South Norfolk is not part of the City of Norfolk, or the ?city across the river, ? author Raymond L. Harper protested during his tour of duty in the United States Navy. For each decade of its existence, or century for that matter, South Norfolk has kept in steady stride with the rest of the nation without missing a beat. From its beginnings in 1661 to its industrial boom in the 1870s, this Virginia town has always been a forerunner of progress. Lifelong resident, author, and historian, Raymond Harper, portrays in pictures what his multiple other books on South Norfolk depict in words. Decade by decade, the book provides a comprehensive look at the area's past, including photographs from the historical small town of BerkeleyThe third volume of this definitive history series on South Norfolk is a beautifully poignant portrayal of lives, loves and a bygone era that is sure not to disappoint.One corner of the high school building can be seen in the upper right corner; also there is a new 1949 Ford parked at the foot of the fire escape. From the authora#39;s collection. Back cover: This picture, which was taken from the second floor of the South Norfolk municipal building in 1954, shows a busy part of what was known as downtown South Norfolk. The entrance to the ... The author and The History Press disclaim all liability in connection with the use of this book. All rights reserved.
|Title||:||South Norfolk, Virginia, 1661-2005|
|Author||:||Raymond L. Harper|
|Publisher||:||The History Press - 2006-10-01|