RVA Time Machine: Saturday Shopping
BOOMER flashes back to the corner of North 25th and Marshall streets in Richmond.
Along N. 25th Street, two women are dressed up from head to toe in their ‘Sunday Best’ to go out shopping or run errands on a Saturday. Also note the theatre’s sign (down the block and just to the right of the two women) announcing that it’s “Air Conditioned”–that’s not something you see these days.
Adolph B. Rice Studio took the photo June 27, 1959. Photograph courtesy of the Library of Virginia.