Shenandoah County Library Archives

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According to the Shenandoah Valley Herald "Cooking is Peggy Keller's hobby, baking cakes and decorating them is her specialty."

A resident of Toms Brook, she gained experience baking from her time in high school, working at local restaurants, and…

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 principle of the Woodstock High School when Margaret…

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…
Photograph taken by William Hoyle Garber showing Betty Ann Rosenberger.

A photograph showing an unidentified woman. It was taken by Woodstock photographer Hugh Morrison.

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.

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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 showing Ora Dodson of Conicville Virginia.

Photograph of Mary Lee Dysart of Woodstock Virginia.

Photograph showing Dagny Golladay of Woodstock Virginia.

Photograph showing Morag Macleod Simchak of Woodstock Virginia.

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When the Shenandoah Valley-Herald highlighted the work of Dr. Regina Karmy, they noted she believed “a woman’s place is in the home.” They also observed she just as firmly believed she was “entitled to a place in the operating room.”

Dr. Karmy,…

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

Photograph showing Ann "Rainbow" Harris of Shenandoah County.

Photograph showing Anna Lee Emswiler. Taken from the 1957 Triplett High School Yearbook. It noted Anna was a "Lee Class Office," Beta Club Officer, FHA Officer, on the Paper and Annual Staffs, and a member of the school's SCA.

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Photograph showing Selena Hines. Taken from the 1957 Triplett High School Yearbook. Selena was secretary of that school for many years.

Photograph of an unidentified elderly woman sitting in a chair.


Photograph of an unidentified woman.


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

Photograph of an unidentified girl on a bicycle. Most likely she is a member of the Lichliter family.

Photograph showing an unidentified woman. Most likely she is a member of the Lichliter family of Strasburg Virginia.


Photograph showing an unidentified woman. Most likely she was a member of the Lichliter family.


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Photograph showing Emma Lichliter Burkett.

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