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The Pocahontas Hotel from the ocean side, 1924, in Virginia Beach.

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The entry to the Pocahontas hotel, 1924, in Virginia Beach.

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The flume at Thirteenth Street was constructed in 1890 to convey water to Lake Holly to allow saltwater fishing for guests.

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Logging using an ox team.

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Couples lounging on the cottage line on March 7, 1896, during the Virginia Beach "winter season."

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Sam Griggs, visitor to the oceanfront, poses for a photograph ca. 1910, before a photographer's backdrop.

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An aerial photo on a winter's day of the Virginia Beach oceanfront looking north showing modern hotels sometime in the 1980s.

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Vacationers sitting along the boardwalk at the Virginia Beach oceanfront sometime in the early 1900s.

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Alvah Clark, Emmett and Mary Hogan, and Helen Anderson pose with the Hogan's car at the Virginia Beach oceanfront in the 1920s.

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A sign advertising the Raleigh Hotel and Bar in Virginia Beach, 1911.

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The Pocahontas Pavilion at the Virginia Beach oceanfront, shown in 1924.

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Rendering of the new Princess Anne Hotel in the local newspaper in 1915, to replace the hotel destroyed by fire in 1907. This hotel was never built.

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Cottage line, Virginia Beach, ca 1920, Twenty-Fifth and Twenty-Fourth Streets. House on right is the cottage built by Norfolk businessman J. C. Tait in 1906. Beyond is the Breakers Hotel, with the 1903 Life-Saving Station.

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Vacationers at the beach in Virginia Beach on an unspecified date.

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Picture postcard featuring activity on the Virginia Beach boardwalk, 1909.

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Mayflower Apartments under construction, Virginia Beach Oceanfront, 1950. Tallest apartment building in Virginia when it opened in 1951.

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Arlington Hotel, located on the right in the photograph, in 1911.

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"Ask anybody anywhere anything about the Arlington" on side of building, Virginia Beach, 1911.

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Guests gathered on the porch of the Ferebee Hotel on Fourteenth Street, Virginia Beach.

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Coastal artillery drill, Ft. Story, May 17, 1929.
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