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  • Collection: Postcards from Appalachia (Ms2015-032)

West End Craigen Tunnel, St. Paul, VA.
R.P.O. postmark (railway post office) indicates that this was mailed at a mobile post office. The route and train number are indicated.

Postmarked "Lynch & Norton R.P.O. TR..6, Feb 24 1910"

Addressed to Mrs. S. B. Schomaker, Blue Grass,…

Drapers Mt Pulaski VA.jpg
Caption on reverse:
To the South and West lies Draper's Valley, named for John Draper, who settled here in 1765. He moved hence from Draper's Meadows (Blacksburg) where his wife was captured by the Indians in the…

James A Hagy Wagon co Abingdon.jpg
Postmarked July 1910
Message on back:
"Dear Boy,
You must be good & mind what is told you. How are you getting along any way, are you getting home sick. Write us a card
You Papa W.[?]"

Tazewell VA in snow.jpg
Postcard. Made in Germany.
Postmark illegible.

St Paul Natl Bank Saint Paul VA.jpg
Postmarked August 26 4PM 1914
Message on reverse:
"Mother dear, it was so muddy today we could not come home but if Friday is a better one we will walk [word obscured] if not please send for me Sat. evening - Love Olive

Roanoke College Salem Va.jpg
Bell Chrome Postcard
Postmarked: Roanoke, 1936

Radford State Normal school admin bldg.jpg
Postcard made by The Albertype Co., Brooklyn, N.Y.

South quadrangle Hollins.jpg
Caption on reverse: "Hollins College, situated seven miles from the city of Roanoke. Oldest college for women in Virginia, founded by Charles Lewis Cocke. Began with Valley Union Seminary of 1842. An accredited liberal arts college with an endowment…

Millboro tunnel Millboro VA.jpg
B & W. Postcard.
Eagle Quality. The Eagle Post Card View Co., N.Y.

Mill Mountain.jpg
Postmarked July 28, 1907

Printed in Germany.

Hotel Patrick Henry.jpg
Caption on reverse:
Hotel Patrick Henry
Roanoke, Virginia
400 Rooms with Bath, Ceiling Fan, Circulating Ice Water.
Garage direct entrance to Lobby.
Fay M. Thomas, Manager.

Postcard is a Lumitone Photo Print,
This company published highly…

Excelsior Pocahontas Coal Co Mines 1 and 2.jpg
Double postcard.
Mine in Excelsior, McDowell County, West Virginia on the Norfolk & Western Railway.
Photo credit on right side: Haines Photo Co., Conneaut, Ohio.

Note: The Haines Photo Company was a Conneaut, Ohio-based American photography…

Early mining damage 1908 front.jpg
Postmarked Coeburn, VA, MAR 20 1908
Rec Castlewood, VA MAR 20 1908

Dealer's notation "Early Mining damage" handwritten on back.
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