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Pre-restoration view of Block 22 on Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1928. Buildings pictured include Griffin Building, Army Store, Peninsula Hardware, Ferguson Print Shop, John Blair House, and Mullen's Store.

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Pre-restoration view looking southeast on Duke of Gloucester Street in Williamsburg, Virginia, towards Pender's Grocery Store and Wetherburn’s Tavern, circa 1928.

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Pre-restoration view of Block 13 looking northwest from the corner of Francis and South England streets. In the center is the Williamsburg Motor Company and to the left is the ruin of the Lewis House chimney, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1928.

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Pre-restoration view looking down Duke of Gloucester Street towards the College of William and Mary, at the intersection with Nassau St., Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1928. Shops on the right include New York Tailor and an Army Store.

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Pre-restoration view of the Prentis Store when it served as the Myers tire store, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1928.

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Tip Toes Motel on Queen's Creek Rd., Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1950's

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Lawson's Tourist Home, Rt. 60, Williamsburg. Advertised as 'just west of city' on US Route 60, with 10 rooms and 5 baths.

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African American Barber Shop in the Williamsburg, Virginia area. In chairs, left to right: Garfield Stokes, Booker T. Orange, George Tabb, Jr., Clarence Parker.

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Owens Tire Co., a service station that used to stand on Duke of Gloucester Street near the area known today as Merchants Square.

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Unidentified woman posing with Albert McCain, manager of the Franklin House Dormitory, possibly taken for an advertisement, circa 1950s. The dormitory served as segregated employee housing for African Americans employed by Colonial Williamsburg.…

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Postcard depicting waitresses posing in front of the Capitol Restaurant on Merchants Square, Williamsburg, Va., ca. late 1940s, published by National Press Company, Chicago.

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Advertisement for West End Valet Dry Cleaning Shop, Williamsburg, Va., from Souvenir Program for Dedication Services and 180th Anniversary of First Baptist Church, Williamsburg, Va. (October 1956), p. 34. Reproduced with the permission of First…

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Advertisement for Durant's Photography from Souvenir Program for Dedication Services and 180th Anniversary of First Baptist Church, Williamsburg, Va. (October 1956), p. 29. Reproduced with the permission of First Baptist Church, Williamsburg, Va.

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A beautician demonstrating finger waving at Bertie’s Beauty Salon and School, Lightfoot, Va., circa 1950s.

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West End Valet Dry Cleaning Shop, Prince George St., Williamsburg, Va., ca. 1950s. Owner Charlie Gary and [Inelle Hawkins or Inelle Slade Halcomb] in foreground, James Cumber in background.

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Clarence Webb inside his grocery, Prince George Street, Williamsburg, Va., circa late 1940s-1950s.

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Ernest Wallace Hillside Café, also known as Wallace and Cook's Beer Garden, located on Raleigh Lane [no longer extant] between Franklin and Nicholson Streets, Williamsburg, Va., September 1953. From left to right: Mr. Goodman, Charles Wallace, Elsie…

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The Beautician Association, Williamsburg, Va., circa late 1940s-1950s. Center, seated: Bertie Herndon. Photo taken at Bertie's Beauty Salon and School, owned by Ms. Herndon.