Found in 32 Collections and/or Records:
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.
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.
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.
This collection contains 243 notes from family members, friends, and girlfriends between 1918-1946. The collection also includes 87 pieces of ephemera: 66 used envelopes, which can likely be matched to letters in this collection; 2 small black and white photographs, invitations, cards, and two short story essays.
Photograph album compiled by Charlotte D. Gale, a resident of Roanoke, Virginia, with scenes from Crockett Springs, Roanoke, Salem, and Norfolk, Virginia.
The ledgers in this collection are 150 pages long and detail John Garst's carpenter/mill business.
The Arthur W. Grove Family Papers consists correspondence, receipts, and other documents relating to the family from 1900 to 1957.
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.
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.