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Shenandoah County Historical Society Collection

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Shenandoah County Historical Society Collection

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Shenandoah County (Va)

Description

Items on display from the collection of the Shenandoah County Historical Society.

Items in the Shenandoah County Historical Society Collection Collection

Dynamiting the Triplett Dam
Photograph by Hugh Morrison showing the dynamiting of the Triplett Dam east of Woodstock on June 19, 1910. The dam was destroyed to alleviate issues caused by extreme flooding. The dam was owned by Dr. J.I. Triplett who has designed it to produce…

Marriage Dog Tag
Dog tag produced to mark the marriage of Jo Ann Walters and Frank J. Walters of Edinburg Virginia.

Certificate of Satisfactory Service
Certificate issued to Franklin J. Walters certifying that is has completed a period of training and active service in the United States Navy during World War Two.

Medal Certificate
Certificate issued to Franklin J. Walters certifying the decorations, medals, and badges he is entitled to wear to commemorate his service in the Second World War. Signed by H.T. Jones, United States Navy Reserves on June 30 1945.

Navy Training Course Certificate
Certificate of completion for the United States Navy's Seaman First Class Training Course presented to Franklin Joseph Walters on May 22 1944.

Honorable Discharge: United States Navy
Honorable Discharge from the United States Navy issued to Franklin Joseph Walters in October 1945.

USS Charles F. Hughes (DD428)
Colorized photograph showing the United States Navy Destroyer Charles F. Hughes (DD428) sometime during World War Two. The image was owned by Franklin J. Walters who served aboard the destroyer during the conflict.

Syncopatin Melody 5 Band
Photograph showing a group of musicians with a drum bearing the name Syncopatin Melody 5 at Massanutten Academy (now Massanutten Military Academy) in Woodstock. The photograph was taken by Hugh Morrison and appears to be in the Academy's Lantz Hall.…

"Sir" Syd's Funny Ticklers Band
Photograph showing a group of musicians with a drum bearing the name "Sir" Syd's Funny Ticklers at Massanutten Academy (now Massanutten Military Academy) in Woodstock. The photograph was taken by Hugh Morrison and appears to be in the Academy's Lantz…

Jack Boyer
Scan of a photograph showing Jack Boyer of Fort Valley Virginia.

Ella Boyer
Scan of a photograph showing Ella Boyer of Fort Valley Virginia in 1900.

Marcellus Boyer
Scan of a photograph showing Marcellus Boyer of Fort Valley Virginia.

Toms Brook High School Class of 1937
Scan of a photograph showing the Toms Brook High School Class of 1937.

Toms Brook High School Class of 1937
Scan of a photograph showing the Toms Brook High School Class of 1937, which graduated on June 8th of that year. On the back row, 6th from left is Mary Frances Orndorff who later became a Home Exonomic teacher. Also identified in the front row is…

Dry Run
Scan of a photograph showing an aerial view of the Dry Run area in Fort Valley Virginia on April 15, 1936. This shows what is today the intersection of Fort Valley Road and Dry Run road.

Visible on the left corner of the intersection is the Union…

Grinding Sausage
Scan of a photograph showing Ezra Boyer and Frank Boyer grinding susage using a car's axle to power the grinder. Sam Ritenour is shown in the back. All are from Fort Valley Virginia and most likely this photograph was taken on a "butchering day."

Quinten Burke
Scan of a photograph showing Quinten Burke. of Fort Valley Virginia.

Frank Boyer and Eddie Rhyman
Scan of a photograph showing Frank Boyer and Eddie Rhyman of Fort Valley Virginia in a horse and buggy.

Benjamin Franklin Boyer Jr.
Scan of a photograph showing Benjamin Franklin Boyer Jr. of Fort Valley Virginia.

Myrtle Frances Callers Boyer
Scan of a photograph showing Myrtle Frances Cullers Boyer of Fort Valley Virginia. .

Myrtle Frances Callers Boyer
Scan of a photograph showing Myrtle Frances Cullers Boyer of Fort Valley Virginia. . The photograph includes information about her watch.

Boyer Family
Photograph showing members of the Boyer family of Fort Valley Virginia. Pictured on the back row from left to right are:
-Sam Boyer who ran the Pelton Post Office
-Edith Boyer Burke
-Charlotte "Lottie" Munch Boyer. She married Sam Boyer after he…

Boyer Family Photograph
Photograph of a Boyer family in Fort Valley. From left to right are Benjamin Franklin Boyer Jr., Ray Franklin Boyer, and Myrtle Frances Cullers Boyer.

Ray Franklin Boyer and Eva Boyer
Photograph of Ray Franklin Boyer and his sister Eva Boyer.

Eva and Ray Franklin Boyer
Photograph showing Eva Mae Boyer (Ritenour) and Ray Franklin Boyer of Fort Valley. The family account notes Ray was bare footed because he had contracted poison ivy and couln't wear his shoes.

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