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This collection is a typescript of Rouse's book 'The great wagon road from Philadelphia to the south,' which contains editorial notes.
This collection contains postcards by the Photo Views Company in Oak Hill, Virginia. Included are postcards of Michie's Tavern near Charlottesville, Hot Springs, Falling Springs Branch between Hot Springs and Covington, Route 39 near Afton, and a view from Route 60, Route 60 Bridge near Covington, and Blue Ridge Terrace in Afton.
This collection consists of a copy of a photograph of the Ann Smith Academy in Lexington, Virginia. The collection also includes the negative of the image, which was taken before 1899. The postcard is of the new structure of the Ann Smith Academy c.1910, which is now the Washington and Lee Chi Psi Fraternity house.
Thirty-seven color snapshots of scenes from the aftermath of flooding of Buena Vista, Virginia in August 1969. The rains that led to the extensive flooding within particular areas Central Virginia along the Blue Ridge Mountains were from the remnants of Hurricane Camille which had made landfall on the Mississippi coast days before.
Original photograph of a man identified as 'Hair-Lip Harris' who suffered from a cleft lip and palate. On the reverse of the picture is written the following: 'Hair-Lip Harris' 'Lived in Lexington, VA''Quite a character' 'Of interest to anatomists.' The first name of the man is unknown.
This collection includes a photograph and accompanying negative of Dr. A. Nash Johnston. Johnston was born in Tazewell County, Va. lived and practiced medicine in Richmond and Goochland County, Va. He moved to Rockbridge County about 1890, where he practiced medicine, served as a state Senator from his district, and from 1900 - 1904 served as the Superintendent of Schools for the county. A. Nash Johnston was the son of Virginia novelist Mary Johnston.
A black and white photograph of a print of Richard Lee I, also known as the 'Immigrant,' who was the first Lee family member to settle in America. He was the three times great grandfather of Robert E. Lee.
This collection consists of a color photograph of a large sign painted on an exterior wall of Beatty's Mill in Rockbridge County, Virginia. The sign reads 'J. W. Beatty flour, feed, meal' and 'Ballard's Famous Insurance Feeds and Obelisk Flour.'
This collection consists of a copy of a photograph of Annfield, the birthplace of Mrs. Robert E. Lee, in Clark County, Virginia.
This collection consists of an albumen photograph of Bent Mountain High School, which was established in 1915 in Bent Mountain, Virginia. The photograph includes men, women, and children in front of the school.
This collection consists of an albumen photograph of the Bruton Parish Episcopal Church in Williamsburg, Virginia c. 1875-1885. The image includes two people sitting on the ledge outside of the church.
This collection consists of a photograph of the Buffalo Forge Train Station. It is explained on the back of the photo that it was taken on the way to Roanoke, Va. The man in the photograph is most likely Frank Tardy.
This collection consists of a contemporary copy of an earlier photograph of Jordan's Point at East Lexington, Virginia and includes the train trestle and covered bridge both spanning the Maury River.
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.
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.
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.
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 two photographs of the Lexington Train Station, c. 1915. The images were printed in 2002. There is a vintage car in the image.