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View, Vick Street houses, Wilson, North Carolina

Vick Street Houses (Wilson, N.C.)
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Item information

Title:
View, Vick Street houses, Wilson, North Carolina
Topics:
Architecture
Subjects:
Industrial housing
Shotgun houses
Item identifier:
buch0657
Photographer:
Created Date:
circa
Created Date:
Description:
Architectural Note: Vick Street was developed by African American developer Samuel Vick. The street demonstrates the changes to shotgun homes that occurred in the 1920s, including a shallower roofline, wider eaves, and exposed rafters. | Historical Note: The East Wilson neighborhood consists mainly of rental tract housing built for African American tobacco warehouse, factory, and railroad workers. The neighborhood is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a historic district.
Genre:
Architectural photographs
Photographs
Location:
Wilson (N.C.)
Digital Project:
Built Heritage

Source information

Repository:
Preservation North Carolina
Collection:
Tim Buchman Photographs, 1988-1998 (MC00583) held by
Note field:
Not all materials from the physical collection may have been scanned. Images may have been enhanced for web access.
Rights:
Reproduction and use of this material requires permission from Preservation North Carolina. For general information see the Preservation North Carolina website (http://www.presnc.org).
Funding:
Digitization of this image was partially supported with federal Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds made possible through a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and administered by the State Library of North Carolina, a division of the Department of Cultural Resources.

Building:

Community:
Wilson
State:
North Carolina
Architectural note:
Vick Street was developed by African American developer Samuel Vick. The street demonstrates the changes to shotgun homes that occurred in the 1920s, including a shallower roofline, wider eaves, and exposed rafters.
Historical note:
The East Wilson neighborhood consists mainly of rental tract housing built for African American tobacco warehouse, factory, and railroad workers. The neighborhood is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a historic district.
Location:
Wilson County (N.C.)
Subjects:
Streets
Neighborhoods
Historic districts
National Register of Historic Places

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