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The annual Princess Anne Garden Club Rose Show in 1953.

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Pen sketches on yellow loose-leaf paper of potential Virginia Wesleyan College logos.

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This London Bridge house was built approximately 1785 by John Forrest, whose daughter Sarah married Henry Barnes Woodhouse. Sarah died young, but Woodhouse continued to occupy the house until his death in 1879.

Invitation letter to open house
An invitation letter from President Clarke to a faculty member inviting him and his family to attend the informal open house on September 11th at 4:00 p.m. and the public open house on September 18th at 3:00 p.m. Both events were scheduled to take…

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Brochure, issued by Virginia Wesleyan College Trustees, Library Committee, to solicit book donations for the new library.

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Mayor and President of the Council W. F. Duckworth's letter endorsing the idea of the Norfolk location for the proposed Methodist college.

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Black and white photograph of the newly constructed Academic Village 1 building at Virginia Wesleyan College.

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Dennie E. Allen shakes hands with President Lambuth Clarke as he receives his diploma at the 1970 Virginia Wesleyan College commencement ceremony.

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A black and white photograph of C and P Telephone Company manager Bailey Condrey (left) and the first dean of the college, Dr. Robert C. Provine, looking at a site plan for the new college.

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A black and white photograph of Virginia Wesleyan College's groundbreaking ceremony. Five Southeastern Virginia City mayors acted as shovel handlers and were each accompanied by a member of the board of trustees.

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The mayors of five southeastern Virginia cities and a Naval Amphibious Base band at the Virginia Wesleyan College Village 1 groundbreaking ceremony on July 18, 1965.

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A speaker addresses the crowd from a wooden podium surrounded by shovels at the Village 1 groundbreaking ceremony on July 18, 1965,

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Congressman Porter Hardy greets guests at the first Virginia Wesleyan College Village 1 groundbreaking ceremony on July 18, 1965. A Naval Amphibious Base Band waits in anticipation to provide music for the event that afternoon.

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Congressman Porter Hardy on the podium with the Naval Amphibious Base Band to his right at the Virginia Wesleyan College Village 1 groundbreaking ceremony on July 18, 1965.

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President Joseph S. Johnston addresses spectators and dignitaries at the Virginia Wesleyan College Village 1 groundbreaking ceremony on July 18, 1965.

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Spectators in attendance at the Virginia Wesleyan College Village 1 groundbreaking ceremony on July 18, 1965.

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The Naval Amphibious Base Band stands in attention at the Virginia Wesleyan College Village 1 groundbreaking ceremony on July 18, 1965.

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Lieutenant Governor Mills Godwin speaks to the spectators from the podium at the Virginia Wesleyan College Village 1 groundbreaking ceremony on July 18, 1965.

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College Marshal Col. Robert Tucker leads the academic procession at the first commencement in June, 1970 at Virginia Wesleyan College.

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On July 18, 1965, spectators at the Virginia Wesleyan College Village 1 groundbreaking ceremony assemble in the corn field where the ground will be broken..
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