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Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority Miscellaneous Photograph Collection

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Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority Miscellaneous Photograph Collection, circa 1860-2003 | Sargeant Memorial Collection

By Will Hopkins

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Collection Overview

Title: Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority Miscellaneous Photograph Collection, circa 1860-2003Add to your cart.

Predominant Dates:1960

ID: 002/RG 06/2017-005

Primary Creator: Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority

Extent: 6.0 Boxes

Arrangement: Arranged by city sections and neighborhoods, and chronologically where possible.

Date Acquired: 00/00/2017

Subjects: Buildings, Church buildings--Virginia, Hotels, Housing--Virginia--Norfolk, Norfolk (Va.), Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority, Old Dominion University, Streets--Virginia--Norfolk, Urban renewal

Forms of Material: Aerial photographs, Negatives (photographs), Photographs

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Photographic prints and negatives (mostly black and white) of various sections of the city of Norfolk, Virginia. Includes photographs of slums and redevelopment projects, construction of downtown buildings and roadways, and photographic documentation of buildings, commercial areas, and houses across the city. The collection also includes some aerial photographs.

Subject/Index Terms

Buildings
Church buildings--Virginia
Hotels
Housing--Virginia--Norfolk
Norfolk (Va.)
Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority
Old Dominion University
Streets--Virginia--Norfolk
Urban renewal

Administrative Information

Repository: Sargeant Memorial Collection

Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.

Use Restrictions: The status of copyright for these materials is governed by Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U. S. C.). Copyright restrictions may apply.

Acquisition Source: Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority by transfer

Preferred Citation: Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority Miscellaneous Photograph Collection, RG 06-2017-005, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.

Processing Information: Processed November 2018.


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[Box 2],
[Box 3],
[Box 4: Smaller Prints],
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Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Various people and events, circa 1940-1980Add to your cart.
Includes nine prints.
Folder 2: Hague area, circa 1920-1973Add to your cart.
Includes approximately 40 prints of houses and street scenes. Also includes some house interiors.
Folder 3: East Ghent and Ghent Square development, circa 1950-1983Add to your cart.
Approximately 50 prints, including some architectural plans.
Folder 4: Church Street and Huntersville area, circa 1958-1975Add to your cart.
Includes approximately 30 prints.
Folder 5: Granby Street and downtown areas, circa 1868-1997Add to your cart.
Includes approximately 50 prints and 15 negatives.
Folder 6: People and scenes, Granby Street area, circa 1950-1960Add to your cart.
Includes approximately 10 prints.
Folder 7: Historical downtown scenes, circa 1860 to 1950Add to your cart.
Includes approximately 12 prints.
Folder 8: Senior citizen housing, circa 1980Add to your cart.
Includes 10 prints.
Folder 9: Architectural models of downtown buildings, circa 1975Add to your cart.
Includes approximately 12 prints. Models include Norfolk Gardens and People Mover.
Folder 10: Old Dominion University aerials, 1964-1967Add to your cart.
Includes four prints.
Folder 11: East Ocean View aerials, 1964 March 17Add to your cart.
Includes 5 prints.
Folder 12: Blue Nile Hotel, circa 1993Add to your cart.
Approximately 30 prints of hotel prior to demolition.

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Norfolk Public Library
Slover Library
235 Plume Street
Norfolk, Virginia 23510
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