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Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority Paintings Collection

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Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority Paintings Collection, 1951-1980 | Sargeant Memorial Collection

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Title: Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority Paintings Collection, 1951-1980Add to your cart.

ID: 002/RG 06/02/RG 06-2017-001

Primary Creator: Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority

Extent: 15.0 Folders

Arrangement: Arranged by artist.

Date Acquired: 01/26/2016

Subjects: Buildings, Businesses, Norfolk (Va.), Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority, Urban renewal

Forms of Material: Government records, Watercolors (paintings)

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

Seventeen original watercolor paintings of various scenes around Norfolk, Virginia by local artists Kenneth Harris and Casey Holtzinger. The Harris paintings focus on slum areas prior to their redevelopment in the 1950s and early 1960s. The Holtzinger paintings depict downtown-area scenes and idealized development projects from the 1950s into approximately 1980.

Subject/Index Terms

Buildings
Businesses
Norfolk (Va.)
Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority
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 donation

Preferred Citation: Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority Paintings Collection, RG 06-2017-001, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.

Processing Information: Processed June 2019.


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Folder 1: Casey Holtzinger painting, undatedAdd to your cart.
Depicts East Freemason Street area, including Freemason Street Baptist Church.
Folder 2: Casey Holtzinger painting, undatedAdd to your cart.
Depicts East Freemason Street area.
Folder 3: Casey Holtzinger painting, circa 1980Add to your cart.
Depicts Commercial Place area.
Folder 4: Casey Holtzinger painting, undatedAdd to your cart.
Depicts fountains near the Chrysler Museum.

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