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View of the House of Burgesses, Capitol, 1935. Located on the first floor (east wing) of the reconstructed Capitol building of 1705, this room served as a place for members of Virginia's House of Burgesses to assemble to discuss legislative issues.…

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As part of warming relations with China following President Nixon's February 1972 visit, the Chinese table tennis team toured America in April 1972, including a stop at Colonial Williamsburg. In this photograph, a costumed interpreter and translator…

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King Muhammad V of Morocco in the Capitol. King Muhammad visited Colonial Williamsburg in 1957 as part of a regular state visit. Colonial Williamsburg President Carlisle Humelsine invited the King to luncheon at Christiana Campbell's Tavern, a…

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Lantern slide featuring a view looking towards the Speaker's Chair in the House of Burgesses, Capitol, Williamsburg, Virginia, ca. 1935. It is the thirty-sixth slide in a set produced by the Pacific Stereopticon Co. of Los Angeles, California, now…

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Lantern slide featuring a photo of the House of Burgesses within the Capitol, Williamsburg, Virginia, ca.1935. It is the thirty-fifth slide in a set produced by the Pacific Stereopticon Co. of Los Angeles, California, now defunct, to illustrate the…

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Lantern slide featuring the floor plan of the first floor of the Capitol, Williamsburg, Virginia. It is the thirty-second slide in a set produced by the Pacific Stereopticon Co. of Los Angeles, California, now defunct, to illustrate the story of Dr.…

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Recto and verso of postcard depicting the House of Burgesses inside the Capitol, Williamsburg, Virginia, published by Colonial Williamsburg, Inc. and printed by The Albertype Co., Brooklyn, NY.

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Postcard featuring the Courthouse and the site of the Capitol, Williamsburg, Va., authorized by an Act of Congress, May 19, 1898.

The captions read: "Foundation of Old House of Burgesses, Williamsburg" and "Old Court House, 1769, Williamsburg."

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View of the Speaker's Chair in the House of Burgesses, Capitol building, 1935. The speaker's chair, which is original, provides a focal point in the main apse with a semi-circle of benches for members of the House along the walls around the room. …

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Interior view of the House of Burgesses, Capitol, 1935. Located on the first floor (east wing) of the reconstructed Capitol building of 1705, this room served as a place for members of Virginia's House of Burgesses to assemble to discuss legislative…

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View of the House of Burgesses, Capitol, 1935. Located on the first floor (east wing) of the reconstructed Capitol building of 1705, this room served as a place for members of Virginia's House of Burgesses to assemble to discuss legislative issues.…

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View of Southeast Committee Room of the Capitol, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1935. Located on the second floor (east wing) of the reconstructed Capitol building of 1705, this committee room served as place for members of Virginia's House of Burgesses to…

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East Committee Room of the Capitol, Williamsburg, Virginia, 1935. Located on the second floor (east wing) of the reconstructed Capitol building of 1705, this committee room served as place for members of Virginia's House of Burgesses to assemble to…

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View of the House of Burgesses, Capitol, 1935. Located on the first floor (east wing) of the reconstructed Capitol building of 1705, this room served as a place for members of Virginia's House of Burgesses to assemble to discuss legislative issues.…

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View of the House of Burgesses in the reconstructed colonial Capitol of 1705, Williamsburg. This room served as a place for members of Virginia's House of Burgesses to assemble to discuss legislative issues. Located on the first floor of the…

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Interior of the Conference Room, Capitol building, 1935. The Conference Room, located in the east wing on the second floor of the Capitol, served as a joint committee room for members of the House of Burgesses and the Governor's Council. Acting as…
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