Shenandoah County Library Archives

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Photograph of Rev. A. A. J. Bushong.

A Lutheran Minister, Bushong served several churches in Shenandoah County during the late 20th century. This includes Mt. Zion Lutheran Church at Fairview which he led from 1884-1895.

Born October 2, 1832,…

Photograph showing the "Portal Staff" at Edinburg High School. The image appeared in the school's 1959 yearbook, "Hi-Lights."

Portal staff were responsible for designing and producing the school's yearbook.

Pictured are Phyllis Benedict,…

Photographs (x2) of students from Strasburg High School in costume for the 1929 May Day parade and festival.

One photograph is labeled "May Day - 1929 - Seniors" and the second is labeled "What 'We' Wore."

The individuals in the photograph…

Photographs showing two individuals, one woman from the Fritts family and a man from the Dellinger family. The man is in uniform and appears to be a 1st Lieutenant in the US Army.

The man and the woman are most likely 1st cousins, sharing the…

Letter sent from "Weston & Anderson, Civil Engineering" located in Wilmington Delaware to W.R. Merrian, President of the Liberty Iron Furnace Company.

The letter references the decision to no longer pursue a possible extension of the Liberty Iron…

Snapshot of Woodstock Virginia's downtown business district dated May 1928.

The image was taken near at the intersection of Main and Court Streets and looks south. Visible businesses are:

-Holtzman Hotel
-Geary Hotel
-New York…

Card with attached ribbon issued to Zelda Lichliter by the Massanutten Garden Club for their Flower Festival.

The card is undated.

Zelda Lichliter was a resident of Strasburg Virginia. The Massanutten Garden Club operates in the same town.
Photograph of a photograph of the M.F. Risig residence located on Raleigh Court in Roanoke, Virginia.
Image of the Magruder Home located on W. Court Street in Woodstock. The home was adjacent to the Morrison Photographic Studio. It later became the Miller Nursing Home for a time.
Unidentified toddler seated outside on a toy of some kind.
Two unidentified men standing outside a two-story, wood-sided home. Snow is on the ground and on the branches of two large pines in the front yard.
Panoramic shot of a wooden building, fenced yard, and valley vista behind it.
Two story house on the Liberty Furnace Property.
Photograph of a drawing of Hollingworth Hall as it appeared on June 1, 1882. Written on the plate is: "Estate as it now stands comprises 625 acres of land the hall grounds - valued at L20,000". The hall was located in the village of Longdendale,…

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Unidentified two-story house with wraparound front porch on an in-town lot.
Unidentified small house with a sign out front that says, "Tourist" indicating that rooms were available to let.
Unidentified two-story home made of stone. Covered front porch and side addition are visible.
Panorama of an unidentified farm house on a knob with various barns and outbuildings around it.
Unidentified two-story house situated so the entryway is right on the sidewalk of a town street.
Private study or library, probably in a home. Two chairs, bookcases, heater, and part of a desk are visible.
Large unidentified home displaying a wraparound front porch and impressive three-story turret addition on the right.
Photograph of the Hotel Machir at the corner of Fort Street & Washington Street in Strasburg. The original structure was built in 1881 and was called the Chalyebeate Springs Hotel. Chalybeate’s reputation as an excellent lodging house would continue…
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