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Image of 1990.7.171 - Letter from the Clifford Smith Company to Sayre Iron Works dated 26 December 1912

1990.7.171 - Letter from the Clifford Smith Company to Sayre Iron Works dated 26 December 1912

Letter from Clifford Smith Company to Sayre Iron Works dated December 26, 1912. The letter thanks Sayre for their payment and encloses a receipt for the check that had been sent. Typed on Clifford Smith Company letterhead and signed.

Image of 1955.8.12 - Christmas Bonus Letter

1955.8.12 - Christmas Bonus Letter

A letter to D. G. Powell from the Newport News, Hampton & Old Point Railway Company, dated Dec. 25, 1898 informing him that the company is presenting him a check for $25 for his "faithful and efficient service" having "added very materially to its [the company's] success." The letter is headed "Christmas = 1898" at the top.

Image of 1961.1.5 - Robinsons' Oyster Packers Trade Card

1961.1.5 - Robinsons' Oyster Packers Trade Card

Trade card for Robinson's Oyster Packers, on one side featuring an image of "our oyster boats (Glitner, Monitor, Osprey) buying seed oysters from licensed tongers upon natural oyster rocks of Va. These oysters are transplanted to our maturing beds, where in two years they are ready for market - absolutely pure." The reverse of the card includes a poem, "Oysters", by Arthur R. Thompson, which describes John Smith and Native Americans consuming oysters in Hampton.

Image of 1962.3.2 - The Langley Field Propeller

1962.3.2 - The Langley Field Propeller

May 4, 1918 issue of the Langley Propeller. Describes news, events, and activities at Langley Field, including the 119th, 126th, 127th, 368th, 83rd, 498th, 499th and 504th Aero Squadrons. Also includes advertisements for many Hampton businesses.

Image of 1990.7.336 - Bank of Phoebus deposit receipt dated 30 August 1912

1990.7.336 - Bank of Phoebus deposit receipt dated 30 August 1912

Bank of Phoebus deposit receipt dated August 14, 1912. Deposit by "SIW", Sayre Iron Works. No amounts listed. Handwritten in pencil on "Bank of Phoebus" receipt letterhead. Reverse shows accounting notes.

Image of 1962.3.3 - The Langley Field Propeller

1962.3.3 - The Langley Field Propeller

September 28, 1918 issue of the Langley Propeller. Main stories include announcement to build water supply from Bethel reservoir to Fort Monroe via Langley Field, poor condition of Back River Road and construction of bridge, description of structures existing at Langley Field when acquired and their use and disposition during construction, beginning of Aerial Photography School, and progress of World War I. Also described are news, events, and activities at Langley Field, including Squadron A, Squadron B, Squadron C, 11th Detachment A.S.P., and 18th Detachment; 500th, 505th, and 626th Aero Squadrons; and Officers and Medical Detachment. Also includes advertisements for many Hampton busines

Image of 1966.108.2 - Oyster Shell Pile

1966.108.2 - Oyster Shell Pile

Oversized postcard depicting "shell pile of J. S. Darling & Son, Planters and Shippers of Hampton Bar Oysters." Text at the bottom reads "copyright by Chenye's Studio, Hampton, Va." It was printed by the Albertype Co., Brooklyn, N. Y..

Image of 1968.3.4 - Letter on Location of Phillips Livery Stable

1968.3.4 - Letter on Location of Phillips Livery Stable

Letter written by Emma V. Richardson to Harry R. Houston regarding the location of the Phillips livery stable at the time of Hampton's burning by Confederate troops during the Civil War.

Image of 1968.3.6 - Residents and businesses on King and Queen Streets, 1856

1968.3.6 - Residents and businesses on King and Queen Streets, 1856

Notes made by E. Sclater Montague from a conversation with Miss Fannie Worsham in 1933 or 1934, recounting residents and businesses on King and Queen Streets in 1956, when Worsham arrived in Hampton as a child, and before the town was burned by Confederate troops in 1861. Two copies of document, one with additional hand-written notes and corrections.

Image of 1990.7.103 - Bill on Sayre Iron Works letterhead dated 17 February 1912

1990.7.103 - Bill on Sayre Iron Works letterhead dated 17 February 1912

Bill from Sayre Iron Works for $82.45. Note indicates account was assigned to S.C. Rees, cashier at the Bank of Phoebus. Signed by William H. Power, secretary-treasurer of Sayre Iron Works. Handwritten in pencil.

Image of 1990.7.337 - Bank of Phoebus deposit receipt dated 25 September 1912?

1990.7.337 - Bank of Phoebus deposit receipt dated 25 September 1912?

Bank of Phoebus deposit receipt dated September 25, 1912? Deposit by "SIW", Sayre Iron Works. No amounts listed. Handwritten in pencil on "Bank of Phoebus" receipt letterhead. Reverse shows accounting notes.

Image of 1984.107.3 - Packet of copied Submarine Chaser 221 records

1984.107.3 - Packet of copied Submarine Chaser 221 records

Packet of records, photocopied from documents in the collections of the National Archives, on the construction, service record, and final sale of Submarine Chaser 221, constructed at Newcomb shipyard in Hampton during World War I.

Image of 1984.114.12 - S.S. Coston advertising card

1984.114.12 - S.S. Coston advertising card

Card advertising price list for S.S. Coston packed crab meat.

Image of 1990.7.104 - Bill on Sayre Iron Works letterhead dated 9 March 1912

1990.7.104 - Bill on Sayre Iron Works letterhead dated 9 March 1912

Bill from Sayre Iron Works for $31.85. Note indicates account was assigned to S.C. Rees, cashier at the Bank of Phoebus. Signed by William H. Power, secretary-treasurer of Sayre Iron Works. Handwritten in pencil.

Image of 1990.7.105 - Bill on Sayre Iron Works letterhead dated 16 March 1912

1990.7.105 - Bill on Sayre Iron Works letterhead dated 16 March 1912

Bill from Sayre Iron Works for $90.57. Stamp for William H. Power, secretary-treasurer of Sayre Iron Works, but unsigned. Handwritten in pencil.

Image of 1990.7.106 - Bill on Sayre Iron Works letterhead dated 23 March 1912

1990.7.106 - Bill on Sayre Iron Works letterhead dated 23 March 1912

Bill from Sayre Iron Works for $147. Note indicates account was assigned to S.C. Rees, cashier at the Bank of Phoebus. Signed by William H. Power. Handwritten in pencil.

Image of 1990.7.16 - Duplicate of letter from Sayre Iron Works to George Culbreth Thomas dated 21 October 1912

1990.7.16 - Duplicate of letter from Sayre Iron Works to George Culbreth Thomas dated 21 October 1912

Duplicate of letter from possibly James M. Cumming, president of Sayre Iron Works, to George Culbreth Thomas, likely the owner of Sayre Iron Works, dated October 21, 1912. The letter confirms that the roof repairs have been paid fully, but the company is still close to $4,000 in debt. Typed on light brown paper and unsigned.

Image of 1985.30.19 - 200,000 Bushels of Oyster Shells

1985.30.19 - 200,000 Bushels of Oyster Shells

Postcard adhered to brown paper. Image of Darling Oyster Pile and Hampton River with log canoes and other small craft in foreground. Reverse side stamped "Phenix School Library" and labeled "U.S.-Virginia-Hampton."

Image of 1990.7.188 - Letter from J. H. Addison to Sayre Iron Works dated 23 June 1913

1990.7.188 - Letter from J. H. Addison to Sayre Iron Works dated 23 June 1913

Letter from J. H. Addison of Richmond Structural Steel Co. to the gentlemen of Sayre Iron Works listing the amounts due for rent for March, April, and May 1913. Typed on letterhead with address "Richmond Structural Steel Co., Incorporated Manufacturers of Structural Steel and Ornamental Iron Richmond, Va." Dated June 23, 1913 and signed in blue ink.

Image of 1987.50.1 - Brochure for Hampton Radisson Hotel

1987.50.1 - Brochure for Hampton Radisson Hotel

Brochure describing location and amenities of Radisson Hotel on downtown Hampton waterfront.