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Chapter one of a fictional crime drama about marijuana being discovered on a college campus.

Poster with pictures of Norris Hall and a black VT ribbon, a poem, and the names of the 32 victims.

Watercolor painting of what seems to be a plant or tree.

Poster that says "VT We Mourn With You" and includes messages and signatures from unknown institution.

Poster with orange VT and photographs of chidren with their first names and messages.

PDf of a scrapbook featuring female Corps of Cadets members. The original item is part of the Corps of Cadets museum.

Poem titled "To Sophia" by her sister, Jinnie.

This is the cover to Karen Sexton's 2nd Grade Class Book of Condolences from Lindley Elementary School. It has a drawing of the Earth with people…

This newspaper article discusses the closing of Piedmont Sanatorium and the opposition it created. Some organizations did not want the institution to…

Anonymous sympathy card with 3D stickers on front and inside. Front of card says, “Sometimes one pivotal moment or event will bring a community…

Sympathy card contains a drawing of the HokieBird as a phoenix rising out of ashes over the date "4.16.07" next to what is presumably the artist's…

Card, possibly orginally from floral bouquet, that says "All love, sympathy and support. To all of us who have been effected [sic] by the tragedy /…

A sympathy card from an anonymous writer with the following quotes: “As I searched for meaning in what happened, I finally found it. I found it in…

Sympathy card with message from a member of the [Virginia Tech?] class of 1983 with ribbons and drawings.

Handwritten on the front of the card is, "I pray that the Lord Jesus chist [sic] will bless you and be kind to you[.] May God [bless?] you with his…

Star-shaped sympathy card that says "We Are thinking of You!"

Handwritten song with notation, "Prayer for Today" (oboe solo)

This song was written by Cadet Charles Steinwedel after the Gobbles upset Georgetown in football in 1942.

This song was written by Cadet Charles Steinwedel after the Gobbles upset Georgetown in football in 1942.

Cover of the sheet music for "Tech Triumph," the university fight song, by Mattie W. Epes and W. P. Maddux.

Song written and performed by Tim Williamson in response to the April 16, 2007 shootings at Virginia Tech.

Song written and performed by Eric Friedberg in response to the April 16, 2007 shootings at Virginia Tech.

Letter, Sherwood Anderson to Llewellyn Jonesm, undated [likely 1922 or 1923]

Letter, Sherwood Anderson to Llewellyn Jones, undated [likely 1917]

Red, handwritten sympathy card with an anonymous group posing in VT colors and handwritten comments on the inside. The front page includes the…

Recipe for making beer.

Prayer starting "May there be peace on Earth". The items says this is an "Ancient Indian prayer translated from Sanskrit" with a note for Virginia…

This is a blank black and white postcard of the Infirmary Building at Piedmont Sanatorium.

This is a blank, colored postcard of the Carter Building at Piedmont Sanatorium.

This is a blank, black and white postcard of an unknown building at Piedmont Sanatorium. It was possibly the Pavillion.

This is a blank, black and white postcard of the Piedmont Chapel at Piedmont Sanatorium.

This is a blank, black and white postcard of the Administration Building at Piedmont Sanatorium.

Poem written by Timothy Williamson in response to the April 16, 2007 shootings at Virginia Tech.

A typewritten poem starting with the line "On just an ordinary day, a weapon drawn and lives forever changed."

Photocopy of a poem that says, "I know you're sad and are afraid / because I see your tears. / I'll not be far, I promise that; / and I hope you'll…
150th_077. TheRock.jpg

This photo depicts the World War I memorial, also known as "The Rock", that is on campus. This memorial was first unveiled in July 1919 just before…

This photograph shows researchers performing a scientific experiment at the Virginia Tech India campus in Chennai, India.

This photo depicts the seal of Virginia Polytechnic Institute after the University's name was changed in 1944.

This photo depicts the hangar at the VPI Airpot which was opened in 1931.

This undated photo is of Todd Scully, a former VT coach, who was the first Hokie to compete in the Olympics in 1976.

Photograph of Thomas O. Sandy, the first farm demonstration agent in Virginia.

This photo depicts Thomas Hall shortly after it was built. Thomas hall was a dormitory that was named after Medal of Honor recipient, Herbert Thomas.

This undated photo depicts Theatre 101, the first new building to receive LEED certification at the university, when it was completed in 2009.

This undated photo shows a student using the Cube in the Moss Arts Center.

System X (pronounced ten) is the university's first supercomputer, which was declared the fastest at any university and third fastest in the world in…

Signed photograph of Tico St. John sent along with a letter of condolence.
150th_035. ScienceHall and Barracks4.jpg

This photo depicts Science Hall and Barracks No. 4. Science Hall's construction was finished in 1901, and Barracks No. 4 was completed in 1902.
150th_065. Owens Sears Meade Freeman Mays v2.jpg

This composite photo depicts Charles Owens, John Sears, Floyd Meade, Alonzo Freeman, and Preston Mays. These men were some of the first African…
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