30s & 40s  Photos

These photos are mostly from the 40s. 
The era's represented here may also represent other era's.  


The Diamond Dept Store
Stewarts Root Beer
The Kearse Theater
The Diamond Dept Store
Stewarts Root Beer
The Kearse Theater



Quarrier DinerGas Station At 5 CornersKanawha Blvd West
Quarrier DinerGas Station At 5 CornersKanawha Blvd West



Air Cadets

Clarks Seaplane Base

Bollinger Airport

WV Air Cadets Clarks Seaplane Base
Bollinger Airport



Stone & Thomas

West Washington Street

Charleston Shanty Boats

Stone & Thomas
West Washington Street Shanty Boat Town



Summers Street 
Pile Hardware
Clay Mines
Summers Street in its heyday
Pile Hardware Clay Mines on Elk



Young St

The Fife Street Shoe Shop

The Sodder Kids Mystery

Welch & Young Street
The Fife Street Shoe Shop The Sodder Kids Mystery



Gas Stations


Cox Morton

Steam Engines

Some area gas stations Virginia St next to Courthouse Steam Power



Edgewood Cave

Virginia Street

Hillcrest Sanitarium
Edgewood Cave Virginia Street near Capitol Hillcrest Sanitarium



The Conlon Bakery
Italians during WWII
The Famous 40s Car Club
The Conlon Bakery Italians during WWII The Famous 40s Car Club



Superior laundryEdgewood
Fear
Superior LaundryEdgewood at Washington
Running Scared



Lee St
"Doc" FoldenSears
Midleburg Auditorium
"Doc" FoldenThe Catalog Stores



Municipal AuditoriumElk RiverKanawha City
Municipal AuditoriumAerial shot 193935th St Kanawha City



Craik-Patton HousePark PontiacArial
Craik-Patton HousePark PontiacGreat Aerial Photo



Bonhams DairySissonville RdCoal River Swim
Bonham DairyWashington Street at Rt 21The Beaches on Coal River



Firestone
Southside Bridge
Purity Maid
The historic Firestone store?First South Side BridgePurity Maid Bakery



Sterling RestaurantCasa LomaFerguson Hotel
The Sterling RestaurantThe Casa LomaCap Ferguson Hotel



Kanawha AirportDavis Child Shelter
Mywvhome.com
The Men who built the AirportThe Davis Child Shelter
A rare and wonderful Biker pic




C&P Telephone
1944 City MapWV Photos
C&P Telephone Operators
1944 City MapThe Church House



Airplane Crash
Sanderson WVDanial Boone Hotel
The Miles Dixon CrashSanderson WVDaniel Boone Hotel



Ford Dealers In Charleston WV Garnet High School
Airmail
Ford Dealers In Charleston Garnet High School
Air Mail in Charleston





Pizza
You might be surprised


Movies

Theaters You Forgot

Shoneys

Ads and Articles


Bra Factory

The Hosiery & Bra Factory of Eleanor WV




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