Shenandoah County Library Archives

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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…

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.

Photograph of an unidentified African American young man.

Oral history interview featuring Gwendolyn "Gwen" Tolliver Nickens conducted on February 5, 2016 for the Shenandoah County Library's Black History Month Program. In 1963 Gwen became the first African American student to attend the formally all black…

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In this July 1949 photograph, Genevieve McClain poses with (left to right) Alonzo Smith, unknown, and Daniel Smith. McClain was a teacher at the segregated school for African American students in Woodstock.

The picture was taken by Woodstock…

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Photograph showing a group of three African American Men playing marbles with an unidentified boy.

A photograph showing an unidentified woman. It was taken by Woodstock photographer Hugh Morrison.

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This photograph shows members of the Knights Pythias Hill Top Lodge number 143 in Strasburg Virginia. It was taken by an unidentified photographer on April 11 1908.

Almost nothing is known about this organization except for it was one of the…

Photograph from the collection of photographer Hugh Morrison showing an unidentified African American soldier taken during the period of the Second World War.
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