Lydia Roper Home Minute Books, 1921-1963
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Brief Description: Two 1921-1963 minute books of the Lydia Roper Home for the Aged in Norfolk, Virginia.
Held at:
Sargeant Memorial Collection
Slover Library
235 East Plume Street
Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: 7574317429
Email: localhistory [at]
Record Series Number: 001/01/MSS 0000-486
Created by: Lydia Roper Home for the Aged (1921-2019)
Volume: 1.0 Folders
Acquired: 00/00/0000.
Biographical Note for Lydia Roper Home for the Aged (1921-2019) : The Lydia Roper Home for the Aged opened on December 12, 1921 in the Riverview section of Norfolk, Virginia at 40th Street and Columbus Avenue. It was built by Captain John L. Roper to honor his late wife, with the intent that it be an assisted living home for elderly women. In 1965, the home began operating under the management of Pinnacle Living, which was then Virginia United Methodist Homes, Inc. The institution closed on January 31, 2019.
Access Restrictions: This collection is open to all researchers.
Subject Index
Norfolk (Va.)
Old age homes
Older women
Genres/Forms of Material
Minute books
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.
Technical Access Notes: Minute Books are located on 31 sheets of microfiche, which requires viewing through a magnified transparent viewer.
Acquisition Notes: Unknown
PreferredCitation: Lydia Roper Home Minute Books, MSS 0000-486, Sargeant Memorial Collection, Norfolk Public Library, Norfolk, Virginia.