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White House of the Confederacy, Twelth and Clay Streets, Richmond, Virginia, circa 1930-1944

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Summary:White House of the Confederacy, Twelth and Clay Streets, Richmond, Virginia, circa 1930-1944. Caption reads: "Formerly a private residence, it was purchased in 1862 by the City of Richmond for the use of the Confederate Government and during the war was occupied by President Davis and his family. It is now a Confederate Museum, each of the 14 Confederate States having in it a memorial room. In the yard of the mansion is the propeller shaft of the 'Virginia-Merrimac' whose engagement with the 'Monitor' revolutionized naval warfare the world over." Postcard number: 12, 67009.
Provider:Capitol News Agency
Century:1901-2000
Place of origin – Continent:North America
Place of origin – Country:United States of America
Place of origin – Region:Virginia
Place of origin – Settlement:Richmond
Temporal subject: 1921-1930
1931-1940
1941-1950
Geographical subject – Continent:North America
Geographical subject – Country:United States of America
Geographical subject – Region:Virginia
Geographical subject – Settlement:Richmond
Topical subjects: Museum of the Confederacy (Richmond, Va.)
Galleries & museums
Capitols
Genre:Postcards
Postcards
ArchivesUM location:Institute of American Deltiology postcard collection
Repository:National Trust for Historic Preservation Library Collection
Browse terms:Architecture, Landscape, Historic Places
Copyright holder:Unknown
Collection:National Trust Library Historic Postcard Collection
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