Shenandoah County Library Archives

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Recipe for "Mince meat for pies."

The recipe is undated, but was most likely produced by or for members of the Rickard family in the late 19th century.

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Letter sent by Christian Wissler to his brother John Wissler. Dated January 25, 1861.

The letter discusses business transactions. the weather, travel, and the political climate. At the time the Wisslers were involved in managing several iron…

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Photograph labeled "Residence of Mr. Silas Funk, Strasburg, VA" and contained within the photograph album "Our Trip to Strasburg."

The album was complied by Ellen Bowman and is dated 1901.

The Silas Funk referred to is most likely Silas…

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Photograph showing the demolition of a building located at the intersection of Court and Commerce Streets in Woodstock Virginia.

The photograph was taken by Woodstock resident George W. Smith and is dated 1985.

This building was constructed…

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Photographic print showing four men atop a steam traction engine and other machinery. They appear to be harvesting corn.

The photograph is undated. A label in the left hand corner bearing the word "Engine" followed by an illegible second word is…

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Portrait photograph of Laura Catherine Pence Funkhouser.

Laura lived in the Pleasant Valley community of Shenandoah County which is approximately 2 miles west of Mt. Jackson Virginia. She married Joseph Funkhouser on March 26, 1896 and had 5…

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Advertisement for the "Daily Arrival" at T.B. Richey's store.

The advertisement was printed in 1896 in an unknown newspaper. It lists underwear, produce, hardware, and groceries as items for sale.

The store was located on Main Street in…

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Photograph showing the congregation of St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Toms Brook Virginia.

The photograph is undated and unlabeled.

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Program published for the dedication of the Shenandoah County Library Building dated September 10, 2000.

The program features a history of the library system, overview of the building, schedule for the dedication ceremony, and list of donors.

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"The Record," a publication produced monthly by the Woodstock Reformed Church Charge.

This edition is Volume II, Number 9 and is dated March 1912.

It includes information about services, financial transactions, and church groups.

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Photograph of Moyers Motor Company in New Market Virginia. The company was a Ford dealership located on Congress Street in New Market. They also operated an Esso Service Station and sold GE appliances.

Based on the license plates of the vehicles…

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Invoice issued to the "Corporation of Edinburg" by H.A. Whissen & Brothers, manufacturers of flour, feel, and meal.

The invoice is dated September 6, 1906 and is for $5.35 worth of items purchased between December 1905 and August 1906.

Oral history interview featuring Willy and Marquetta Mitchell conducted on February 4, 2016 for the Shenandoah County Library's Black History Month Program. Willy and Marquetta were the first two African American students to attend Strasburg High…

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Flier describing the Valley Pike or Lee-Jackson Highway (US Route 11) which runs through the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia.

It includes a map of towns and attractions and description of the road.

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1917 varsity baseball schedule for Massanutten Academy, now Massanutten Military Academy, in Woodstock Virginia.

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Letter from Mary Jane Noel of Vaucouleurs, Meuse, France, to Charlotte Sheetz of Edinburg, Virginia, USA.

The letter discusses the war and Charlotte's son Don L. Sheetz who had become acquainted with Mary Jane Noel while serving in France.

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Photomechanical print showing Woodstock Mayor Web O. Riley speaking to a crowd from atop the bathhouse at the Woodstock Pool at the time the pool and new recreation park was dedicated.

The image was printed on July 9, 1954 and the dedication…

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Federal Internal Revenue Service Special Tax Stamp issued to W.J. Homan to be a retail dealer in Wines and Malt Liquors in July 1947.

W.J. Homan operated "Bills Place" on King Street in Strasburg. Evidence indicates this business operated at least…

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Four page report of "M.M. Campbell" who was the court appointed receiver for the Liberty Iron Company between June 1891 and August 1892.

Campbell was appointed receiver of the company by the US District Court while there was a case pending…

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Photograph and letter sent to Margaret "Daisy" Hickman from Charles Kessler Coffman in reference to a rose bush Charles had placed on the grave of Margaret's mother Angeline Campbell.

Angeline's grave is located in the "Old" Columbia Furnace Union…

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Photograph of an unidentified wedding party ca. 1942.

The photograph is taken inside Emanuel Lutheran Church in Woodstock Virginia.

The only two identified persons are Daniel S. Hottel, front row second from right, and Rev. John Perry…

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This photograph shows a portion of the "wagonner shed" that was located along the Valley Turnpike (US Route 11) in Edinburg Virginia.

The shed was used by crews operating freight wagons on the Valley Turnpike. These wagons carried produce and…

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Scan of a photograph strip with five images showing a girl holding a dog in various poses. Both the girl and the creator of the photographs are unknown.

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Scan of a photograph strip with five images showing two different women. Both the women and the creator of the photographs are unknown.

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Scan of a photograph strip with five images showing two different African American women. Both the women and the creator of the photographs are unknown.
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