• The Photography of Jimmie Ray

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    Name: The Photography of Jimmie Ray
    Date: February 18, 2018
    Time: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM EST
    Event Description:
    James Richard “Jimmie” Ray (1910-1983) opened “Jimmie’s Studio” in a little building in the backyard of his home on Main Street in Madison Heights around 1945, becoming known as the “official photographer” of his home town. He took photographs and did photo finishing for the public as well as for other commercial photographers until his death. His photographs included special events – weddings, anniversaries and birthday parties – portraits, family activities, church and school happenings, local scenes and landscapes. Join us as Nancy Blackwell Marion shares examples of Jimmie Ray’s work.
    Location:
    Amherst County Museum & Historical Society
    154 S. Main Street
    Amherst VA 24521
    Date/Time Information:
    February 18 at 2:30 p.m.
    Contact Information:
    Octavia Starbuck Museum Director
    Fees/Admission:
    Free
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