Henry Street Business District

Henry Street Business District (HM2HCD)

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N 37° 16.503', W 79° 56.532'

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from Howard University School of Law. Working with the Virginia NAACP, he was instrumental in ending school segregation in the 1950s through his legal challenges (Davis v. School Board of Prince Edward County, Virginia and Brown v. Board of Education).
Businesses on Henry Street during the 1930s and 1940s
Hotels and TheatresDumas Hotel · Palace Hotel · Strand/Virginia/Lincoln Theater
Civic and Social OrganizationsAssoc. Colored Trainmen & Locomotive Firemen · Dining Car Employee Club · Magic City Protective Club · NAACP · Peoples Aid Society · Veterans of Foreign War
Beauty and Barber ShopsAlice Johnson, Beauty Shop · Antiseptic Barber Shop · Bertha Jones, Hairdresser · Bright Light Barber · Dumas Barber Shop · Gertie Brown, Beauty Salon · Hampton Barber Shop · Joseph Reynolds, Barber · Lafayette Sanitary Barber Shop · Lloyd's Beauty Salon · M. Howard, Beauty Salon · Mattie Cornwall, Hairdresser · Miller's Antiseptic Barber Shop · Modern Manner Beauty Salon · Nora Warren, Beauty Shop · Pearl Jones, Beauty Shop · Virginia Sanitary Barber Shop
Professional OfficesBrooks Real Estate · H. Claytor, Law · Henry Dolphin, Law · Joe Wagstaff, Contractors · Magic City Business & Loan Assoc. · North Carolina Mutual Life Insurance · Northside Finance



· Maxie Rayford, Plumber

Restaurants and Grocery StoresAristides Tampasis Restaurant · Atlantic Sandwich Shop · Bevo Lunch · Botrous Wheby, Confectioners · Botrous Wheby, Groceries · Canada's Ice Cream · Charles Mitchell, Baker · Charles Tampus, Restaurant · Clara Hughes, Restaurant · Day and Night Lunch · Dell's Restaurant · Dumas Coffee Shop · Dumas Ice Cream · Finney & Gilliams · Gillies Diner · Gill's · Gill-Finney Café · Henry Street Lunch · Horse Shoe Café · Ideal Cafe · Jack-Mac-Jill Ice Cream · Jamison Stones, Groceries · John Cavalaris, Restaurant · John Kleitches, Restaurant · Kroger · L & L Bakery · M & M Coffee Shop · M & M Tea Room · Mitchell Donut · Nicholas Lampros, Restaurant & Billiards · R Burrell, Restaurant · Rob Hartwell, Restaurant · Santon Faddoul, Groceries · The Spot Restaurant · Thomas Whitfield, Restaurant · Virginia's Place · Ware's Restaurant
Entertainment and Recreation Cooper Billiards · Deluxe Billiards · Dumas Recreation · First Street Pool Parlor · George Marshall, Billiards · Jennie Woodliff, Billiards · Joseph Gill, Billiards · Kings Sports Center · Ideal Athletic Club · Star Social Club · Lynnhaven Pool Hall · Manhattan Pool · Morocco Club · Richard Smith, Billiards · Robert Young, Billiards · Sailor Smith's Gym · Smith Brothers Recreation · Star City Social · Tom's Pool Parlor



· William Davis, Billiards · Wooliff Pool Hall

Automotive and ApplianceDay & Night Taxi · General Radio Service · Radio, TV & Electrical Service · Robinson Electric Supply · Star Taxi · Tom's Service Station · WAGS Radio
Shoe Shine ParlorsBlue Front Shine · Broadway Shoe Shine · Economy Shoe Repair · Fred Jennings, Shoe Shine · H. Lowe, Shoe Shine · John Patrick, Shoe Shine · John White, Shoe Shine · Mitchell Shoe Shine · Robinson Shoe Repair · Sunlight Shoe Parlor · William McNeil, Shoe Shine
Pharmacy and MedicalBrooks Pharmacy · Community Drug Store · Dr. Thomas Brodnax, Dentist · Dr. William Fears, Dentist · Dr. George Moore. Physician · Dr. Harry Penn, Dentist · Dr. Shoun, Chiropodist · Dr.s Whehy and Yancey · Powell Medicine · Progressive Drug Store
Clothing and CleanersCrichton Page, Tailor · Deluxe Laundry · Economy Sewing · Edward Oliver, Cleaners · Ernest Wade, Tailor · Ideal Laundry and Cleaners · Kleensall, Inc. Cleaners · Magic City Laundry · Modern Cleaners & Dyers · Prunty & Prunty Cleaners · Reed's Cleaners · Roanoke Steam Laundry · Robert Pindle, Tailor · Royal Dry Cleaners · Walter Hale, Cleaners & Dyers · Webb Cleaners & Dyers
Retail Stores and NewstandsBroadway Smoke Shop · Charles Mitchell



Cigars · Community News · Cut Rate Army Navy · Idle Rich Smoke Shop · Lynnhaven Smoke Shop · Polk Printing Establishment · Roanoke Photo & Record · B. Shapiro, General Merchandise · Rufus White, General Merchandise · Scott Paint Shop · The Phono Album · United Art Metal & Novelty
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HM NumberHM2HCD
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Date Added Thursday, May 30th, 2019 at 11:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 593780 N 4125909
Decimal Degrees37.27505000, -79.94220000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 16.503', W 79° 56.532'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 16' 30.18" N, 79° 56' 31.92" W
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