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View of Person's Servicenter, an Esso gas and service station once located at the corner of Boundary and Francis Streets in Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1940.

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Rear elevation of the Wren Building at the College of William and Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, undergoing restoration, circa 1930.

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Pre-restoration view looking east on Duke of Gloucester Street from College Corner, Williamsburg, Virginia, December 1, 1931. The south block of Merchants Square, a shopping district created for businesses being displaced by Williamsburg's…

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Pre-restoration view of a portion of Duke of Gloucester Street in Williamsburg, Virginia, prior to the removal of the grass median and telephone poles, Dec. 11, 1928.

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View of the east elevation of the Goodwin Building on Henry Street in Williamsburg, Virginia, soon after its dedication on January 21, 1941. The building served as the headquarters for The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation from 1941 until June 2018,…

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View looking towards the Williamsburg Train Station at its old location near the intersection of today's England and Lafayette streets in Williamsburg, Virginia, May 1930

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An aerial view of the parking lot in Merchants Square during construction of the new business district in Williamsburg, Virginia, November 1931.

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Restoration progress photo of the Grissell Hay Lodging House Kitchen, formerly known as the Van Garrett Kitchen and the Archibald Blair Kitchen, located on North England Street, Williamsburg, Virginia, . March 3, 1931.

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

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A restaurant at the corner of Duke of Gloucester Street and Boundary Street in Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1930. The building housed a soda fountain and luncheonette. Several signs mark the busy intersection, including one for the Pocahontas Tea…

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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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View of visitors seated on rocking chairs outside the Williamsburg Lodge soon after its completion, circa 1938.

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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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Progress photo of the south elevation of the Tucker-Coleman House, now known as the St. George Tucker House, Nicholson Street, Williamsburg, Virginia, March, 1931.

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Pre-restoration view of the south elevation of the St. George Tucker House, formerly the Tucker-Coleman House, Nicholson Street, Williamsburg, Virginia, January 19, 1931.

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President Franklin D. Roosevelt's motorcade in front of the Capitol during the dedication ceremony for Duke of Gloucester Street in Williamsburg, Virginia, on October 20, 1934.

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Pre-restoration view of the south elevation of the Tayloe House and Office, Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1928.

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Pre-restoration view looking east along Prince George Street at intersection of North Henry Street in Williamsburg, Virginia, circa 1928.
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