Shenandoah County Library Archives

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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…

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Postcard showing the Strasburg Post Office.

Constructed in 1936, the post office is still open on King Street.

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For several years during the 1960s and 1970s, Stonewall Jackson High School fielded a competition gymnastics team. At the time, it and cheerleading were the only two sports offered to girls at the time.
While information is sketchy, it appears that…

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Tintype of an unidentified woman. Reverse of the sleeve is marked "Jacob W. Coffman Traveling Stationary Photographer, Photograph Gallery, Saint Luke, Virginia."

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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 Julia Virginia Fansler from the 1949 "The Beacon," Triplett High School Yearbook. Julia was the librarian at the school and a graduate of Madison College, now James Madiston University.

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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…

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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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Minutes from the June 30, 1983 meeting of the "Ad Hoc Committee to Establish a Shenandoah County Library Association." This is the first recorded meeting of the group that ultimately helped established the Shenandoah County Library.

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Oral history featuring Teddy Delawder of Mt. Jackson Virginia recorded at Morning Star Lutheran Church by Alex Whitehurst of James Madison University. The interview was conducted as part of a project designed to better understand the history of Bird…

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Postcard with a picture of the Shenandoah River near the town of Woodstock Virginia.

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A letter written to W.R. Merriam of the Liberty Iron Furnace Company threatening to destroy the "Dinky" railroad, which connected the furnace with Edinburg Virginia, unless James Sine and Thomas Foltz were fired.

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Oral history featuring David Cline of Bayse Virginia recorded by Anthony Green of James Madison University. The interview was conducted as part of a project designed to better understand the history of Bird Haven Virginia, the Shenandoah Community…

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Postcard showing the Shenandoah Valley Academy in New Market Virginia.

The postcard is dated 1910.

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Postcard showing the Greystone Lodge in Basye Virginia.

This structure was originally constructed by Vice Admiral Henry V. Butler ca. 1920. It was operated as a type of hunting/recreation lodge around 1950. Today it is a private residence.

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Photographic postcard showing girls on the porch of a cabin at Camp Strawderman.

The postcard identifies the cabin as "Barcarolle," which is one of the sleeping cabins at the camp.

Camp Strawderman is located west of Columbia Furnace Virginia…

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Photographic postcard showing a group of girls riding horses as part of their activities at Camp Strawderman. The card is labeled "Early Morning Ride. Camp Strawderman, Columbia Furnace Virginia."

The camp is located west of Edinburg VA near the…

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Postcard with a picture of cabins at Camp Strawderman which is an all girls camp located near Columbia Furnace in Shenandoah County Virginia.

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Postcard with a picture of the gateway to Camp Strawderman which is an all girls camp located near Columbia Furnace in Shenandoah County Virginia.

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Postcard with a photograph of Camp Strwderman, all girls camp located near Columbia Furnace in Shenandoah County Virginia, showing mountains in the background.

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Photographic postcard of girls standing on the "swinging bridge" at Camp Strawderman.

Located west of Edinburg Virginia, Camp Strawderman is a girls only camp that has operated since 1929.

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Postcard with an image taken from the meadow of Camp Strawderman which is an all girls camp located near Columbia Furnace in Shenandoah County Virginia.

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Postcard with an image of a cabin and girls at Camp Strawderman which is an all girls camp located near Columbia Furnace in Shenandoah County Virginia.

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Postcard with a photograph of a cabin at Camp Strawderman which is an all girls camp located near Columbia Furnace in Shenandoah County Virginia.

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Postcard with an aerial photograph showing Camp Strawderman which is an all girls camp located near Columbia Furnace in Shenandoah County Virginia.
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