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Photograph showing two women with a steam locomotive. The woman standing is Elizabeth Williams Lichliter whose husband William worked for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad at the Strasburg Junction Depot. The younger woman on the locomotive may be one…

Photograph of "Edna" labeled "all ready for some class." It appeared in Pauline Lichliter's Strasburg High School scrapbook and is dated May 17 1920.

Photograph showing Lois Virginia Chandler. The image appears in Pauline Lichliter's Strasburg High School scrapbook ca. 1920. It is labeled as "Our President."

Photograph showing Frances Jenkins (1884-1980), teacher at Strasburg High School. The picture was taken sometime around 1920, It appears in Pauline Lichliter's high school scrapbook.

Photograph showing an unidentified female member of the Lichliter family. The picture was taken in Strasburg Virginia.

Photograph of two unidentified Strasburg High School Graduates. The women are most likely members of the Lichliter family.

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Photograph of two women. Taken from the 1925 Strasburg High School Annual. Page labeled "Everyday at S.H.S."

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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…

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Photograph showing two women and a man sitting on a tree with fishing poles beside a body of water. The photograph comes from an album labeled "Our Trip to Strasburg" and is dated 1901.

On Decmeber 28th, 1926 Miss Zelda Lichliter of Strasburg Virginia received this New Year’s card from Seona of Richmond Virginia.

New Year cards were initially developed in the 19th century as secular versions of Christmas cards. Their use soon…

Sometime between 1900 and 1925, one member of the Lichliter family produced this drawing. Unfortunately, whoever was responsible failed to leave any information behind.

What we do know is that the Lichliters lived on Washington Street in…

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Sometime during the First World War this story was written about the United States flag. Though the story is undated, its reference to troops going “over the top” in France indicates it was composed during that conflict. Most likely it was…

On May 20, 1927 Strasburg High School’s seniors graduated during commencement exercises held at the Strand Theatre. This invitation was one of numerous cards ordered by the class’s 38 graduates. Originally the event seems to have been planned for…

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This photograph shows students at the Strasburg Graded in High School sometime in the 1920s. It is part of the Truban Archive’s Lichliter Collection which contains thousands of items detailing life in the area from the early 1900s until the 1940s.…

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On June 1, 1915 J.R. Selz, of the Chicago-based Selz, Schwab & Co., sent this letter to Pauline Lichliter of Strasburg Virginia, notifying her that she had been awarded the coveted Morris Selz Liberty Bell Medals.

Named for the Selz Company’s…
Postcard with a picture of the Strasburg Reservoir and a description of its history and use.
Postcard with a picture of the Strasburg Reservoir.
Postcard showing a picture of a waterfall on the Fishers Hill Battlefield near the Fisher Residence on Tumbling Run.
Postcard with a picture of a corn field located along the Shenandoah River near Strasburg Virginia.
Color postcard with a picture of US Route 11 at Fishers Hill and the interpretative highway sign describing the Civil War Battle that occurred there.
Postcard showing a picture of the Valley Turnpike at Fishers Hill Virginia.
Color postcard with a picture of the Shenandoah River at Fishers Hill near Strasburg Virginia.
Postcard showing a picture of soldiers encamped at the foot of Fishers Hill in Shenandoah County Virginia during a reenactment of the battle.
Color postcard showing a picture of the Powhatan Lime Plant located near Strasburg Virginia.
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