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

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0189
Abstract

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

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-080
Abstract

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
Abstract

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

Charlotte D. Gale Photograph Album

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-1990-044
Abstract

The Charlotte D. Gale Photograph Album is compiled by Gale of scenes in Roanoke, Salem, and Norfolk, Virginia.

Dates: 1898 - 1900

Arthur W. Grove Family Papers,

 Collection
Identifier: Ms-2011-084
Abstract

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 forty-six interviews. Transcripts available for forty 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
Abstract

Map shows the streets of greater Roanoke, Virginia.

Dates: 1928

Map of Roanoke County, Virginia

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0188
Abstract

Full title reads, "Map of Roanoke County, Virginia, compiled from actual surveys, land maps, and data furnished by the Appalachia Electric Power Co., Virginia State Highway Dept., Norfolk & Western R. R., Virginian Railway" Map contains table of distances, statistics of Roanoke City, Salem, Vinton, and Roanoke County, historical origin of the city, and legend.

Dates: 1942

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Stone Printing and Manufacturing Company (Roanoke, Va.) 3
Hotel Roanoke 2
Malcolm, C. B. 2
American Publishing Co. (Milwaukee, Wis.) 1
Appalachian Electric Power Company (1926-1958) 1