Monday, December 7, 2009

Souvenir Views: Negro Enterprises & Residences, Richmond, Va., 1907

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Above is an example of the kinds of images found in
Souvenir Views: Negro Enterprises & Residences Richmond, Va., published in 1907. Text and images of this rare and important work documenting Richmond's African American community are part of the Library of Congress' American Memory Collection. Souvenir Views contains over 50 images of some 200 buildings, many of which are now demolished.

For views of Jackson Ward from 1978 check out VCU Libraries' Jackson Ward Historic District Collection.

- Ray B.

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