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This slide show was developed by
Kelly Spradley-Kurowski, an historian in the register and highway marker programs, Department of Historic Resources. Special thanks to VCU's Ray Bonis, Special Collections and Archives, James Branch Cabell Library. All ESL-related photos and documents featured in this slideshow are courtesy of Special Collections and Archives, VCU Libraries. Recent photographs of the Crenshaw House exterior and interior were shot by DHR's Kristin Kirchen, an architectural historian in the Capital Regional Preservation Office.

To learn more about the Crenshaw House and the ESL,
read this nomination form that earned it listing in the Virginia Landmarks Register and the National Register of Historic Places in 2010. Also go to this webpage for nominations for the West Franklin Street Historic District, where the Crenshaw House is located. 

To learn more about the League of Women Voters, visit the national organization's website or the website of the LWV's Virginia chapter.

Slideshow © 2011, Department of Historic Resources and Commonwealth of Virginia.
Edited, sequenced, designed, and produced for the web by Randy Jones, DHR. All photos are courtesy of Virginia Commonwealth University and DHR unless otherwise noted.

This is an online feature of Notes on Virginia, an annual publication of DHR. For inquiries about contributing to Notes on Virginia, please contact Randy Jones.