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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 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.

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