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Marshall Street: We Mean Business

Marshall Street completely changed its identity in the mid-twentieth century.  Up to this point, the street was almost exclusively residential, but from the 1920’s and onward the street changed considerably.  Marshall Street acted as home to business development, including the … Continue reading

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Marshall in the “New” South

Many wealthy, white Richmonders lived on Marshall Street.  Just a block away from the excitement of Broad Street, people considered Marshall Street a convenient place to live.  The Civil War and ensuing emancipation caused many neighboring streets to undergo change, … Continue reading

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Marshall Street: Richmond’s Home

Zack Francis Home is more than just a physical location; it gives identity to the people who inhabit the space.  People live in a community is because it provides a sense of belonging which can only be attained through a … Continue reading

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Marshall Street: We Mean Business

Marshall Street completely changed its identity in the mid-twentieth century.  Up to this point, the street was almost exclusively residential, but with the mid-1900s came noticeable change on the street.  Marshall Street acted as home to many different examples of … Continue reading

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Marshall Street Parking Deck

This photograph shows a new parking deck on Marshall Street in 1965. Since the end of World War II, cities began to adapt to the new automobile culture, and by the 1960s more than half of the ground in some … Continue reading

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Marshall St: Richmond’s Home

Zack Francis 2/10/11 FYS: Mapping American History Marshall Street: Richmond’s Home Home is more than just a physical location; it gives identity to the people who inhabit the space.  One of the most important reasons why people live in a … Continue reading

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Assignment #2 Research

Zack Francis http://imls.richmond.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=ddr;cc=ddr;type=simple;rgn=div3;q1=marshall%20st*;view=text;subview=detail;sort=occur;idno=ddr0218.0020.013;node=ddr0218.0020.013%3A10.2.2 My assigned street is Marshall St. I found an advertisement from the Richmond Daily Dispatch published on July 15th, 1861. It is co-written by doctors, one of which has an office on Marshall St. The ad describes … Continue reading

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