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Wallace shops located on Boundary Street, Williamsburg, Virginia, April 16, 1931., prior to their demolition. A "Corner Billiards" sign and a bus schedule are posted on one of the buildings.

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Pre-restoration view along Francis Street of the Ewing House, Henry K. Graves House, and Mount Ararat Baptist Church, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1928.

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View of the Virginia Electric & Power Co. (VEPCO) Building, formerly located in Block 20 on the site of what is now the Governor's Palace gardens, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa late 1920s.

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Williamsburg Post Office when located in the former Williamsburg Methodist Church building on Market Square, circa 1928.

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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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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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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 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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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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Pre-restoration view of Bruton Parish House in Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1934. Photographer Frank Nivison used a room within the house as his darkroom and studio while working as a contract photographer for the Williamsburg Holding Corp. in the…

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View of the south elevation of the Martha Washington Coffee Shop on Duke of Gloucester Street in Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1931. Exterior signs identify the building as "Martha Washington Coffee Shop," and "Home of Good Eats. Best Cup of…

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View of the northeast elevation of the Peninsula Bank, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa March 1931. The bank was located at the corner of King Street and the Duke of Gloucester Street and was torn down during the restoration.

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Pre-restoration view of the north elevation of Market Square Tavern, formerly known as the Raleigh Hotel), Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1930. The adjacent building housing the Dana Real Estate Office was demolished as restoration work progressed.

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Pre-restoration view of the south elevation of the Nicholson School once located on Nicholson Street in Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1928.

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Pre-restoration view of the corner of Francis Street and South England Street looking southeast from Market Square, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa. 1928. The Moss House, now demolished, is visible in the foreground.

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View of south façade of the Williamsburg High School when located on the site of the Governor's Palace, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1928.

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Pre-restoration view of the Raleigh Tavern site when occupied by the L.W. Lane Store, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1928.
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