Blacksburg Bicentennial

Diaries and Recollections

Selections from the Diaries of Rosanna Croy Dawson (1822-1906)
Roseanna Croy Dawson's diaries were written for her children. She jotted down weather; people who visited for sewing by her daughter, Ella; happenings in Blacksburg.
L.B. Dietrick's Blacksburg and VPI
A lengthy recollection of his father's Blacksburg from the 1920s to the 1940s by Dr. Ronald B. Dietrick. L. B. Dietrick became Dean of Agriculture in 1952.
Nostalgia by Keith Furr (1996)
Keith Furr recalls life in Blacksburg during the 1960s in an e-mail to Laura Katz Smith in 1996

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Last updated May 1,1998