Research Resources

Guides

Our own blog story about Researching the Old West End

A Guide to Researching the History of a House by HomeAdvisor

Online Resources

Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography, Lyon G. Tyler

Volume 1
Volume 2
Volume 3
Volume 4
Volume 5

History of Virginia by Phillip Alexander Bruce, Lyon G. Tyler, Richard L. Morton

Volume 1
Volume 2
Volume 3
Volume 4 (presently unavailable)
Volume 5 (presently unavailable
Volume 6

Men of Mark in Virginia, Lyon G. Tyler

Volume 1 
Volume 2
Volume 3
Volume 4
Volume 5

Virginia: Rebirth of the Old Dominion; Phillip Alexander Bruce, Lyon G. Tyler, Richard L. Morton

Volume 1
Volume 2
Volume 3
Volume 4
Volume 5

Family History

Ancestry (fee)
Family Search
Find A Grave

Newspapers and Obituaries

Newspapers.com (fee)
Genealogy Bank (fee)

Compilation of Census, Directory, and Newspaper Stories for the Old West End

http://liepe.com/danville/

Available For Purchase

Danville & Pittsylvania County Memories: A Photographic History of the 1800’s through the 1930’s, Danville Register and Bee

Danville, VA: Images of America, Todd McGregor Yeatts

https://www.amazon.com/Danville-Images-America-McGregor-Yeatts/dp/073851733X/

Danville, VA: Postcard Histories, Clara Garrett Fountain

https://www.amazon.com/Danville-Postcard-History-Garrett-Fountain/dp/0738506524

Danville, Virginia: And the Coming of the Modern South, Michael Swanson

https://www.amazon.com/Danville-Virginia-Coming-Modern-South/dp/1449988059

Five Sisters: The Langhornes of Virginia, James Fox

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0684808129

If Streets Could Talk, Lee Wayland

https://www.amazon.com/Streets-Could-Talk-Lee-Wayland/dp/1105124983

I Live in Virginia, Julian R. Meade

https://www.amazon.com/I-Live-Virginia-Julian-Meade/dp/0343172542

River City: Stories of Danville, Adrian O’Connor

https://www.amazon.com/River-City-Danville-Adrian-OConnor/dp/B002V1TXA4/

Southside Revisited: More Stories, Adrian O’Connor

https://www.amazon.com/Southside-revisited-stories-Adrian-OConnor/dp/B0006QO806

Victorian Danville: Fifty-Two Landmarks, Their Architecture & History, b Mary Cahill and Gary Grant

https://www.amazon.com/Victorian-Danville-Fifty-Two-Landmarks-Architecture/dp/0933571100

Wicked Danville: Liquor and Lawlessness in a Southside Virginia City, Frankie Y. Bailey and Alice P. Green

https://www.amazon.com/Wicked-Danville-Lawlessness-Southside-Virginia/dp/1540224929