Historic Richmond

I’m always researching the history of my hometown Richmond, VA. Here are a few striking B&W photographs I stumbled upon.

Woodlawn Farms, 1954

Kids playing ball, 1958

Street sanitation, 1955

Nash car dealership, 1954 | Peep the gas mileage!

Jim Haley’s Occidental Restaurant, 1960

Mosque elevator operator, 1958

Tennis player surrounded by spectators, 1956

’56 Mercury parked on Monument Ave., 1956

Swift Ice Cream Co., 1955

Airport, Aero-Way Transient Aircraft Service hangar, 1955

Atlantic Ref. Co., rear station, service station plaza, 1959

Soldiers leaving for camp, 1958

Thalhimers phonograph, 1957

Patrons sitting in a diner at 802 Hull Street, 1955

G.E. Supply TV trailer, 1954

Photos Courtesy of Library of Virginia. Thank you & you’re welcome.

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