Since we started in 2010, C’ville Images has been engaged in projects to inform and enlighten through photographs. We have collected vintage images from a wide range of sources and continue to gather and scan photographs, most offered to us by private citizens. These digitized images are used in publications, exhibits, live programs, and web projects. (Above image from the Coiner Collection at C’ville Images)
We have also done extensive research of existing collections including those at the University of Virginia, Library of Congress, and other museum collections and repositories. In some cases, our research has led to new discoveries and the amending of historical record. (Above photo courtesy Library of Congress)
In addition to the posts on our website and Facebook page we recently began running a feature on Dave McNair’s DTM website. The website covers news and events connected with downtown Charlottesville. The C’ville Images feature, called “Vintage DTM,” shows old photographs of Main Street and Charlottesville’s historic downtown mall. (Above photo by Ed Roseberry, 1963)
C’ville Images is also dedicated to doing current day documentation of buildings, landmarks, and construction projects so there might be a collected record of the current day for future generations.
C’ville Images is supported by Steve Trumbull’s photography business and Karyn Trumbull’s real estate business along with the donations and volunteer time of friends and supporters.
A small amount of funding comes through our slideshow presentations and sales of select prints such as those in the Roseberry Collection at C’ville Images. We have worked extensively with Mr. Roseberry for the last few years digitizing his archives and working to ensure his legacy. Both Ed Roseberry and C’ville Images make money from your support of our work together. (Photo above was taken by Ed’s brother, Bill Roseberry in the early 1960s at Humpback Rocks in the Blue Ridge Mountains)
We have worked for, and have cooperative relations with, the City of Charlottesville, Jefferson Madison Regional Library, and many area non-profits. However, we feel it is important to note that we have NO AFFILIATION WHATSOEVER with the ACHS under it’s current management.
We are an independent, not-for-profit, operation supported by private funds. We know of no other groups or individuals doing so much with so little for local history in Charlottesville and surrounding areas. Thanks to all of you who contribute to C’ville Images!
Above photos credited individually with the exception of the two color images by Steve Trumbull of C’ville Images. All work copyrighted.