Books in History by Emily J. Salmon

Historic Photos of the Siege of Petersburg

Historic Photos of the Siege of Petersburg

Emily J. Salmon

The Battle of Petersburg began as an unsuccessful Union assault against the city of Petersburg, Virginia, June 9, 1864, during the American Civil War . Due to the rag-tag group of defenders involved,...

Historic Photos of Virginia

Historic Photos of Virginia

Emily J. Salmon

More than 250 years passed from the founding of the first English colony in the New World at Jamestown in Virginia until the beginning of the American Civil War, and nearly a century and a half more...

Historic Photos of the White House

Historic Photos of the White House

Emily J. Salmon

As office and residence of the president of the United States, the White House is uniquely tied to both the life of the nation and the private lives of the building’s occupants. Americans have...

Historic Photos of Richmond in the 50s, 60s, and 70s

Historic Photos of Richmond in the 50s, 60s, and 70s

Emily J. Salmon

Richmond is an American city quintessentially founded on change. From its colonial birth to the present, it has constantly rebuilt and reshaped its appearance, ideals, and industry. Through changing...

Remembering Richmond

Remembering Richmond

Emily J. Salmon

Richmond is an American city quintessentially founded upon change. From its birth to the present, Richmond has consistently rebuilt and reshaped its appearance, ideals, and industry. Through changing...

Remembering Greater Hampton Roads

Remembering Greater Hampton Roads

Emily J. Salmon

Before the Jamestown colonists reached their final shore, they arrived at a place they named Cape Henry, and beyond that lay an inlet that would one day shelter the towns of Hampton Roads: Chesapeake,...

Remembering Virginia

Remembering Virginia

Emily J. Salmon

More than 250 years passed from the founding of the first English colony in the New World at Jamestown in Virginia until the beginning of the American Civil War, and nearly a century and a half more...

Remembering the White House

Remembering the White House

Emily J. Salmon

The White House has undergone many changes through the years—some by blueprint, some by chance. Yet the building has always stood solid, each alteration becoming a part of its life experience. As...

Historic Photos of Greater Hampton Roads

Historic Photos of Greater Hampton Roads

Emily J. Salmon

From an area that boasts itself as America's First Region from the first settlement of Jamestown in 1607, the Greater Hampton roads area is steeped in American history. The area is mostly known for...