Shenandoah County Library Archives

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Photograph published in the Shenandoah Herald newspaper noting Dorothy Ann Newland of Mt. Jackson had been selected to be the Honorary Fire Chief for the Mt. Jackson Fire Company.

At the time she was a sophomore at Mary Washington College…

Photographs showing two individuals, one woman from the Fritts family and a man from the Dellinger family. The man is in uniform and appears to be a 1st Lieutenant in the US Army.

The man and the woman are most likely 1st cousins, sharing the…
Portrait of an unidentified man and woman sitting next to each other in studio. The man is wearing a suit with tie and the woman is wearing glasses.
Photograph of five young unidentified women dressed as men in suits and hats. They are sitting on a horse-drawn carriage.
A photograph of three separate pictures with three unidentified young women, possibly from a photo album. The photograph in the top left is a picture of a woman in a dress leaning against a wall. The photograph in the top right is a picture of a…
Portrait of an unidentified young woman wearing a pearl necklace.
Unidentified nude female censored by photographer.
Portrait of two unidentified women, seated. Family resemblance indicates they are related.
Portrait of two unidentified women. One is seated behind the other. Family resemblance indicates they are related.
Portrait of unidentified woman wearing glasses and a fur collar.

Photograph showing an unidentified woman walking along Main Street in Edinburg Virginia.

The photograph is facing north. An advertisement sign for "The Homestead Coffee Shoppe" is visible in the foreground.

The photograph is undated, but…

Photograph of J. Clinton "Clint" Reynolds and Florence Mae Gochenour Reynolds.

The photograph identifies them as the oldest married couple at Mt. Zion Lutheran Church near Fariview when the photograph was taken in September of 1980.

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Photograph of Ada Woldson Samuels.

Published in the Shenandoah Herald newspaper on May 8 1969 as part of their "Country Kitchen" series.

Ada was born in January 15 1919 in Strasburg Virginia. Daughter of a tailor who operated Wolfsons…

Photograph of May Cecelia Whitaker Rinker.

Published in the Shenandoah Herald on April 10, 1969 as part of their "Country Kitchens" series.

May Whitaker Rinker was born May 1, 1901 in Shenandoah County. She married Garnett L. Rinker Sr. They…

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1974 photograph of Jean Artz, a resident of Shenandoah County.

Portrait photograph of Laura Catherine Pence Funkhouser.

Laura lived in the Pleasant Valley community of Shenandoah County which is approximately 2 miles west of Mt. Jackson Virginia. She married Joseph Funkhouser on March 26, 1896 and had 5…

Scan of a photograph strip with five images showing a girl holding a dog in various poses. Both the girl and the creator of the photographs are unknown.

Photograph of an unidentified teen girl.

Letter sent from Douglas V. Evans to Margaret Hoffman congratulating her being named to the honor role while a student at Madison College, now James Madison University.

Douglas V. Evans was principal of the Woodstock High School when Margaret…

Two photographs. One showing a cemetery in an unknown location and a second showing an unidentified woman inside that cemetery. Both photographs are labeled on the reverse "October 2" 1914."

Photograph from an album entitled "Our Trip" to Strasburg VA, dated September 1901. The album is dedicated to "Ethel Bowman" whose parents hosted the travelers during their visit and who labeled each photograph.

The photograph shows an…

Moving to Shenandoah County in 1950, Amanda Brown turned the fields surrounding her house east of Maurertown into a “nature paradise” filled with plants that supported birds and small animals.

When she wasn’t planting Amanda supported the…

In 1975 Dorothy L. Campbell became a clerk at the post office in Woodstock. A Shenandoah Valley-Herald report on her hiring noted she had a high score of over 96 on the Civil Service examination needed to secure that position. According to Postmaster…
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