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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

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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.


Box and Folder Listing


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[Box 1],
[Box 2],
[Box 3],
[Box 4: Smaller Prints],
[Box 5],
[Box 6: Oversized Photographs],
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Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Liberty Park housing area, circa 1945Add to your cart.
Includes approximately 20 prints and three negatives.
Folder 2: Kirn Library, 1960-1964Add to your cart.
Approximately 14 prints.
Folder 3: Scope and Chrysler Hall construction, 1966-1971Add to your cart.
Approximately 40 prints, including photos of Nervi architectural drawings.
Folder 4: Downtown slums and redevelopment projects, circa 1947-1970Add to your cart.
Approximately 35 prints and six negatives.
Folder 5: Lewis Park trailer housing, circa 1945Add to your cart.
Includes three prints.
Folder 6: Redevelopment officials and housing residents, circa 1940-1973Add to your cart.
Approximately 16 prints, including photos of Hubert Humphrey and Harry Truman. Also includes one newspaper clipping.
Folder 7: Old Dominion University, circa 1967Add to your cart.
Five prints of main campus buildings.
Folder 8: Merrimack Park housing area, circa 1940-1944Add to your cart.
Includes architectural rendering. Many of the prints have information attached to back.
Folder 9: Downtown churches, circa 1958-1964Add to your cart.
Approximately 12 prints.
Folder 10: Downtown waterfront, circa 1956 to 1980Add to your cart.
Approximately 20 prints.
Folder 11: Ghent and Freemason areas, circa 1980Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Downtown buildings and scenes, circa 1954-1975Add to your cart.
Includes approximately 40 prints.
Folder 13: Omni Hotel construction, circa 1974Add to your cart.
Includes approximately 12 prints.
Folder 14: Monticello Arcade, circa 1930-1975Add to your cart.
Includes nine prints.
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.
Box 3Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Downtown waterfront aerials, circa 1920-1980Add to your cart.
Includes approximately 50 prints and three negatives.
Folder 2: Downtown aerials, circa 1949-1990Add to your cart.
Includes approximately 50 prints.
Folder 3: Hague area, Atlantic City and Medical Center aerials, circa 1956-1980Add to your cart.
Includes approximately 30 prints.
Folder 4: Various slum scenes, circa 1940-1960Add to your cart.
Includes approximately 40 prints.
Folder 5: Willoughby-Baylor House, circa 1963-1965Add to your cart.
Includes 11 prints, including interiors and possible out-building.
Folder 6: Downtown flooding during Ash Wednesday Storm, 1962 MarchAdd to your cart.
Includes approximately 12 prints.
Folder 7: Old ferry terminal, circa 1965-1980Add to your cart.
Includes approximately 12 prints, or original site and of relocation to Ghent Square.
Folder 8: Myers House, 1963-1964Add to your cart.
Includes seven prints.
Folder 9: MacArthur Memorial, circa 1962-1990Add to your cart.
Includes 10 prints.
Folder 10: Attucks Theater contact prints, 2003 August-SeptemberAdd to your cart.
Includes approximately 40 color contact sheets (35mm film) of theater interiors and exteriors, restoration work.
Folder 11: Bell-Diamond housing area in Berkley, circa 1969-1972Add to your cart.
Includes approximately 20 prints.
Folder 12: Various downtown buildings, circa 1962-1972Add to your cart.
Includes approximately 40 prints.
Folder 13: Correspondence from VIA Architects to NRHA, 2002 July 3Add to your cart.
Concerns Tidewater Community College (TCC).
Box 4: Smaller PrintsAdd to your cart.
Item 1: Brambleton area aerials, 1988, 2001Add to your cart.
Includes approximately 50 prints.
Item 2: Freemason area, circa 1980Add to your cart.
Includes approximately 30 prints.
Item 3: Ghent Square houses, circa 1990Add to your cart.
Includes approximately 30 prints.
Item 4: Diggs Park ceremony and interiors, 1992Add to your cart.
Includes approximately 40 prints.
Item 5: Picnic scenes, Stonebridge section, undatedAdd to your cart.
Includes approximately color 50 prints and negatives.
Item 6: Kimball Terrace and riverfront aerials, 1999 NovemberAdd to your cart.
Approximately 12 color prints.
Item 7: MacArthur Center Mall site and groundbreaking, 1994 and 1996Add to your cart.
Approximately 40 color prints.
Item 8: Pinewell development in Ocean View, circa 1991Add to your cart.
Approximately 40 color prints and 12 negatives. Includes dedication ceremony.
Item 9: Attucks Square development, 1990, 1993Add to your cart.
Approximately 24 color prints and 20 negatives.
Item 10: Annotated aerials of Brambleton and Berkley, 1998 SeptemberAdd to your cart.
Two negatives.
Item 11: East Beach aerials, circa 1990-2001Add to your cart.
Area around 24th Bay Street, prior to East Beach redevelopment. Three color prints and four black and white negatives.
Item 12: MacArthur Center Mall site, 1994 NovemberAdd to your cart.
Approximately 24 color prints and 12 negatives.
Item 13: Atlantic City piers, 1988 October 7Add to your cart.
Ten color prints.
Item 14: Ingleside section, 1992 October 14Add to your cart.
Approximately 24 color prints and negatives.
Item 15: Tarrallton Navy housing area, 1997 MarchAdd to your cart.
Approximately 24 color prints and negatives.
Item 16: Ocean View aerials around 2nd Bay Street, circa 1980Add to your cart.
Approximately 20 black and white prints and 90 negatives.
Item 17: Ocean View, circa 2000Add to your cart.
Five color prints. Includes new house and demolition of Warm Sands Motel in East Ocean View.
Item 18: Middle Towne Arch area, 1991 AprilAdd to your cart.
Approximately 36 color prints and negatives.
Item 19: Wetlands area, undatedAdd to your cart.
Nine color prints and 28 negatives.
Item 20: Attucks Theater memorabilia, undatedAdd to your cart.
Shots of Louis Armstrong and other stars. Includes nine prints and 30 negatives.
Item 21: Huntersville, 1995 MarchAdd to your cart.
Five color prints.
Item 22: Merrimack Landing, 1992Add to your cart.
Color negative with children.
Item 23: Boats and Norfolk World Trade Center, undatedAdd to your cart.
One color negative.
Item 24: Roberts Village community center ribbon cutting, 1991 OctoberAdd to your cart.
Five color prints.
Item 25: Building implosion downtown, undatedAdd to your cart.
One color print.
Item 26: Central Brambleton pond aerials, 1999 March 5Add to your cart.
Five color prints.
Item 27: Oakleaf housing area, undatedAdd to your cart.
Four color prints.
Item 28: Leadership Academy, undatedAdd to your cart.
Eight color negatives.
Item 29: Young Terrace aerials, 1990 AprilAdd to your cart.
Three color negatives.
Item 30: Oakleaf housing area, undatedAdd to your cart.
Approximately 40 negatives.
Item 31: Freemason area buildings, undatedAdd to your cart.
Approximately 50 black and white negatives.
Item 32: Flooding near downtown gasometers, circa 1960Add to your cart.
Possibly from Ash Wednesday Storm in 1962. One negative.
Item 33: Commercial Place and possibly Church Street, circa 1960Add to your cart.
Four black and white negatives.
Item 34: Park Place houses and buildings, possibly circa 2005Add to your cart.
Approximately 60 color prints. Some photos include street addresses.
Item 35: Atlantic City piers, 1988 October 7Add to your cart.
Approximately 12 color prints.
Item 36: Martin Luther King, Jr. memorial site, Atlanta, undatedAdd to your cart.
Nine color prints.
Item 37: Interiors of Oakmont Apartments, 1997Add to your cart.
Includes 16 color prints and 22 negatives showing poor living conditions inside apartments.
Box 5Add to your cart.
Folder 1: East Ocean View housing, 1988Add to your cart.
Contains 21 items, mostly properties west of Shore Drive. Many are annotated with street address and other information.
Folder 2: East Ocean View housing, 1988 to circa 2000Add to your cart.
Includes 22 items, mostly properties near or east of Shore Drive. Also includes approximately 100 negatives and associated contact prints. Several prints from circa 2000 show demolition of buildings.
Folder 3: East Ocean View housing, 1988Add to your cart.
Includes 35 items, of properties in various locations. Many are annotated with street address and other information.
Folder 4: Photographs, Redevelopment – Slum scenes, Norfolk Academy building, aerial views, etc., circa 1950s-1970sAdd to your cart.
Folder 5: Negatives, Aerial Views and Intersection of Jefferson Street and Kent Street, undatedAdd to your cart.
Box 6: Oversized PhotographsAdd to your cart.
Folder 1: Oversized Photographs, Children in East Ghent, Miscellaneous, circa 1960sAdd to your cart.

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