envelopes, dated 1918-1926, to Harry B. Cawley from his parents Mary and Robert Cawley, his brothers Marvin and Raymond, and friends, including Eugenia Rea and Kathleen A. Turner. The collection also includes school notes, two writings by Cawley, and two undated photographs - one each of Paul Guthrie Jones and of Lyn Bunting, possibly schoolmates in the 1920s. Cawley (1900-1946) served in the U.S. Navy in the 1910s and attended Virginia...
Dates: 1918-1922, 1926, undated

Charlotte D. Gale Photograph Album

Identifier: Ms-1990-044

Photograph album compiled by Charlotte D. Gale, a resident of Roanoke, Virginia, with scenes from Crockett Springs, Roanoke, Salem, and Norfolk, Virginia.

Dates: 1898 - 1900

John Garst Account Ledgers

Identifier: Ms-2023-077

The ledgers in this collection are 150 pages long and detail John Garst's carpenter/mill business.

Dates: 1844 - 1850

Arthur W. Grove Family Papers,

Identifier: Ms-2011-084

The Arthur W. Grove Family Papers consists correspondence, receipts, and other documents relating to the family from 1900 to 1957.

Dates: 1900 - 1957

Hidden History: The Black Experience in the Roanoke Valley Cassette Tapes and Transcripts

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ms-1992-049
Scope and Contents

Oral history project designed to interview African-American residents of Roanoke, Virginia, on the cultural, social, and political history of blacks in the city. Collection consists of approximately fifty-five interviews. Transcripts are available for thirty-six of the interviews.

Dates: 1992

Hotel Roanoke Menus

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ms-1999-009
Scope and Contents

June 1942 menu, Hotel Roanoke Congratulates J. Ed Brown...60 Years Service, is signed by J. Ed Brown. Leather bound menu is undated. Assorted menus from reopened Hotel Roanoke, 1993.

Dates: c.1942-1993

Map of Greater Roanoke, Va.

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0195

Map shows the streets of greater Roanoke, Virginia.

Dates: 1928

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Stone Printing and Manufacturing Company (Roanoke, Va.) 3
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Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 2
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Appalachian Electric Power Company (1926-1958) 1
Arthur W. Grove Family (Roanoke, Va) 1
Baist, G. Wm. (George William), 1859-1927 1
Banks family 1
Banks, (William) Andrew (1903-1945) 1
Banks, Nannie Mae (Rice) (1895-2000) 1
Board, Lillie May (Rice) (1899-1956) 1
Boynton, Henry B., 1899-1991 1
Burton, Owen 1
Cawley, Harry Baker, 1900-1946 1
Chamber of Commerce of Roanoke, Virginia 1
Chester, W. 1
Commonwealth of Virginia. Department of Highways 1
Day, Idella (Rice) (1910-1963) 1
Dick, David (Surveyor) 1
Farmers Bank (Blacksburg, Va.) 1
Gale, Charlotte D. 1
Geological Survey (U.S.) 1
Grove, Annie Cliffie, b.1894(?) (Roanoke, Va.) 1
Grove, Arthur W., d.1946 (Roanoke, Va.) 1
Grove, Margaret F., b. abt. 1871 (Roanoke, Va.) 1
Hildebrand, J. R. 1
McAlpine-Kay Co 1
Mills, Joseph B., 1876-1959 1
Moore, Charles E. (Engineer) 1
Nirenstein's National Realty Map Company 1
Norfolk and Western Railway Company (1896-1982) 1
Payne, Solomon Gomarh, Pfc. (1895-1962) 1
Rice family (Jerry Lee Rice, ca.1831-1854) 1
Rice, Fletcher Roland, Sr. (1866-1966) 1
Rice, Georgianna "Anna/Annie" (Jennings) (1881-1928) 1
Rice, Gracie G. (Baldwin) (1897-1979) 1
Rice, James Cornelius, Pvt. (1916-1963) 1
Rice, Naymon Eddieray, Sr., Pfc. (1914-1955) 1
Roanoke Gas and Water Company 1
Roanoke Historical Society 1
Roanoke Railway and Electric Company (1901-1948) (Roanoke, Va.) 1
Rogers, James "Jimmy" Lester, Pvt. (1920-1945) 1
Ronald, Nicholas M. 1
Scholz, Henry 1
Scholz, Louis A. 1
Smithey & Boynton, Architects and Engineers (1935-1992) (Roanoke, Va.) 1
Stone, Edward L. (Edward Lee), 1864-1938 1
Taylor, Robert Creede, 1866-1915 1
The Roanoke Times 1
The Virginia Brewing Company (1889-1916) (Roanoke, Va.) 1
Thomas, Fay M. (Manager, Hotel Patrick Henry) 1
United Confederate Veterans. W.F. Martin Camp #1590. Wm. Watts Camp (Roanoke, Virginia) 1
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College (1872-1896) 1
Virginian Railway 1
Watkins, C. L. (City Engineer) 1
Watts, Laura B. (Rice) (1897-1958) 1
Wentworth, Jonathan L. (Office of the City Engineer, Roanoke, Va.) 1
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