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Lassie rides in a carriage during her May 1966 tour to Williamsburg. She and her CBS film crew came to film the outdoor scenes of the third episode of "Lassie the Voyager." In this episode, she is put on trial for being a stray dog and is defended…

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Prime Minister of Northern Ireland, Basil Brooke, and his wife, Lady Brooke, toured Colonial Williamsburg on April 23, 1950. Here they can be seen on their tour of the Capitol . Behind them can be seen the Peale portrait of George Washington.

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Deborah Bryant (or Miss America 1966) toured Williamsburg on April 7th, 1966. During her visit, she met with the twenty local contestants for the Miss Williamsburg pageant. Her tour of the historic area began with a photo op at the Governors Palace…

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Patricia Lowson, Lady Mayoress of London, accompanied her husband Denys Lowson on his September 1951 tour of Colonial Williamsburg. Patricia was known for her energy and her interests that ranged from interior decorating to model trains. With her…

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Sir Winston Churchill's first visit to Colonial Williamsburg occurred after World War II and he was accompanied on his 1946 tour by General Dwight D. Eisenhower. After touring the College of William and Mary's historic Wren building, the group…

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African-American children sit on the front porch of a house once located in Block 38, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1928.

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View of houses along Prince George Street, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1928. Residence pictured are, right to left: St. Luke's House, also known as Rose of Sharon House; Dolly Jones House; Willie Jones House; and Bonner House. An African American…

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Pre-restoration view of the Powder Magazine undergoing repairs, circa 1928. The side elevation of the Baptist church that once stood on Market Square is visible behind it.

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John Cary House when located on Block 34, Williamsburg, Virginia, prior to its demolition, circa 1928.

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View of the Dolly Jones House and St. Luke House on Prince George Street prior to their demolition, Williamsburg, Virginia, ca.1928.

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African American houses once located on Block 38, Buildings 20, 21 and 25, Williamsburg, Virginia, prior to their demolition, circa 1928.

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View from corner of Duke of Gloucester, Richmond, and Jamestown roads towards Brafferton Hall at the College of William and Mary, circa 1928. Sign on the shop on the far left of the photo reads "College Shop Luncheonette Student Supplies."

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View looking down Palace Green towards Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1928. Building pictured on the right are, left to right: George Wythe House, Presbyterian Church (no longer standing), and Calhoun House (no longer…

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View looking down Palace Green towards Duke of Gloucester Street, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1928. Building pictured on the right are, left to right: George Wythe House, Presbyterian Church (no longer standing), and Calhoun House (no longer standing).…

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Pre-restoration view looking west on Duke of Gloucester Street, between Francis and Boundary Streets: (l-r) the Imperial Theater, bowling alley, Candy Kitchen, Norfolk Restaurant, pool room, barber shop, and College Shop, circa 1928. The Wren…

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Pre-restoration view of the intersection of Boundary Street and Richmond Road with the President's House at the College of William and Mary in the background, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1928.

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Pre-restoration view looking west on Duke of Gloucester Street towards Wetherburn's Tavern, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1928. Other buildings pictured include the John Coke Office, Macon House, and Charlton House.

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Pre-restoration view of the Nelson-Galt Office, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1928.

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Mahone store and outbuildings prior to their demolition when located on Block 9, Buildings 12, 16, and 32, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1928.

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Pre-restoration view of Duke of Gloucester Street looking east on Block 22 near Henry Street, Williamsburg, Virginia circa 1928. Identifiable stores in the foreground include (left side) College Pharmacy, R.T. Casey & Sons General Merchandise and…