RVA Time Machine: Before the Days of VCU

September 23rd, 2016


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Some may remember the days before Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) didn’t exist and Richmond Professional Institute (RPI) did. RPI was established in 1917 and resided where the existing Monroe Park Campus is. Eventually, RPI merged with Medical College of Virginia to form VCU.

This photo is courtesy of the Library of Virginia and was taken in 1966 by the Virginia Chamber of Commerce.

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