Danville Memories II Scanning Sessions

We are thrilled to give our readers the opportunity to submit historic photos for our upcoming "Danville & Pittsylvania County Memories II: The 1940s, 1950s & 1960s" book project. If you have photographs that meet the criteria below, please bring them to one of our scanning sessions listed here.

Submission Guidelines

  • General interest photos, such as: commerce, industry, transportation, rural life, public service, etc.
  • Photos taken from 1940 through 1969.
  • Photos only — preferably original photos (no newspaper clippings or photocopies).
  • Photos taken in the city of Danville and Pittsylvania County.
  • One submission form per photo.
  • Limit 10 photos per family. No appointment necessary.
  • Bring your photos to one of the scheduled scanning sessions.
  • If you are a private collector, please call 360.723.5800 to set up an appointment.

Download Submission Form

Because we expect a large turnout, we advise you to download and print a submission form. Please print and fill out one form for each photo you’d like to submit.

Download submission form PDF (fillable).

Session Details

Thursday, March 12, 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
Danville Museum of Fine Arts and History
975 Main St., Danville
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Friday, March 13, 4:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Pittsylvania County History Research Center and Library
340 Whitehead St., Chatham
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Saturday, March 14, 10:00 a.m. – noon 
Danville Historical Society
406 Cabell St., Danville
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Saturday, March 14, 2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. 
Pittsylvania County History Research Center and Library
340 Whitehead St., Chatham 

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We hope to see you there!

Bring us your best photos and we’ll scan them in while you wait. Plus, chances are some other fine folks will show up, so bring your stories to share with one another.