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The Land, Smith (John B.) and Brooks families, related by marriage, were farmers in Princess Anne County, Va
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Series II. Scrapbooks, including programs, projects, yearbooks, and lists of officers: 1968-69; 1969-74 ; 1974-75 ; 1975-76 ; 1980-89 ; 1990-95 ; 1996-97 ; 1999-2004 -- Loose papers, photographs, programs and projects from various years through 2010, including programs for 50th anniversary, 2010
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Series I. Box 1. After war -- Bayville farm --Bell House -- Biddle house --Book, misc -- Broad Bay Manor -- Brock House -- Braithwaite -- Cayce, Edgar -- Capps -- Carraway House -- Church --Coast Guard station -- Cornick -- Cornick, Lemuel -- Court houses -- Court house (Princess Anne 1824) -- Earliest settlers -- Eastwood --Fentress, Anthony -- Fentress, Jonathan -- Forest, John -- Ferry Farm -- Gazette newspaper -- Green Hill farm -- Henley house -- Hermitage -- History -- Horses -- Hunt clubs
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Miscellaneous photographic prints chiefly from the Photographic Laboratory, U.S. Naval Air Station, Hampton Roads, VA. Includes a few AP Wirephotos
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Music by groups or performers from Virginia Beach or music produced in Virginia Beach. Some are original pressings, while others are compilations of material previously released in the 1960s-1981
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The Princess Anne Garden Club scrapbooks detail the activities of the club, including officers, programs, participation in flower shows, and projects, with clippings, actual programs and meeting agendas, certificates, and other memorabilia. Newer scrapbooks include many color photographs (with identification of those pictured) of meetings and members and, of course, the flowers. Among the major special projects undertaken by the club are the de Witt Cottage garden project from 1994-1995 and the Hope House Project 2009-2010. Work on these projects is chronicled in the scrapbooks, including history and planning of the project and pictures of the final or ongoing results. The de Witt Cottage was built in 1895 and is on the National Register of Historic Places. Owned and administered by the Virginia Beach Dept. of Museums, it is now the Atlantic Wildfowl Heritage Museum. Virginia Beach. Hope House provides independent living opportunities for adults with developmental disabilities. The ... Read More
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Aerial view of down town Norfolk and waterfront, Norfolk, Va. -- Aerial view of down town business section and waterfront, Norfolk, Va. -- Ocean View Hotel near Norfolk, Va. -- View from casino, Ocean View, near Norfolk Va. -- Fishing boats on beach front, looking toward Old Point, Ocean View, Va. -- Pine Beach Hotel, Pine Beach, Va. (i.e., near Sewell's Point, Norfolk) -- "Hampton Roads," Va., showing Pine Beach pier -- Ocean front and cottage line, Virginia Beach, Va. -- Virginia Beach Va. -- New and old light house, Cape Henry, Va. -- Sand Hills, Cape Henry, near Norfolk, Va
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Invitations, menu, tickets, badges, congratulatory letters, free items from the celebration (giveaways), color photographs of the ceremony, clippings from news media, and a booklet, Pavilion Festival Week, which includes full information about performances during the week
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The Princess Anne Hills Garden Club scrapbooks include documents, clippings, memorabilia, and photographs (chiefly color) about their activities, including programs and social gatherings. The 1966-1971 scrapbook has both a history of the founding of the club as well as a list of charter and associate members. Photographs in the later albums lack identification of members
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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