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Title Campbell Avenue Looking East From 1st Street S. W., circa 1907
Description A black and white photograph taken circa 1907 of Campbell Avenue looking east from 1st Street (Henry Street at that time). There is a policeman standing in the street in the left foreground, looking toward the photographer. Two sets of streetcars tracks run the length of Campbell Avenue. There are several horse-drawn wagons and horses visible in the street.
In the right foreground, the business sign of Davis Steam Dye Works, located at 102 Campbell Avenue, is visible. On the same side of the street, across the intersection with 1st Street, is the Watt, Rettew & Clay building. A sign for Smith & King law offices is painted on the fifth-story window of the building. See similar Object ID 1990.69.177.
Photographer Stone Printing and Manufacturing Company
Place Roanoke, Virginia
Date circa 1907
Year Range from 1900
Year Range to 1910
Copyright All rights belong to the History Museum of Western Virginia without restriction.
Subjects Streets
Street Scenes
Businesses, local
Street railroad tracks
Utility poles
Wire
People
Police
Sidewalks
Signs
Awnings
Search Terms Roanoke, Virginia
Campbell Avenue
1st Street, SE
Henry Street
Davis Steam Dye Works
Baker, William F.
Collection History Museum Photograph Collection
Imagefile 010\199069176.JPG
Object Name Print, Photographic
Catalog Number 1990.69.176