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Crobuks Drug Center, located on Melrose Ave. in Roanoke, VA. Davis Photographic Records, OP 48.611. Date: Oct. 1963. Photographer/Artist: George C. Davis.

Crobuks Drug Center, located on Melrose Ave. in Roanoke, VA. Davis Photographic Records, OP 48.611.
Date: Oct. 1963.
Photographer/Artist: George C. Davis.

George C. Davis, known for his love of cars, is posing with his friends in the car with University of Virginia rotunda in the background. Davis Photographic Records, (OP 51 Davis, G-15). Photographer/Artist: George C. Davis.

George C. Davis, known for his love of cars, is posing with his friends in the car with University of Virginia rotunda in the background. Davis Photographic Records, (OP 51 Davis, G-15).
Photographer/Artist: George C. Davis.

Lunchtime.  Workers laying a gas line that runs up the Mill Mountain Incline taking a lunch break.Arthur Gordan King Photograph Album. Date: 1909. Photographer/Artist: Arthur Gordan King [sic].

Lunchtime. Workers laying a gas line that runs up the Mill Mountain Incline taking a lunch break.Arthur Gordan King Photograph Album.
Date: 1909.
Photographer/Artist: Arthur Gordan King [sic].

View of the Mill Mountain Star, erected in 1949. Davis Photographic Records, OP 68.22. Date: circa 1950. Photographer/Artist: George C. Davis.

View of the Mill Mountain Star, erected in 1949. Davis Photographic Records, OP 68.22.
Date: circa 1950.
Photographer/Artist: George C. Davis.

Children’s story hour at Roanoke Public Libraries.  Image taken in the Terry building, the city’s first library. Davis Photographic Records, OP 15.21. Date: Circa 1920s. Photographer/Artist: George C. Davis.

Children’s story hour at Roanoke Public Libraries. Image taken in the Terry building, the city’s first library. Davis Photographic Records, OP 15.21.
Date: Circa 1920s.
Photographer/Artist: George C. Davis.

Workers on the Roanoke Power and Electric Company’s streetcars posing for a picture. Photograph Collections Inventory.

Workers on the Roanoke Power and Electric Company’s streetcars posing for a picture. Photograph Collections Inventory.

Workers in the local tire shop making tires. Davis Photographic Records, OP 46.414. Photographer/Artist: George C. Davis.

Workers in the local tire shop making tires. Davis Photographic Records, OP 46.414.
Photographer/Artist: George C. Davis.