Reynolds Metals Company Headquarters under construction in 1958, 6601 West Broad Street. Black and white photograph of a large office-type building under construction; some scaffolding is visible in front of the building; a wooden fence an a dirt road are in the foreground of the photo; notations on verso of print identify the building as the headquarters of Reynolds Metals Company, 6601 West Broad Street. | V.58.202.65 Richmond History Center - Richmond Newspapers, Inc.
St. John's Church, Richmond, Virginia, 1865. End of the Civil War. Wagoner poses with children and African American man in front of the site of Patrick Henry's famous "Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death" speech. Library of Congress.
Members of the Richmond Grays militia (First Virginia Regiment) on guard duty at Charles Town, Va., (now Charleston, W. Va.), during the trial of John Brown, December 1859. John Wilkes Booth temporarily joined the Richmond Grays during the trial and execution of Brown. He does not appear in this photograph. Photo courtesy Cook Collection, Valentine Richmond History Center.
St. John's Episcopal Church, built in 1741, is the oldest church in Richmond, Virginia. It was the site of two important conventions in the period leading to the American Revolutionary War, and is most famous as the location where Patrick Henry gave his closing speech at the Second Virginia Convention with the famous quotation "give me liberty or give me death".