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NORFOLK, VIRGINIA: A JEWISH HISTORY IS NOW AVAILABLE!
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Sanborn Insurance Maps, 1893-1943

The following four graphics show the area that was originally Proctor Square, taken from Sanborn Insurance Maps, 1893, 1903, 1920, and 1943. We begin with 1893. (Scrolling downward, you will be moving westward from Green Street — at the top of each graphic — to Effingham Street, at the bottom.)
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1893:




1903:




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1943:





The following four graphics — presented here side-by-side — show the area that was originally Proctor Square, taken from Sanborn Insurance Maps, 1893, 1903, 1920, and 1943. We begin with 1893. (Scrolling downward, you will be moving westward from Green Street — at the top of each graphic — to Effingham Street, at the bottom. Sliding to the right, you will be moving southward from King Street — at the left of each graphic — to County Street, at the right.) < to return to text click here>

[To see these four graphics downward rather than side-by-side, return to here instead]

1893:

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1920:

1943:


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JewishHistoryUSA is pleased to announce its publication of Norfolk, Virginia: A Jewish History of the 20th Century, a 249-page history of Jewish community of Norfolk, Virginia, focusing especially on the first half of the 20th century. Written by the historian/author Irwin M. Berent, this is the only comprehensive history of Jewish Norfolk. It is filled with detailed text (see Table of Contents), numerous photos (see Index of Photographs), and an index of more than 2000 names (see Index of Proper Names).

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