This set of
four pint glasses come straight from the RTD Archives. Featuring magazine
covers from the 1940s and 1950s, the glasses make a great gift for anyone who
loves Richmond’s unique history. And don’t forget to pick up a set for
is decorated with a vintage cover from The Times Dispatch Magazine, a colorful
publication run by the paper for several years. During its publication, one
Times-Dispatch advertisement described the magazine as “making a dull Sunday
bright—and a bright Sunday brighter.” The RTD Archives has a collection of
these magazines from 1949 and 1950.
The first set
of its kind available from the RTD includes the following images:
at the Capitol: Explored Richmond tourist destinations from July 9, 1950.
Crossing: The story behind Richmond’s unique railroad crossing, and the efforts
taken to capture the cover photo, from October 23, 1949.
A look at schools for barbers in Richmond from March 26, 1950.
St. Johns: A celebratory issue for St. Johns
Church, which had just celebrated a birthday, from June 11, 1950.