miller and rhoads tearoom | dementi studio

Going downtown to Thalhimers was a real adventure!

Miller and Rhoads china department

Richmond, Virginia

Miller & Rhoads shopping bag (Virginia Historical Society)

Richmond, Virginia. Pratt's castle

Shoppers fill the floor at Hudson's PHOTO FROM THE WALTER P. REUTHER LIBRARY, WAYNE STATE UNIVERSITY

Miller & Rhoads, Richmond, Virginia Downtown

Belle Isle (Richmond, VA)

The Department Store Museum: Miller & Rhoads, Richmond, Virginia

Santa at Miller and Rhoads Dept store in Richmond Virginia!

Charity Christmas Tree Contest, Historic Miller & Rhoads Department

new york deli + byrd theater | dementi studio

Canal & 20th | Captain Herberts Seafood afloat | Dementi Studio

Miller & Rhoads Department Store hired former Hollywood stunt man Bill Strother to fill Santa’s big red suit in 1942. Strother brought with him many techniques from Hollywood and made the Miller & Rhoads Santa Claus a symbol of the Christmas season.

Miller & Rhoads

WWII Bond Parade Richmond, VA | Dementi Studio

Natural Bridge, Blue Ridge Mountains, Virginia, U.S (by kettyschott on Flickr)

Peaks of otter - Blue Ridge Mountains, VA

Buckroe Beach, Virginia Light House

Miller and Rhoads Richmond