The 2015 UCI Road World Championships are coming to Richmond, September 19-27. The courses will pass in front of the Library and will affect Library access. The Library’s lobby, exhibition, and the Virginia Shop will be open; the reading rooms and parking deck will be closed from September 21 through 25 and the entire Library will be closed on September 26. Please check our online calendar and http://richmond2015.com/ for more details.
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Roanoke Public Libraries, Virginia Room Images
 

  

Bride and attendants
Bride and attendants, ca. 1920s.
Aufenger Studios, Roanoke, VA.

Staff in front of the Burrell Memorial Hospital
Staff in front of the Burrell Memorial Hospital at its location of 601 McDowell Ave, NW in Roanoke, VA, ca. 1921-1925.
Photographer unknown.

Appalachian Power Company employees’ picnic
Appalachian Power Company employees’ picnic. Drinking coke with nipples, ca. 1940s.
Photographer unknown.


 

Roanoke’s first baseball team
Roanoke’s first baseball team, 1897-1898.
Photographer: George C. Davis.

View of first city market building on Market Square in downtown Roanoke
View of first city market building on Market Square in downtown Roanoke, VA, ca. 1890.
Photographer: George C. Davis.

Capture and jail transport of Sidney Allen and Wesley Edwards
Capture and jail transport of Sidney Allen and Wesley Edwards, ca. 1912.
Photographer: George C. Davis.


 

Portrait of Gilly L. Bush
Portrait of Gilly L. Bush, a confederate veteran from Roanoke, VA.
Date and photographer unknown.

Roanoke Booster Club posing in and on train engine
Roanoke Booster Club posing in and on train engine, date unknown.
Photographer: George C. Davis.

Intersection of Jefferson St. and Campbell St, downtown Roanoke
Intersection of Jefferson St. and Campbell St, downtown Roanoke, VA. Streetcar tracks, ca. 1927.
Photographer: George C. Davis.