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Label
1978
Inclusive dates
1978
Title variation
An historical portrait of Shockoe Slip, Richmond's oldest commercial district
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Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Essay, 1978, entitled "An Historical Portrait of Shockoe Slip, Richmond's Oldest Commercial District" written by Rhonda J. Shackelford for a history class at Mary Washington College. Essay traces the history of Shockoe Slip from its founding in the late 17th century to its economic revitalization in the 1970s. Shackelford discusses the economic development of Shockoe Slip as a port and as an industrial center. She details the effects that the American Revolution, the Civil War, and Reconstruction had on the area, comments on the damages caused by floods and fires, and discusses its decline due to the rise of railroads. Shackelford concludes with the Slip's renewal as a shops and restaurants district. Source notes for the paper are included
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Biographical or historical data
Rhonda J. Shackelford was a student at Mary Washington College (now the University of Mary Washington) when she researched and wrote this paper.
Cataloging source
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Form designation
Essay
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  • The Library of Virginia
Extent
40
Immediate source of acquisition
Shackelford, Rhonda J.
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001526123
Type of unit
leaves

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