|Title||Hill Crest Hall at Viscose Silk Mill|
|Dates of Creation||1917 - 1937|
|Scope & Content||
Hill Crest Hall at the Viscose Silk Mill in Roanoke, Virginia. Hill Crest Hall was the residence for the Viscose plant's single female employees and was located on Ninth Street SE.
The American Viscose Plant (1917-1958) was built in the Garden City area of Roanoke city, to the north on the bottomlands of the Roanoke River. The plant was the largest rayon mill in the world and was one of the largest industries in the city, second only to the Norfolk & Western Railway. The plant employed 4,000 people at its peak and led to Garden City’s first wave of residential growth.
|Year Range from||1917|
|Year Range to||1937|
Hill Crest Hall
Bell, J. P. Co.
|Collection||History Museum of Western Virginia|
|Number of images||1|
|Extent of Description||1-postcard, 3 1/2" x 5 1/2"|