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Title First National Bank, circa 1910
Description A black and white photograph of the First National Bank, taken circa 1910, at 101 South Jefferson Street (at the southwest corner of intersection of Jefferson Street and Salem Avenue) in Roanoke, Virginia.
It was erected after the plans of Norfolk architect John Kevan Peebles. Following its completion in 1910, the granite and buff-colored-brick, seven-story building was called in a contemporary newspaper account a "Temple of Finance" in the "French Renaissance" style .This building was also known as the People's Federal Building and the Liberty Trust Company.
A detailed description can be found on the website for Virginia Department of History Resources, www.dhr.virginia.gov/.
Place Roanoke, Virginia
Year Range from 1900
Year Range to 1915
Copyright All rights belong to the History Museum of Western Virginia without restriction.
Subjects Buggies
Automobiles
Fire hydrants
Buildings
Awnings
Hats
Horses
Men
Utility poles
Wires, Utility
Lamps
Lighting
Signs
Search Terms Jefferson Street
Salem Avenue
Liberty Trust Building
First National Bank Building
First National Bank
Notes 1 duplicate in "Duplicates and Variants" file.
Collection History Museum Photograph Collection
Imagefile 011\199069410.JPG
Object Name Print, Photographic
Catalog Number 1990.69.410