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

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

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Waiting to load potatoes onto trains at Diamond Springs, Princess Anne County in 1912

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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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Two unidentified men operating an Irish potato planter at Whitehurst on March 20, 1917.

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Members of the Emmanuel Episcopal Church gathered around a bus for a church school outing in the World War I era. The bus was equipped with roll-down curtains in case of inclement weather.

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A farm laborer leads a mule-drawn cart with a device that is dusting cantaloupes, a crop that Princess Anne farmers found a market for in Norfolk during the 1920s. This July 22 Experimental Station photograph was thematic to the 1920s when farmers…

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

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

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

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Attendees gather at the cross next to the Cape Henry Lighthouse for the annual Cape Henry Pilgrimage in 1926.

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

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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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Men in uniform and other pilgrims gather at the Landing Cross site for the annual Care Henry Pilgrimage on April 26, 1945. During the early years of World War II, the annual pilgrimage had been transferred to local churches in Virginia Beach and…

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Men in uniform stand at attention during a railway gun demonstration in Fort Story, Virginia in the 1940s.

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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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The photograph was taken at the Hotel Jefferson in Richmond in September 1952. Herbert W. Ozlin, the county (agriculture) demonstration agent for Princess Anne County had taken two 4-H students to the event and the girl, Pat Lupton Reader, had…

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The annual Princess Anne Garden Club Rose Show in 1953.

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A ceremonial planting of a loblolly pine took place on January 14, 1953, at 49th and Atlantic Avenue. Officials of Virginia Beach and the State Highway Commission joined members of the Council of Garden Clubs of Virginia Beach and Princess Anne…
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