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Map of Greater Roanoke, Va.

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0195

Map shows the streets of greater Roanoke, Virginia.

Dates: 1928

Map of Roanoke County, Virginia

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0188

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

Map of Roanoke, Va., and Environs

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0193

Color map shows the city of Roanoke, Virginia, extending to Salem, Virginia. Map focuses on roads and boundaries, and it contains an explanatory legend.

Dates: 1928

Joseph B. Mills Log Book

Identifier: Ms-2023-045

The Joseph B. Mills Log Book contains his track of runs and hours worked each day, including locations while working for the Roanoke Railway and Electric Company.

Dates: 1908 - 1909

Perspective Map of the City of Roanoke, Va.

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0192

Map shows Roanoke, Virginia, from a perspective set above Mill Mountain, in Roanoke. The lower border of map shows illustrations of several buildings of interest, and the index identifies public buildings, hotels, railroads, newspapers, manufacturings, land companies, and churches.

Dates: 1891

Postcards from Appalachia,

Identifier: Ms-2015-032

Postcards from Appalachia contains postcards depicting various landmarks, locations, and scenery in the Appalachian region during the first half of the 20th century.

Dates: c.1900-1970s

Properties of the Roanoke Gas and Water Company, Roanoke, Va.

 Collection — Object: 1
Identifier: Map-0190

Map shows properties of the Roanoke Gas and Water Company in Roanoke, Virginia. Map contains legend identifying properties and rail lines. Hand-written note explains the meaning of dotted red lines, left unexplained by the legend.

Dates: 1891

Rice Family Papers

Identifier: Ms-2022-021
Abstract The Rice Family Papers include decades of letters to and from four generations of the decendents of Jerry Rice of Campbell County, Virginia. The majority of the letters were sent to Nannie Mae (Rice) Banks but there are also letters addressed to her father, Fletcher, her mother, Georgianna, and other members of the family. These letters document the experiences of this family from Southwest Virginia as they lived through, fought, and died in, World War I, the Great Depression, and World War...
Dates: 1892 - 1995; Majority of material found within 1917 - 1962

Roanoke Chamber of Commerce Postwar Planning Committee Collection,

Identifier: Ms-2011-083

The collection contains correspondence papers and a booklet regarding the Chamber of Commerce of Roanoke, Virginia Postwar Planning Committee from 1946. Correspondence include meeting minutes and letters regarding publication of the booklet Roanoke Looking Ahead. The latter provides a an outline of planned municipal improvements.

Dates: 1946

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Local/Regional History and Appalachian South 30
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Stone Printing and Manufacturing Company (Roanoke, Va.) 3
Hotel Roanoke 2
Malcolm, C. B. 2
Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College and Polytechnic Institute (1896-1944) 2
American Publishing Co. (Milwaukee, Wis.) 1
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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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