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That--Norfolk-Portsmouth and Norfolk County has a population of 177,623 (official as of July 1, 1916) with a metropolitan or shopping population of 325,000.
 
That--Norfolk-Portsmouth and Norfolk County has a population of 177,623 (official as of July 1, 1916) with a metropolitan or shopping population of 325,000.
  
That--Norfolk-Portsmouth have grown nearly one hundred per cent in fifteen years
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That--Norfolk-Portsmouth have grown nearly one hundred per cent in fifteen years.
  
 
That--Norfolk-Portsmouth have:
 
That--Norfolk-Portsmouth have:
        175 miles of Paved Streets
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175 miles of Paved Streets
        180 miles of Sewers
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180 miles of Sewers
        125 miles of Gas Mains
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125 miles of Gas Mains
        225 miles of Trolley Lines
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225 miles of Trolley Lines
        400 acres in Public Parks
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400 acres in Public Parks
            6 Play Grounds
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6 Play Grounds
            3 Public Libraries
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3 Public Libraries
          19 Charitable Institutions
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19 Charitable Institutions
            9 Hospitals
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9 Hospitals
        180 Churches
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180 Churches
          53 Public Schools with more than 525 teachers and 19,000 pupils
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53 Public Schools with more than 525 teachers and 19,000 pupils
            6 Seasude Resorts within one hour's rude
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6 Seaside Resorts within one hour's ride
          24 Modern Hotels with capacity of 6,000 people
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24 Modern Hotels with capacity of 6,000 people
          16 Banks
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16 Banks
          19 Building and Loan Associations
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19 Building and Loan Associations
  16,000 Telephones
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16,000 Telephones
              Adequate Fire and Police Protection.
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Adequate Fire and Police Protection.
  
That
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That--Electric Power can be furnished to large users at lower rates than elsewhere on the Atlantic Seaboard.
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That--This port ships annually more than:
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16,000,000 tons of Coal
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350,000 tons of Fertilizer
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700,000,000 feet of Lumber
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2,800,000 bags of Peanuts
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700,000 bales of Cotton
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$10,000,000 worth of Oysters, Crabs, Fish, etc.
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$16,000,000 worth of Green Goods (vegetables).
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That-- Norfolk is the second greatest port of the United States.
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That--Norfolk's water-borne commerce for 1915 totaled 49,485,560 tons, valued at $2,042,335, 814.
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That--The Harbor of Norfolk including Hampton Roads is the greatest harbor on the Atlantic Coast.
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That--Norfolk has 9 Railroads and 27 Steamship Lines.
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That--The Navy Yard here covers 273 acres, employing 4,000 men, with an annual pay roll of $3,000,000.00.
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That--The Navy Plant also embraces:
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Marine Barracks with 87 acres
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St. Julian's Magazine with 95 acres.
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U. S. Naval Hospital with 80 acres.
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That--The greatest fort in the world is to be constructed at Cape Henry; work will begin at once.
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Atlantic Coast Printing Corp., 315 Monticello Ave.

Latest revision as of 15:38, 12 May 2020

SOME FACTS ABOUT NORFOLK. That--Norfolk-Portsmouth and Norfolk County has a population of 177,623 (official as of July 1, 1916) with a metropolitan or shopping population of 325,000.

That--Norfolk-Portsmouth have grown nearly one hundred per cent in fifteen years.

That--Norfolk-Portsmouth have: 175 miles of Paved Streets 180 miles of Sewers 125 miles of Gas Mains 225 miles of Trolley Lines 400 acres in Public Parks 6 Play Grounds 3 Public Libraries 19 Charitable Institutions 9 Hospitals 180 Churches 53 Public Schools with more than 525 teachers and 19,000 pupils 6 Seaside Resorts within one hour's ride 24 Modern Hotels with capacity of 6,000 people 16 Banks 19 Building and Loan Associations 16,000 Telephones Adequate Fire and Police Protection.

That--Electric Power can be furnished to large users at lower rates than elsewhere on the Atlantic Seaboard.

That--This port ships annually more than: 16,000,000 tons of Coal 350,000 tons of Fertilizer 700,000,000 feet of Lumber 2,800,000 bags of Peanuts 700,000 bales of Cotton $10,000,000 worth of Oysters, Crabs, Fish, etc. $16,000,000 worth of Green Goods (vegetables).

That-- Norfolk is the second greatest port of the United States.

That--Norfolk's water-borne commerce for 1915 totaled 49,485,560 tons, valued at $2,042,335, 814.

That--The Harbor of Norfolk including Hampton Roads is the greatest harbor on the Atlantic Coast.

That--Norfolk has 9 Railroads and 27 Steamship Lines.

That--The Navy Yard here covers 273 acres, employing 4,000 men, with an annual pay roll of $3,000,000.00.

That--The Navy Plant also embraces: Marine Barracks with 87 acres St. Julian's Magazine with 95 acres. U. S. Naval Hospital with 80 acres.

That--The greatest fort in the world is to be constructed at Cape Henry; work will begin at once.

Atlantic Coast Printing Corp., 315 Monticello Ave.