Shenandoah County Library Archives

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Portrait of Margaret Magruder wearing a winter coat with fur on the collar and cuffs.

Margaret was born to Mark Welsh Magruder and Lilia Myrtle Riddleberger. She grew up in Woodstock where her father was an agent in the Fire Insurance business.…
Portrait of Olive M. (Magruder) Dellinger, as a young woman.

Mrs. Dellinger was born in Woodstock to Mark W. Magruder (1868-1921) and Lelia (Riddleberger) Magruder (1867-1939).

She taught school for more than 30 years in Washington, D.C.,…
Group of unidentified students posing on the steps of the Lantz Mills School.

The photograph was taken ca. 1924. based on a similar image that is dated.
Portrait of Miss Walton wearing a long faux pearl necklace and shown in profile. She taught kindergarten in Woodstock in the 1920's.
Faded image of a group of unidentified elementary-aged school children and a few unidentified teachers standing outside of their school building.
Portrait of Professor Milton Hollingsworth wearing a suit and tie. He was the son of Charles Edwin and Fannie (Coffelt) Hollingsworth and had a long career in high school level education; first as a teacher, later as a Principal.

Milton married…
Portrait of Howard Johnston Benchoff, influential headmaster of Massanutten Military Academy in Woodstock.

He was the son of Loudon Francis and Martha Belle (Johnston) Benchoff. His first wife was Kathryn Leona Mahon who died in 1918. His second…
A portrait of Mary Bair Bowman who was a teacher at Woodstock High School.
Portrait of Mary Bair Bowman who was a well known music teacher at Woodstock High School.
Candid classroom scene with unidentified elementary-aged children at work while an unidentified teacher works with a boy one-on-one. Pictures of Bible scenes on the walls indicate this was a Sunday school of some kind.
Unidentified group of teachers serving the Shenandoah Valley Academy students in the 1930s. Established in 1908, the Seventh-Day Adventist coeducational boarding school for high school students still exists and is located in New Market, Virginia.
Group of unidentified students and possibly, a teacher at the top left, posed in front of an unknown school building.
Group of unidentified students and teachers posed as a group in front of an unidentified school building.
Portrait of Xina Holmes Durette. She was a newspaper reporter, teacher, and school principal in Luray, Virginia.
Portrait of Durwood Myers who worked as an agricultural teacher at Woodstock High School and later, at Central High School.
Portrait of Eleanor Balthis, who taught music and government at Strasburg High School for many years. She lived on Queen Street in Strasburg.
Portrait of Judith Nelson Gaines Adams as a young woman. She taught school in Shenandoah County after college.

Document announcing public sale for the personal property of William C. Pettit, deceased. Pettit was a teacher who had taught for a period in Hardy County and then in Shenandoah County where he died sometime in the early 1850s.

Photograph of Josephine Miller (Lynn) and Marie Boyer at Harrisonburg State Teacher's College sometime around 1930. Both graduated and became teachers in Shenandoah County.

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.
Postcard with a picture of the principal and faculty at the former Woodstock High School on Court Street.
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