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      Towns, Plantations, Settlements and Communities in Virginia: 1607-1624. (The sites of Richmond, Williamsburg and Norfolk are shown but the cities did not exist at the time

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    [Vintage VCU] The year was 1973. Here's a #TBT from VCU's Cobblestone Yearbook, featuring Brian Johnson, econ major, and Paul Hagan, history major.

    Halloween at VCU from the 1970's

    In honor of December Commencement this Saturday, here's some VCU graduation shots from the 1980's!

    Cloverleaf mall in the 80s, i remember getting pretzels from there

    Famous golf course architect Donald Ross designed this golf course in Richmond's West End in the mid 1920's for Westwood Country Club near Broad between Libbie and Horsepen (shows as Duntreath on map). For all it's grandeur it couldn't survive the effects of the great depression and closed in the 1930's.

    Early Virginia suffrage activist Adèle Clark, in a 1956 photo. After the dissolution of the Equal Suffrage League of Virginia in 1920, Clark went on to become active in Richmond politics and arts, serving in a variety of roles including as Virginia Arts Project Director of the Works Project Administration. Original Author: Richmond Times-Dispatch; Created: September 11, 1956; Courtesy of the Richmond Times-Dispatch

    Women's Suffrage Booth at a State Fair - October 4, 1910 Richmond Times-Dispatch. The Equal Suffrage League of Virginia was formed on November 27, 1909. Soon, the group, which included writer Ellen Glasgow, artist Adèle Clark, and reformer Lila Meade Valentine, began public campaign to educate Virginians on the issue. You can see League's slogan—"Votes for Women"—atop their booth at the 1910 Virginia State Fair.

    Miller & Rhoads Diamond Jubilee 1885-1960

    I didn't know Miller & Rhoads salespeople had business cards!

    1979 Cloverleaf Mall advertisement

    Broad Street--notice the vintage mail truck and lack of traffic,October 1955

    Broad Street looking west at Staples Mill, 1955

    Celebrity Room Italian Restaurant pizza card, love the "Come Eat" phone number!

    Rabow's Men's Shops, Broad & Second, 1950s

    Miller & Rhoads ad in the Richmond Times-Dispatch. 1941

    Miller & Rhoads ad in 1941 Richmond Times-Dispatch

    Thalhimer's ad in 1941 Richmond Times-Dispatch

    1930s Miller & Rhoads 4 page brochure

    Miller & Rhoads Collector's Corner 1967

    In September 1950, two girls from the Belle Bryan Day Nursery visited Miller & Rhoads in downtown Richmond to see the Dunn Bros. miniature circus – “the biggest little show on Earth,” as it proclaimed itself. The 475,000-piece circus took five men 48 hours to set up on a 60-by-28 foot-table – and seven hours to break down.

    February 19, 1906, twenty-one years after it began in Richmond as a dry goods shop, Miller & Rhoads department store was legally incorporated with the issue of sixteen stock certificates were issued as follows: nos. 1–7 to president Linton Miller, 8–14 to treasurer Webster Rhoads, and 15 and 16 to secretary A. B. Laughon. The ornate certificate templates were printed locally at Southern Stamp and Stationery Co.,

    Dogwood Dell

    Historical marker for The Carillon at Byrd park.

    6th Street Marketplace just before opening This aerial view, taken from the Richmond Marriott Hotel on Sept. 4, 1985, shows (from left) the Project I parking deck, Crystal Palace and Blues Armory, which were part of the 6th Street Marketplace.