Shenandoah County Library Archives

Shenandoah County Library Digital Archives

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Postcard showing Route 11 as it runs through Meems Bottom and the Mt. Airy farm near Mt. Jackson Virginia.

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Postcard showing B.E. Nelson's wheat field.

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If you had attended a community event in the 70s, or 80s you might have found Betty Showman there, dressed as the popular TV character Minnie Pearl.

A resident of Conicville, Betty began performing as Minnie in 1963. She took her act to various…

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Photograph of three cows at an unidentified farm.

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Photographic postcard showing the driveway leading to "Mt. Airy" a farm along the Shenandoah River in the Meems Bottom area just south of Mt. Jackson Virginia.

The image also shows the Massanutten Mountain in the background and was taken near…

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Statement issued by the Shenandoah Co-Operative Farm Bureau to the Edinburg Hatchery for items purchased during the month of November 1939.

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Postcard with a picture showing a man holding a snake in front of the entrance to the Edinburg Snake and Alligator Farm located in Bowman's Crossing.

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Photograph taken by William Hoyle Garber showing tractors participating in the corn harvest at an unidentified farm.

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Twp photographs showing two unidentified men loading or unloading a wagon filled with hay.

Based on the date of a related image, these photographs most likely date to ca. 1916.

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Photographs showing a groups of farmers/agricultural laborers making hay with horse powered equipment. The photographs are dated August 26 1929.

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This picture shows a paper milk-bottle cap produced by Woodstock Virginia’s Ford-Cooley Dairy. The dairy was located just south of Woodstock near Narrow Passage. It operated from sometime in the 1930s until around 1960.

It would have been used…

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Photograph showing sets of harnessed horses in a field somewhere in Shenandoah County.

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Photograph labeled "John Paul Williams Farm." Image shows group of individuals in front of a brick house posing with a car and truck. The location of the farm and identities of who is in the picture in unknown.

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Scale ticket and sale bill issued to Paul Runion by the Woodstock Livestock Market Inc.

The items are for the sale of a 220 pound calf on June 6, 1945. The gross amount for the sale was $36.30.

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Photograph showing two boys on a Southern Railway Express Company loading wagon filled with chickens.

The photograph is dated October 1914. The boys are unidentified. Most likely the image was taken at the Toms Brook railroad depot, but that…

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Mabel Runion spent most of her life in the Lantz Mill’s community. Her and her husband Peter moved there in 1938 after living for a few years in the Fairview Community.

The Runions were known for the wide array of animals that lived on their farm.…

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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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Postcard showing the Mt. Airy Farm located at Meems Bottom near Mt. Jackson Virginia.

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Postcard with a picture of a corn field located along the Shenandoah River near Strasburg Virginia.

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Postcard showing the River Lawn Farm house located approximately three miles from New Market Virginia

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Postcard showing individuals loading hay onto horse drawn wagons near New Market Virginia.

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Postcard showing a crew of men with a team of horses and mules seeding farmland on Meem's Bottom. Located just south of Mt. Jackson Virginia.

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Photograph showing the Shenandoah County Alms House. Built in 1829, the house would be destroyed by fire in 2013. Learn more about it at http://archives.countylib.org/tour/items/show/84

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Postcard with a photograph of men and horses in a "harvest scene" in the Shenandoah Valley. It icnludes a description of the valley's agricultural history.

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Postcard with a picture of flat land and Route 11 near the Shenandoah River outside Strasburg Virginia.
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