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Farms, Factories, and the Frontlines: Shenandoah County in the World Wars

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Title

Farms, Factories, and the Frontlines: Shenandoah County in the World Wars

Subject

World War, 1939-1945
World War, 1914-1918
Shenandoah County (Va)

Description

A collection of materials related to World War One and World War Two, primarily focusing on activities in Shenandoah County and soldiers from the area serving overseas. Much of this material was collected through, or for, the local activities of the World War One Centennial Commemoration Commission and the World War Two 75th anniversary commission.

Publisher

Shenandoah County Library.

Items in the Farms, Factories, and the Frontlines: Shenandoah County in the World Wars Collection

Letter to Duval and Mary Thelma Hines from Joseph M. Hines, USMC
Letter from Joseph M. Hines, a Toms Brook native who was then serving in the United States Marine Corps, to his parents Duval and Mary Hines in Toms Brook Virginia. The letter was sent from Camp Joseph H. Pendleton in California on October 17, 1943.

Shenandoah County (Va) Boys Leaving Woodstock for Camp Humpries
On July 26th, 1918 local photographer Hugh Morrison took this photograph of local men preparing to basic training at Camp Humphries, now Fort Belvoir, in Fairfax County Virginia.

It was taken on the steps of the Woodstock Depot. It was from here…

Earl Dyer
A photograph showing Earl Dyer of Woodstock taken by Hugh Morrison of Woodstock.

Earl Franklin Dyer had enlisted in the US Army in May of 1945. A native of Woodstock, he was living in Mananas Virginia at the time because it was the closest High…

Joseph Luther Burner
An image of Joseph Luther Burner of Maurertown Virginia. He enlisted in the United States Marine Corps on January 7, 1942 and was trained in Parris Island South Carolina.

On October 26 1942 he was deployed to the Pacific where he served in the…

Edinburg Observation Tower
Photograph showing the aircraft observation tower located in New Market Virginia. Such towers were built and staffed by local civil defense groups in order to warn of possible enemy attack and to monitor aircraft over the area.

Tech. Sgt. Edwin C. Keys Reading the Herald in India
Photograph from the Shenandoah Herald newspaper showing Technical Sergeant Edwin C. Keys reading that newspaper while deployed to India during the Second World War. This photograph was part of an advertisement encouraging individuals to buy…

New Market Observation Tower
Photograph showing the aircraft observation tower located in New Market Virginia. Such towers were built and staffed by local civil defense groups in order to warn of possible enemy attack and to monitor aircraft over the area. This image appeared in…

Peach Seed Shipment at the Woodstock Depot
In 1915 the German Army released the effective Chlorine gas attack of World War One against British positions in Ypres. Before the end of the war these types of Chemical agents would kill or injure millions of men on both sides.
To combat these…

Smith Herbaugh
Photograph of Herbaugh Smith from the book "Service Record World War I and II, Woodstock and Vicinity."

Sheridan F. Miller
Photograph of Sheridan Miller from the book "Service Record World War I and II, Woodstock and Vicinity."

Roy M. Clem
Photograph of Roy Clem from the book "Service Record World War I and II, Woodstock and Vicinity."

Robert H, Funk
Photograph of Robert Funk from the book "Service Record World War I and II, Woodstock and Vicinity."

Ralph B. Crabill
Photograph of Ralph Crabill from the book "Service Record World War I and II, Woodstock and Vicinity."

Louis Joseph Burner
Photograph of Louis Joseph Burner from the book "Service Record World War I and II, Woodstock and Vicinity."

Lewis Sonner
Photograph of Lewis Sonner from the book "Service Record World War I and II, Woodstock and Vicinity."

Lloyd Hollingsworth
Photograph of Lloyd Hollingsworth from the book "Service Record World War I and II, Woodstock and Vicinity."

Lester E. Tidler
Photograph of Lester E. Tidler from the book "Service Record World War I and II, Woodstock and Vicinity."

John A. Myers
Photograph of John Myers from the book "Service Record World War I and II, Woodstock and Vicinity."

Huie A. Peer
Photograph of Huie Peer from the book "Service Record World War I and II, Woodstock and Vicinity."

Harry Gochenour
Photograph of Harry Gochenour from the book "Service Record World War I and II, Woodstock and Vicinity."

Albert Steele
Photograph of Albert Steele from the book "Service Record World War I and II, Woodstock and Vicinity."

Unidentified World War Two Soldier
Photograph taken by Hugh Morrison showing an unidentified World War Two soldier.

Unidentified World War One soldier
Photograph taken by Hugh Morrison showing an unidentified World War One soldier.

Unidentified World War One Soldier
Photograph taken by Hugh Morrison showing an unidentified World War One soldier.

Unidentified World War One Soldier
Photograph taken by Hugh Morrison showing an unidentified World War One soldier.

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