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Illustrated Sketch Book of Danville, Virginia; Its Manufactures and Commerce

Illustrated Sketch Book of Danville, Virginia; Its Manufactures and Commerce.

This is the title page of Edward Pollock's Illustrated Sketch Book of Danville, Virginia; Its Manufactures and Commerce (1885). The book promotes Danville as a center for business and blames the Danville Riot of November 3, 1883—which resulted in at least five deaths, four of them African Americans—on the politics of the Readjuster Party, which promoted governance by whites and blacks.

Citation: Illustrated Sketch Book of Danville, Virginia; Its Manufactures and Commerce. F234 .D1 P7 1885, Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.

Original Author: Edward Pollock

Created: 1885

Medium: Title page

Courtesy of University of Virginia Special Collections

Bird's Eye View of Danville, From Prospect Hill, North Danville.

An engraving from Edward Pollock's Illustrated Sketch Book of Danville, Virginia; Its Manufactures and Commerce (1885) depicts the city of Danville, located in Southside Virginia on the banks of the Dan River.

Citation: Illustrated Sketch Book of Danville, Virginia; Its Manufactures and Commerce. F234 .D1 P7 1885, Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.

Original Author: Moss Engraving Co., New York

Created: 1885

Medium: Engraving

Courtesy of University of Virginia Special Collections

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  • Illustrated Sketch Book of Danville, Virginia; Its Manufactures and Commerce.

    This is the title page of Edward Pollock's Illustrated Sketch Book of Danville, Virginia; Its Manufactures and Commerce (1885). The book promotes Danville as a center for business and blames the Danville Riot of November 3, 1883—which resulted in at least five deaths, four of them African Americans—on the politics of the Readjuster Party, which promoted governance by whites and blacks.

    Citation: Illustrated Sketch Book of Danville, Virginia; Its Manufactures and Commerce. F234 .D1 P7 1885, Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.

    Original Author: Edward Pollock

    Created: 1885

    Medium: Title page

    Courtesy of University of Virginia Special Collections

  • Bird's Eye View of Danville, From Prospect Hill, North Danville.

    An engraving from Edward Pollock's Illustrated Sketch Book of Danville, Virginia; Its Manufactures and Commerce (1885) depicts the city of Danville, located in Southside Virginia on the banks of the Dan River.

    Citation: Illustrated Sketch Book of Danville, Virginia; Its Manufactures and Commerce. F234 .D1 P7 1885, Special Collections, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Va.

    Original Author: Moss Engraving Co., New York

    Created: 1885

    Medium: Engraving

    Courtesy of University of Virginia Special Collections