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Title New Grammar School
Dates of Creation 1913
Scope & Content A color postcard of the "New Grammar School" in Roanoke, Virginia. This building is actually the Lee Junior High School on Franklin Road. The school was torn down to make room for the Poff Federal Building.
The following narrative is taken from the book "History of Roanoke County," by George S. Jack and Edward B. Jacobs, page 106:
"The Central Grammar School which is now under construction and will be open for the 1912 term is located on a tract of land comprising something more than an acre of ground fronting on Commerce Street at its junction with Franklin Road This is an intermediate school between the primary and the High School and will contain twenty nine class rooms above the basement with a seating capacity of forty to forty five each."
Year Range from 1913
Year Range to 1913
Subjects Schools
Building
Stone buildings
Stonework
Covered entrance
Roofs
Windows
Chimneys
Search Terms Roanoke, Virginia
Salem, Virginia
Salem Post Card Company
Collection History Museum of Western Virginia
Imagefile 018\20072627.JPG
Number of images 2
Object Name Postcard
Catalog Number 2007.26.27
Extent of Description 1-postcard, 3 1/2" x 5 1/2"