Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority Photographic Slides, 1900-2000
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Brief Description: The collection consists of approximately 21,000 35mm color photographic slides of various neighborhoods and development projects around Norfolk, Virginia. Also covered are historical sites around the city, copy images of historical drawings and photographs, informational presentations, maps, and NRHA meetings and events. Most slides date from 1960-1990, although historical content dates to circa 1900-1920.
Held at:
Sargeant Memorial Collection
Slover Library
235 East Plume Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: 7574317429
Email: localhistory [at]
Record Series Number: 002/RG 06/2017-002
Created by: Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority
Volume: 3.0 Boxes
Acquired: 00/00/2017. The collection includes a series of approximately 6,200 slides (originially housed in metal cabinets) that were transferred by NRHA in 2016. These slides are housed in Boxes 4 and 5.
Arrangement: Arranged in original order (generally by neighborhood and section).
Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.
Subject Index
Berkley (Norfolk, Va.)
Economic development--Virginia--Norfolk
Ghent (Norfolk, Va.)
Lamberts Point (Norfolk, Va.)
Naval Station Norfolk (Va.)
Norfolk (Va.)
Norfolk (Va.)--History
Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority
Norfolk State University (Va.)
Ocean View (Norfolk, Va.)
Old Dominion University
Urban renewal
Genres/Forms of Material
Aerial photographs
Municipal government records
Slides (photographs)
Languages of Materials
English [eng]
Rights/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 Notes: Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority by transfer
PreferredCitation: Norfolk Redevelopment and Housing Authority Photographic Slides, RG 06-2017-002, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.