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Pre-restoration view of James City County Training School located near corner of Botetourt and Nicholson Street in Williamsburg, Virginia, June 10, 1930.

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View of the Williamsburg Railroad Station, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1928, in its former location in Block 20 behind what is today the grounds of the reconstructed Governor's Palace. The Virginia Electric and Power Company (VEPCO) building and…

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Pre-restoration view of southwest elevation of Collins Cleaning & Dyeing Co., Williamsburg, Virginia, February 9, 1932. This building was originally located in the area bordered by Lafayette St., N. England St. and Scotland St. near the Governor's…

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View of south elevation of Casey's Store, located on Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, Virginia, May 6, 1931, prior to its demolition.

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View of the front elevation of the B.D. Peachy House located on Courthouse Green in Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1928. The house was later relocated in the 1930s as part of the restoration of Courthouse Green to its eighteenth-century appearance.

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Pre-restoration view of the Imperial Theatre on Duke of Gloucester St, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1931. Movie posters advertise "Lasca", "Susan Lenox", "Possessed," and "Personal Maid." Next door stands "The Royal Cafe". Both buildings were…

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View of the west elevation of the Pocahontas Tea Room, located on Boundary Street, Williamsburg, Virginia, March 13, 1931. This building was later demolished.

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Pre-restoration view of the west end of Courthouse Green from the south, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1931. The residences visible in the background are, left to right, the Roscow Cole House and B.D. Peachy House.

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General view of the east end of Courthouse Green from the south in Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1931. To the right is the Colonial Hotel, on the site of present-day Chownings Tavern. The Colonial Hotel became a Williamsburg Inn annex and was later…

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View of the Braithwaite service station, site of the current Mary Stith Tin Shop, located off of Duke of Gloucester Street between Botetourt and Colonial Streets, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1928.

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View of the north elevation of the Guest House at the Saunders-Dinwiddie House, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1928. This structure was demolished during the restoration of Colonial Williamsburg's Historic Area and was part of the property later known…

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Pre-restoration view of Duke of Gloucester Street looking east from the Wren Building at the College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1928.

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View of the north elevation of the Cole shop, later named the Maupin Shop, after it was restored and when it was located on Duke of Gloucester Street in Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1931. The attached building to the left is the W. D. Clarke…

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Pre-restoration view of the south elevation of the Courthouse of 1770 located on Duke of Gloucester Street in Williamsburg, Virginia, March 1931. At this point in time, columns and chimneys are still in place on the Courthouse, above ground power…

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Pre-restoration view of the east elevation of the Henley House, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1928. This structure was demolished during the restoration.

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View of the southeast elevation of the Peachy property, formerly the known as the Blacknell House, being torn down, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1930s. This property once faced the Courthouse Green.

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Progress photo of Casey's Store under construction, Williamsburg, Virginia, February 16, 1931. Once located on the corner of North Henry and Duke of Gloucester Street, the site is presently occupied by the College of William and Mary Bookstore.

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North elevation of the Williamsburg Drug Company, Williamsburg, Virginia, March 18, 1931. Originally located in the block of Duke of Gloucester Street facing the Courthouse, the structure was demolished during the process of restoring the Market…

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South elevation off Mullen's Store, Williamsburg, Virginia, May 6, 1931. Originally located on Duke of Gloucester Street, this building was destroyed as part of the process of restoring the block to its eighteenth-century appearance.

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Laborers installing underground wiring along Duke of Gloucester Street in the Merchants Square area, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1932.
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