WLU Coll PP. Print and Photographic Collections
Found in 177 Collections and/or Records:
A 1910 photograph of J.R. Lawson, possibly from Augusta, Georgia, and taken by a photographer whose surname was Edmonston.
This collection consists of a modern photograph copy of a c.1920s-30s view of the McCrum's Drugstore on Main Street in Lexington, Virginia. The photo inlcudes two police officers and pedestrians in front of the store.
This is a photo of the former Baptist Church located on Nelson Street (Route 60) in Lexington, Virginia, designed by architect James Crawford Neilson. This photograph was likely made by photographer Michael Miley. The church was constructed in 1879 and demolished in 1919.
A photograph of author and W&L Journalism professor Paxton Davis (James Paxton Davis, Jr.).The photograph was retouched for reproduction in the Washing and Lee Alumni magazine.
A 1960s era 5 x 7 black and white photograph of S. Douglass Cater, journalist, educator, and aid to President Lyndon B. Johnson. In 1965, Cater was one of the first feature speakers of the Contact Committee at Washington and Lee University. The theme of the event was 'The American Experience and its Implications for the Individual Citizen, the American Nation, and the World.'
Teeny Dudley was a well-known local personality in Buena Vista, Va. The image shows Dudley smiling as an older woman, with a bandolier of blank rifle ammunition around her neck. The image is a photocopy.
A real photographic post card of the footbridge that connected the Lexington, Va. train station with the DeHart hotel (Castle Hill). The image provides the view from the west end of the bridge loooking east towards Lexington and includes the station and dwellings along Myers street. Both the footbridge and DeHart Hotel were destroyed before 1950.
Photograph includes a horse and buggy that is parked in front of the Forest Inn Hotel on Stagecoach Road. This contemporary copy was made from an original Michael Miley negative.
This collection consists of a contemporary black and white photograph of 'The Gables,' a Gothic revival home on South Jefferson Street in Lexington, Virginia. The home was built c. 1850, and likely based on designs by architect Andrew Jackson Downing.
This collection consists of a contemporary copy of c. 1885-1920 era photograph of the Graham House on the south end of the Washington and Lee University campus just behind the R. E. Lee Memorial Episcopal Church. It is possible that this is an early view of the W&L's East Asian Language Center.
A mid-twentieth century photograph of the Lexington (Va.) Presbyterian Church manse located at the south end of Jefferson Street. The house is in the Gothic Revival style and was completed in 1848.
This collection consists of an original photograph of Traveller's skeleton on display.
This collection consists of a modern copy of a photograph of Virginia Military Institute's parade ground from the late 1880s. The image contains campus buildings, barns, and VMI cadets. The copy was made by Andre Studio in Lexington, Virginia in 1976.
The photographic postcard is postmarked 1933, has a note written on the back from J. R. Goff to Henry Boley of Lexington, VA. The postcard is a photograph of 'Camp site of Gen. Robert E. Lee during a period of Civil War. Route 60 near Rainelle, West Virginia.'
This collection consists of a photograph of the Andrew Elder House and a copy of the photograph. The Andrew Elder House was later owned by the Armentrout Family and is near Lake Robertson in Rockbridge County, Virginia.
This collection consists of a photograph of a river scene of 'Great Falls' of James River at Richmond, Virginia. There is a stone wall on the far side of the river in the background, which is evidence of a former canal. The second photograph is of the ca. 1833 engraving of the painting 'Richmond, from the hill above the waterworks' by George Cooke.
This collection consists of contemporary black and white copies of images of George A. and Mary Baker. The originals were likely made between 1855 and 1875. It is possible that the couple had roots in the Rockbridge County vicinity.
This collection consists of two black and white photographs of Jim McDonough's home on Letcher Avenue in Lexington, Virginia. One image gives almost a full view of the house, while the other is close up.
Two original black and white photographs of members of the Lexington (Va.) Fire Department, circa 1940. Each is a formal posed group image, one with an engine the other with a ladder truck. Each vehicle dates from the 1920's.
This collection consists of two photographs of the Lexington Train Station, c. 1915. The images were printed in 2002. There is a vintage car in the image.