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Postcards not only provide views of attractions, such as the Cape Henry lighthouses, amusement parks, or the beach, but also serve as a record of more mundane local buildings, many of which have are now defunct. This collection includes postcards from numerous hotels and restaurants and area churches and scenic sites. There are postcards for the Edgar Cayce's A.R.E., several coast guard stations, the old and new convention centers, and the Aquarium in Virginia Beach. There are also postcards from Newport News, (including Old Point Comfort and the Chamberlin Hotel), Suffolk (including the Great Dismal Swamp), Norfolk, and the Eastern Shore and Northern Virginia. From the early twentieth century are several postcards of the Princess Anne Hotel
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Chiefly press photographs or training photographs created during the period 1939-1945. Includes also V-mail and V-mail postcards to a patient at the Fort Story hospital from February -January 29
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Series I: Educational Papers. Boxes 1, 2, & 3: Early 1960's College notes, papers, tests, and educational tools ; Boxes 4 & 5: Early 1960's Roger and Meyera's college notes, papers, and tests -- Series II: Library Board Papers. Box 1: Letters and documents 1969-1976 ; Box 2: Newspaper articles, letters, magazines, brochures, speeches, employment applications, and notes -- Series III: Campaign Documents. Box 1: Monetary contributions to Senate campaign,1979 Campaign Documents ; Box 2: 1976-1980 Speeches, campaign funds, re-election documents, letterheads and envelopes ; Box 3: 1976-1980 Speeches, reports, brochures, and letters
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Contents of aperture card trays: Tray one: October 1961-December 1972 -- Tray two: January 1973- December 1979 -- Tray three: January 1980- December 1982 -- Tray four: August 1983- December 1986 -- Tray five: January 1987- December 1990 Tray six: January 1991-December 1994 -- Tray seven: January 1995- December 1995 -- Tray eight: January 1996 -- August 1998 -- Tray nine: September 1998- December 2000
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Interviews and narratives from Princess Anne County residents originally made as cassette recordings and remastered in 2014 from the originals. Some have no recording date, but have a time period spoken about. Others have no date at all but jusr record the speaker
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Kempsville was the county seat of Princess Anne County in the 1740s; it had deep water access and was a commercial, political, and social hub. Near the modern intersection of Kempsville, Princess Anne, and Witchduck Road are Pleasant Hall (built 1769) and Emmanuel Episcopal Church (completed 1843). The Princess Anne Courthouse, now gone, was in use in 1787
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Vols. 1-3. include clippings, pamphlets, and photographs, chiefly from 1974-2000, about Beach businesses and buildings, many of them now demolished. Included also are clippings about landmarks and new attractions, including Mt. Trashmore and the Virginia Marine Science Center (now the Virginia Aquarium). Many related photographs are in Vols. 4-6
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File 1. Theater programs. Kempsville Playhouse (Kempsville Recreation Center): Ones at eight : Shrink by Bill Wine ; I can't dance no more by Dean Norton ; The marginal man by Greg Jenkins (January 29, 30, 31, 1988) -- The Sandpiper Playhouse: Mister Roberts ; Brigadoon ; Critic's choice (August and September 1962) -- The Princess Anne Ruritans' 9th annual revival of the original American minstrels (presented at Princess Anne High School, March 31, April 2, 3 & 4, 1964 ; includes roster of members) --The Virginia Beach Rotary Club presents the Virginia Beach Civic Chorus and Orchestra: Carousel (April 8, 9, 10, & 11, 1964 ; includes Rotary Club officers and history of the club, plus a history of the Virginia Beach Civic Chorus) -- The Virginia Beach Rotary Club presents The Virginia Beach Civic Chorus and Orchestra: South Pacific (presented at Alan B. Shepard Civic Center, May 6-7-8, 1966 ; includes Rotary Club officers and a history of the Virginia Beach Civic Chorus)
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Mr. and Mrs. Lewis opened their home for the Virginia Beach Resort Tour portion of Historic Garden Week in Virginia, 1981. 1981 was the 48th consecutive year that the Garden Club of Virginia held the event. "Every April, visitors are welcomed to more than 250 of Virginia's most beautiful gardens, homes and historic landmarks during 'America's Largest Open House.' Historic Garden Week provides visitors a unique opportunity to see unforgettable gardens at the peak of Virginia's springtime color, as well as beautiful houses sparkling with fabulous flower arrangements"--Garden Club of Virginia website. Tour proceeds fund the restoration and preservation of Virginia's historic gardens
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Exterior photographs of hotels, retail stores, restaurants, and other businesses, plus views of sidewalks and streets, provide information about commerce on Atlantic and Pacific Avenues in the resort area of Virginia Beach, Va during the 1980s. There are also images of businesses on some of the numbered side streets between Atlantic and Pacific Avenues. Very few include images of people

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