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Postcards from Richmond, VA

Twentieth century Richmond, Virginia as seen through over 600 vintage postcards by VCU Libraries.Created by: PICRYLDated: 1925
14th Street Bridge by Night, Richmond, Va.
This VCU Libraries collection shows early twentieth century Richmond, Virginia as seen through over 600 vintage postcards. Many of these images include buildings and structures that either no longer exist or have since been altered. The subject matter of these postcards also lends insight into the social and cultural attitudes of those times.
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'Is Two over One Railroad Fare?' [no title]

'Is Two over One Railroad Fare?' [no title]

Description: This unique photograph presents to view the only point in the world where three trunk line trains cross each other, at the same time and over their separate tracks. At the top is shown a passenger ... more

Shenandoah, The; Lee Monument, Richmond, Va.

Shenandoah, The; Lee Monument, Richmond, Va.

Description: No published or copyright date listed on postcard...Date Postmarked: 1909..Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source i... more

Headquarters, The Soldier's Home, Richmond, Va.

Headquarters, The Soldier's Home, Richmond, Va.

Manufacturer: Hugh C. Leighton Co., Manufacturers, Portland, ME...Date Postmarked: 1908..Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source ... more

Hotel William Byrd, Richmond, Va.

Hotel William Byrd, Richmond, Va.

Description: Hotel William Byrd. Opposite Broad Street Station -- Catering to the most exacting guests. The center of historic Virginia...Manufacturer: Everett Waddey Company, Richmond, Va...Date Postmarked: 1... more

Finishing Department, Richmond Barber College, 602 E. Marshall St., Richmond, Va.

Finishing Department, Richmond Barber College, 602 E. Marshall St., Ri...

Description: No published or copyright date listed on postcard...Manufacturer: Published for W. F. Harris, Richmond, Va...Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledge... more

Central National Bank Building, 3rd and Broad Streets, Richmond, Va.

Central National Bank Building, 3rd and Broad Streets, Richmond, Va.

Description: This magnificent building is Richmond's tallest skyscraper, towering 21 stories above the heart of Richmond's retail shopping district, providing the home of one of the most progressive banks in th... more

Interior of the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart

Interior of the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart

Description: The Cathedral of the Sacred Heart, the grandest institution of its kind in the south, is the gift of Mr. and Mrs. Thomas F. Ryan. The corner-stone was laid on June 4th, 1903, and on Nov. 29th, 190... more

Old St. John's Church, Richmond, Va

Old St. John's Church, Richmond, Va

Description: No published or copyright date listed on postcard...Manufacturer: Hugh C. Leighton Co., Manufacturers, Portland, ME...Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Ac... more

Governors Mansion, Richmond, Va.

Governors Mansion, Richmond, Va.

Description: No published or copyright date listed on postcard...Manufacturer: A. C. Bosselman & Co., New York..Date Postmarked: 1906..Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia ... more

First English Evangelical Lutheran Church of Richmond, Virginia

First English Evangelical Lutheran Church of Richmond, Virginia

Description: The First English Evangelical Lutheran Church, Southwest corner Monument Avenue and Lombardy Street, Richmond, Virginia. In the front window is seen Luther's Coat of Arms described by him as follo... more

Old Libby Prison, Richmond, Va.

Old Libby Prison, Richmond, Va.

Manufacturer: Hugh C. Leighton Co., Manufacturers, Portland, ME...Date Postmarked: 1908..Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source ... more

St. Peter's Catholic Church [no title]

St. Peter's Catholic Church [no title]

Description: St. Peter's Catholic Church, Richmond, Virginia, Built 1834;..Manufacturer: Meriden Gravure Company, Meriden, Conn...Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Ack... more

Virginia Union University, Showing Pickford Hall, Coburn Hall, Huntley Hall, and Hartshorn Hall, Richmond, Va.

Virginia Union University, Showing Pickford Hall, Coburn Hall, Huntley...

Description: No published or copyright date listed on postcard...Manufacturer: Dextor Press, Pearl River, N.Y...Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of th... more

Main Street, Richmond, Va.

Main Street, Richmond, Va.

Description: No published or copyright date listed on postcard...Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as... more

T.W. Wood & Sons, Richmond, Va. [no title]

T.W. Wood & Sons, Richmond, Va. [no title]

Description: No published or copyright date listed on postcard...Date Postmarked: 1911..Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source i... more

Memorial Hospital, Richmond, Virginia

Memorial Hospital, Richmond, Virginia

Description: No published or copyright date listed on postcard...Manufacturer: Hugh C. Leighton Co., Manufacturers, Portland, ME...Date Postmarked: [hand stamped Mar 29 1910]..Rights: This item is in the public... more

Marshall House, Ninth and Marshall Sts. Richmond, Va.

Marshall House, Ninth and Marshall Sts. Richmond, Va.

Description: No published or copyright date listed on postcard...Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as... more

Grove Avenue, Looking East, Richmond, Va.

Grove Avenue, Looking East, Richmond, Va.

Description: No published or copyright date listed on postcard...Manufacturer: Louis Kaufmann & Sons, Baltimore, MD...Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement... more

Main Street Depot C. & O. and S. A. L. Railroads, Richmond, Va.

Main Street Depot C. & O. and S. A. L. Railroads, Richmond, Va.

Description: Situated at Main and Fifteenth Streets, this handsome railroad depot, which with the extensive viaduct system converging thereto was completed in 1900 at a cost of approximately two million dollars... more

Houdon's Washington Monument in the State Capitol at Richmond, Va.

Houdon's Washington Monument in the State Capitol at Richmond, Va.

Description: No published or copyright date listed on postcard...Date Postmarked: 1907..Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source i... more

Franklin Street, Richmond, Va.

Franklin Street, Richmond, Va.

Description: 1905..Manufacturer: Detroit Publishing Co...Date Postmarked: 1907..Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is reques... more

Lakeside Park, Richmond, Va.

Lakeside Park, Richmond, Va.

Description: No published or copyright date listed on postcard...Manufacturer: A.N.C., N.Y...Date Postmarked: 1908..Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth Univer... more

L&M, Chesterfield, and Lark cigarette factory [no title]

L&M, Chesterfield, and Lark cigarette factory [no title]

Description: [on front]: You will enjoy a visit to this modern cigarette factory and see how L&M, Chesterfield and Lark Cigarettes are made. [on back]: Richmond, VA. You are invited to take a hostess-conducted... more

Main Street looking East from 8th Street, Richmond, Va.

Main Street looking East from 8th Street, Richmond, Va.

Description: Historic Richmond, the modern Rome, built on 12 elevations instead of 7, overlooking the James River islands and bridges; state capital since 1779; largest city in the state; often called the 'Monu... more

Lee Circle (Monument Ave., Richmond, Va.

Lee Circle (Monument Ave., Richmond, Va.

Description: Containing the splendid equestrian statue of Gen'l Robt. E. Lee, is located on Monument Ave., in the heart of the handsome residential section of Richmond. The statue was designed by Mercier, and ... more

Broad Street, east from 6th Street, Richmond, Va.

Broad Street, east from 6th Street, Richmond, Va.

Manufacturer: Louis Kaufmann & Sons, Baltimore, MD...Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is... more

Franklin Street West, Richmond, Va

Franklin Street West, Richmond, Va

Manufacturer: A.N.C., N.Y...Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is requested...Reference UR... more

Virginia State Capitol, Richmond, Va.

Virginia State Capitol, Richmond, Va.

Description: No published or copyright date listed on postcard...Date Postmarked: 1911..Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source i... more

Old Stone House [untitled]

Old Stone House [untitled]

Description: No published or copyright date listed on postcard...Manufacturer: Tom Jones, Pub. Cin. O...Date Postmarked: 1907 [written in pen]..Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the ... more

Masonic Temple, Richmond, Va.

Masonic Temple, Richmond, Va.

Description: No published or copyright date listed on postcard...Manufacturer: Photo & Art Postal Card Co., New York..Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement... more

View on Franklin Street, Richmond, Va.

View on Franklin Street, Richmond, Va.

Description: Franklin Street in the fashionable West End of the City is lined on both sides with the palatial homes of Richmond's wealthiest citizens. Its smooth pavements and stately shade trees make a beauti... more

Monumental Church, Twelfth and Broad Sts., Richmond, Va.

Monumental Church, Twelfth and Broad Sts., Richmond, Va.

Description: Monumental Church (Twelfth and Broad Sts.) Richmond, Va., On the night of Dec. 26, 1811, and during the performance therein of a pantomime called 'The Bleeding Nun,' the Richmond Theatre was totall... more

unidentified house

unidentified house

Manufacturer: Daydark Specialty Company, St Louis..Date Postmarked: 1919..Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is requested...... more

St. Paul's Church (where Davis and Lee attended), Richmond, Va.

St. Paul's Church (where Davis and Lee attended), Richmond, Va.

Description: No published or copyright date listed on postcard...Manufacturer: Valentine & Sons..Date Postmarked: 1909..Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth Un... more

State Library, Richmond, Va.

State Library, Richmond, Va.

Manufacturer: Hugh C. Leighton Co., Manufacturers, Portland, ME...Date Postmarked: 1910..Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source ... more

Watts Hall, Union Theological Seminary, Richmond, Va.

Watts Hall, Union Theological Seminary, Richmond, Va.

Description: Union Theological Seminary. This is the oldest and largest Presbyterian Training School for Ministers in the South. It was founded at Hampden-Sidney in 1812, removed to Ginter Park, Richmond, Va.... more

State Capitol, Richmond, Va.

State Capitol, Richmond, Va.

Manufacturer: Souvenir Post Card Co., New York and Berlin..Date Postmarked: 1910..Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is requ... more

Thomas Jefferson High School, Richmond, Va

Thomas Jefferson High School, Richmond, Va

Manufacturer: Louis Kaufmann & Sons, Baltimore, MD...Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is... more

'Is Two over one Railroad Fare?' (Sixteenth and Dock), Richmond, Va.

'Is Two over one Railroad Fare?' (Sixteenth and Dock), Richmond, Va.

Description: This unique photograph presents to view the only point in the world where three trunk line trains cross each other at the same time, and over their separate tracks. At the top is shown a passenger ... more

Monroe Terrace Apartments (Corner Franklin and Laurel Streets) Richmond, Va.

Monroe Terrace Apartments (Corner Franklin and Laurel Streets) Richmon...

Description: The largest and handsomest apartment house in the South. Located in the center of the most desirable residence section in the city; overlooking beautiful Monroe Park, from which it takes its name,... more

Woodland Heights Baptist Church [no title]

Woodland Heights Baptist Church [no title]

Description: Woodland Heights Baptist Church, Springhill Avenue At Thirty-First Street, Richmond 25, Virginia..Manufacturer: Rowe Distributing Co., Norfolk, Va...Date Postmarked: 1965..Rights: This item is in t... more

Grace Avenue [sic], new residential section, Richmond, Va.

Grace Avenue [sic], new residential section, Richmond, Va.

Description: No published or copyright date listed on postcard...Manufacturer: Valentine & Sons..Date Postmarked: 1910..Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth Un... more

Leigh Street Baptist Church [no title]

Leigh Street Baptist Church [no title]

Description: In Commemoration of The Centennial of the Centennial of the Leigh Street Baptist Church 1854-1954, 25th and Leigh Streets, Richmond, Virginia..Manufacturer: Meriden Gravure Company, Meriden, Conn..... more

Liggett & Myers' Cigarette Factory

Liggett & Myers' Cigarette Factory

Description: [on front] VISIT Liggett & Myers' great modern cigarette factory! RICHMOND home of CHESTERFIELD and L&M FILTERS. [on back] You are invited to take a fascinating tour, conducted by attractive hoste... more

Corner of Broad and Ninth Street, Richmond, Va.

Corner of Broad and Ninth Street, Richmond, Va.

Manufacturer: Louis Kaufmann & Sons, Baltimore, MD...Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is... more

Italian Garden, Maymont Park, Richmond, Va.

Italian Garden, Maymont Park, Richmond, Va.

Description: Maymont Park and Museum is a bequest of Major and Mrs. James H. Dooley, to the City of Richmond. It was formerly their private home. The park extends over ninety-five acres, through hill and dale... more

State Library, Richmond, Va.

State Library, Richmond, Va.

Manufacturer: Valentine & Sons..Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is requested...Referenc... more

Pratt's Castle, Richmond, Va.

Pratt's Castle, Richmond, Va.

Description: No published or copyright date listed on postcard...Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as... more

Main Street Station, Richmond, Va.

Main Street Station, Richmond, Va.

Description: No published or copyright date listed on postcard...Manufacturer: Detroit Publishing Co...Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virgini... more

Grace Hospital, Richmond, Va.

Grace Hospital, Richmond, Va.

Description: This beautiful building is thoroughly equipped with all the latest appliances for the alleviation of the sick...Manufacturer: Louis Kaufmann & Sons, Baltimore, MD...Date Postmarked: Not postmarked.... more

Richmond from Hollywood, Va.

Richmond from Hollywood, Va.

Manufacturer: Tom Jones, Pub. Cin. O...Date Postmarked: 1907..Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is requested...Reference UR... more

General R.E. Lee Monument and V.M.I. Cadets, Richmond, Va.

General R.E. Lee Monument and V.M.I. Cadets, Richmond, Va.

Description: The Cadets of the Virginia Military Institute (the West Point of the South) are the pride of the whole state and are ready at the call of the Governor at all times...Date Postmarked: 1916..Rights: ... more

Main Street Depot (Main and Fifteenth Sts.), Richmond, Va.

Main Street Depot (Main and Fifteenth Sts.), Richmond, Va.

Description: This handsome railroad depot, with its imposing clock tower, was completed in 1900, and with the extensive viaduct system converging thereto, cost approximately two million dollars. It is used joi... more

Main St. Looking West from Eleventh St., Richmond, Va.

Main St. Looking West from Eleventh St., Richmond, Va.

Description: Main Street, as its name implies, is the principal business thoroughfare of the city. It is wide, well paved, and lined with handsome, substantial business structures. The most prominent buildin... more

Lakeside Park, Richmond, Va.

Lakeside Park, Richmond, Va.

Manufacturer: A. C. Bosselman & Co., New York..Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is reque... more

Forest Hill Park, Richmond, Va.

Forest Hill Park, Richmond, Va.

Manufacturer: A. C. Bosselman & Co., New York..Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is reque... more

Glimpse of Broad Street, Richmond, Va.

Glimpse of Broad Street, Richmond, Va.

Manufacturer: Louis Kaufmann & Sons, Baltimore, MD...Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is... more

First Church of Christ Scientist, Monument Ave. and Allison St., Richmond, Va.

First Church of Christ Scientist, Monument Ave. and Allison St., Richm...

Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is requested...Reference URL: dig.library.vcu.edu/u?/po... more

Cathedral of the Sacred Heart

Cathedral of the Sacred Heart

Manufacturer: Hugh C. Leighton Co., Manufacturers, Portland, ME...Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries a... more

Glimpse of Broad Street, Richmond, Va.

Glimpse of Broad Street, Richmond, Va.

Manufacturer: Louis Kaufmann & Sons, Baltimore, MD...Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is... more

White House of the Confederate States of America, The

White House of the Confederate States of America, The

Description: No published or copyright date listed on postcard...Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as... more

Washington Headquarters, Richmond, Va.

Washington Headquarters, Richmond, Va.

Description: No published or copyright date listed on postcard...Manufacturer: Taylor, Platt, and Co., New York..Date Postmarked: 1909..Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia... more

View of James River showing Belt Line Bridge, Richmond, Va.

View of James River showing Belt Line Bridge, Richmond, Va.

Manufacturer: Richmond News Company..Date Postmarked: 1908..Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is requested...Reference URL:... more

Union Theological Seminary, Richmond, Va.

Union Theological Seminary, Richmond, Va.

Description: Union Theological Seminary. In Ginter Park, facing Chamberlayne Avenue and Brook Road, this is the principal theological school of the Southern Presbyterian Church...Date Postmarked: 1914..Rights: ... more

Jefferson Hotel, Richmond, Va.

Jefferson Hotel, Richmond, Va.

Description: 1904..Manufacturer: J. Murray Jordan..Date Postmarked: 1905..Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is requested...... more

Heart of Richmond, Va.

Heart of Richmond, Va.

Description: No published or copyright date listed on postcard...Manufacturer: Southern Bargain House, Richmond, Va...Date Postmarked: 1916..Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Vir... more

Springfield School, 26th and Leigh Streets, Richmond, Va.

Springfield School, 26th and Leigh Streets, Richmond, Va.

Description: Springfield School, 20th and Leigh Street, Richmond, Va. is one of the most modern and complete Elementary Schools in the South. It is a fire-proof building, constructed in 1913 of Virginia granit... more

Lee Monument, Richmond, Va.

Lee Monument, Richmond, Va.

Description: No published or copyright date listed on postcard...Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as... more

Theatrical District, Broad Street, Richmond, Va.

Theatrical District, Broad Street, Richmond, Va.

Description: No published or copyright date listed on postcard...Manufacturer: Louis Kaufmann & Sons, Baltimore, MD...Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement... more

Gambles Hill Park, South 3d, St., Richmond, Va

Gambles Hill Park, South 3d, St., Richmond, Va

Description: Situated at the southern extremity of 3rd and 4th street, Gamble's Hill Park, though limited in area, commands a magnificent panoramic view of the falls of the James River and the surrounding count... more

Medical College of Virginia (Marshall and College Sts.) Richmond, Va.

Medical College of Virginia (Marshall and College Sts.) Richmond, Va.

Description: Situated on Marshall and College Streets, on an eminence overlooking Shockoe Creek. It was established in 1838. The main building is a rare example of the ancient Egyptian order of architecture a... more

Monroe Park, Richmond, Va.

Monroe Park, Richmond, Va.

Description: During the war this site was used a recruiting and drill-ground, and afterwards as the State Fair grounds. Is now situated in the heart of the fashionable residence section of the City. Its shady... more

Grace Street near College, new residential part of Richmond, Va.

Grace Street near College, new residential part of Richmond, Va.

Manufacturer: Hugh C. Leighton Co., Manufacturers, Portland, ME...Date Postmarked: 1908..Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source ... more

Hotel William Byrd, Hotel Richmond, Holt John Marshall, Richmond Hotels, Inc. Recognized Hotels, Richmond, Virginia

Hotel William Byrd, Hotel Richmond, Holt John Marshall, Richmond Hotel...

Description: Distinguished Hotels in Richmond, Virginia, the John Marshall -- Franklin Street at Fifth. Catering to a discriminating clientele which appreciates its unusual appointments, its splendor, its cuis... more

Monroe Park, Richmond, Va.

Monroe Park, Richmond, Va.

Description: During the war this site was used as a recruiting and drill ground, and afterwards as the State Fair Grounds. Is now situated in the fashionable residence section of the City. Its shady w... more

Jefferson Davis Memorial, Richmond, Va.

Jefferson Davis Memorial, Richmond, Va.

Description: [on front] Unveiled June 3rd 1907. Designed by Edward V. Valentine and William C. Noland...Manufacturer: Detroit Publishing Co...Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public... more

Washington's Headquarters, Richmond, Va.

Washington's Headquarters, Richmond, Va.

Description: No published or copyright date listed on postcard...Manufacturer: Souvenir Post Card Co., New York and Berlin..Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowled... more

Railway & Power Building, Richmond, Va.

Railway & Power Building, Richmond, Va.

Manufacturer: Louis Kaufmann & Sons, Baltimore, MD...Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is... more

Trigg Shipyard, Richmond, Va.

Trigg Shipyard, Richmond, Va.

Manufacturer: Tom Jones, Pub. Cin. O...Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is requested...R... more

Regimental Armory, (7th and Marshall Streets,) Richmond, Va.

Regimental Armory, (7th and Marshall Streets,) Richmond, Va.

Description: This building, erected in 1881, contained the Officers quarters, Company rooms, and drill half of the 1st Reg. Va. Vols., an organization which has rendered splendid services to the State on variou... more

Washington Monument in Capitol Square, Richmond, Va.

Washington Monument in Capitol Square, Richmond, Va.

Description: No published or copyright date listed on postcard...Manufacturer: Tuck & Sons'..Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwe... more

Valentine Museum, View of the Main Hall from the Vestibule, Richmond, Va.

Valentine Museum, View of the Main Hall from the Vestibule, Richmond, ...

Description: No published or copyright date listed on postcard...Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as... more

Terminal Building, Richard E. Byrd Airport, Richmond, Virginia

Terminal Building, Richard E. Byrd Airport, Richmond, Virginia

Description: Completed in 1950, is a million dollar base for air lines providing service from Richmond to all points in North America. Marcellus Wright & Son of Richmond, Architects...Manufacturer: Capitol New... more

Jefferson Hotel, Richmond, Va.

Jefferson Hotel, Richmond, Va.

Description: No published or copyright date listed on postcard...Manufacturer: Tom Jones, Pub. Cin. O...Date Postmarked: 1907..Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwe... more

Heart of Richmond, Va.

Heart of Richmond, Va.

Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as a source is requested...Reference URL: dig.library.vcu.edu/u?/po... more

Skyline of Richmond, Virginia [no title]

Skyline of Richmond, Virginia [no title]

Description: Skyline of Richmond, Virginia showing the Robert E. Lee Bridge, which crosses the James River...Manufacturer: Colourpicture Publishers, Inc. Boston..Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This i... more

Broad Street, Richmond, Va.

Broad Street, Richmond, Va.

Description: No published or copyright date listed on postcard...Manufacturer: Tuck & Sons'..Date Postmarked: 1905..Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth Univer... more

Soldiers' Monument (Oakwood Cemetery,) Richmond, Va.

Soldiers' Monument (Oakwood Cemetery,) Richmond, Va.

Description: Soldier's Monument, (Oakwood Cemetery), Richmond, Va. Around this granite shaft lie buried 16,000 Confederate Soldiers, who fell at Malvern Hill, and other battle fields adjacent to Richmond. The v... more

Sixth Street Market, Richmond, VA

Sixth Street Market, Richmond, VA

Description: No published or copyright date listed on postcard...Manufacturer: Detroit Publishing Co...Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virgini... more

Wilton, Richmond, Va.

Wilton, Richmond, Va.

Description: Wilton, Richmond, Virginia, built 1753 by William Randolph III, Headquarters of Colonial Dames of America in the State of Virginia...Manufacturer: Meriden Gravure Company, Meriden, Conn...Date Post... more

Jefferson Hotel, Richmond, Va.

Jefferson Hotel, Richmond, Va.

Description: Jefferson Hotel, Franklin St., Richmond, Va. This magnificent Hotel was first opened to public patronage in 1895; it was erected by the late Maj. Lewis Ginter, at a cost of nearly two million dolla... more

Hotel King Carter Richmond, Virginia

Hotel King Carter Richmond, Virginia

Description: Hotel King Carter, Broad St. at Eighth. The Heart of Richmond. 'Center of Historic District'..Manufacturer: 'Colourpicture' Publication, Boston, Mass..Date Postmarked: 1950..Rights: This item is in... more

Medical College of Virginia (Marshall and College Sts.,) Richmond, Va.

Medical College of Virginia (Marshall and College Sts.,) Richmond, Va.

Description: This institution was established in 1838 and is situated on an eminence overlooking the valley of Shockoe Creek. The main building is a rare example of the ancient Egyptian order of architecture, ... more

Confederate Soldiers' Home [no title]

Confederate Soldiers' Home [no title]

Description: Old Soldiers at Rest and at Play, Confederate Soldiers Home, Richmond, Virginia [drawing] By Emily Glentworth Hall..Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Ackn... more

Putney Plant, Union Station, Bespeaks Richmond's Progress

Putney Plant, Union Station, Bespeaks Richmond's Progress

Description: [on front] Putney Plant, Union Station, Bespeaks Richmond's Progress. If you are in haste and cannot spend in Historic Richmond - one full day - to see Richmond's greatness and a Live Market - Clo... more

Valentine Museum, Hall and Gallery, Richmond, Va.

Valentine Museum, Hall and Gallery, Richmond, Va.

Description: No published or copyright date listed on postcard...Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the Virginia Commonwealth University Libraries as... more

Stephen Putney Shoe Co., Richmond, Va.

Stephen Putney Shoe Co., Richmond, Va.

Description: [on front] The most ECONOMICALLY ARRANGED shoe plant in the country. Every facility for the saving of time, labor and expense employed. Built of concrete - insurance unnecessary. Entire business... more

View of Same District-Present Time, The Heart of Richmond, Va

View of Same District-Present Time, The Heart of Richmond, Va

Description: At the close of the Civil War the business section of Richmond, embracing almost the entire portion of the city shown in this view, was in ashes and its inhabitants, then numbering less than 50,000... more

Pickford Hall, Virginia Union University, Richmond, Va.

Pickford Hall, Virginia Union University, Richmond, Va.

Description: Made for Virginia Union University, Va...Manufacturer: Hugh C. Leighton Co., Manufacturers, Portland, ME...Date Postmarked: 1910..Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of the V... more

Jefferson Davis Monument, at Richmond, Va.

Jefferson Davis Monument, at Richmond, Va.

Description: No published or copyright date listed on postcard...Manufacturer: A. C. Bosselman & Co., New York..Date Postmarked: Not postmarked...Rights: This item is in the public domain. Acknowledgement of th... more