There was a helping hand from Alisson Becker.
Patton at Virginia Military Institute, Class of 1907 Although he was born in California, Patton's family had roots in Virginia and he was the third generation in his family to attend Virginia Military Institute.
Thalhimer's Department Store, Richmond 1914 The Richmond-based chain first started as a dry goods store in 1842 before it became Richmond's first department store and opened in dozens of locations throughout the south.
Mountain music has long been a tradition in Virginia.
Young Girl Cotton Spinner in a Roanoke Cotton Mill, 1911 I would imagine this photo to be from the 1940s or 50s.