Shenandoah County Library Archives

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Letter from "John Scholl & Bro., Inc." of Reade Street in New York City to W.H. Baker of Toms Brook Virginia dated March 27, 1925. It concerns a damaged shipment of eggs.

W.H. Baker operated a general store and egg distribution business on Back…
Group of five unidentified people sitting on the porch of what appears to be a store.

The sign behind them advertises, "Flour for Sale or Exchange". There is also a "Schwepps" sign in the window.
Photograph of the interior of Walton & Smoot Drug store, located on Main Street in Woodstock, Virginia.
Interior view of the Walton & Smoot Drugstore at its original location on N. Main Street in Woodstock. The man on the right has been identified as Tom Golladay.
Photograph of the A & P Grocery store in Woodstock.
Unidentified storefront, possibly empty, including a door and display window. Decorative millwork and trim are visible above both the door and the window. Reflection in the window hints at a main street somewhere.
Store building in Maurertown Virginia.

The store was operated by W.E. McInturff as a general store that sold a variety of products to the local population. It was open during early to mid 20th century.

The building pictured no longer stands.…

Advertisement for the "Daily Arrival" at T.B. Richey's store.

The advertisement was printed in 1896 in an unknown newspaper. It lists underwear, produce, hardware, and groceries as items for sale.

The store was located on Main Street in…

Photograph of the "Samuel Bowman Store" located in the Hamburg community. The business operated from ca. 1869 until the mid-20th century.

The store was first operated by Samuel Bowman until his move to Woodstock and later by John Eckard.

Photograph of three unidentified women and an automobile outside Frye's Grocery Store in Mt. Clifton Virginia. The store was operated by Ivan "Wesley" Frye.

Photograph showing the Saum Hardware Store in Edinburg Virginia. The picture was taken at the public auction liquidating the inventory of the store and selling the building following its closing in 1988. The building was later demolished and replaced…

The photograph shows the Arion family on the porch of their store in Quicksburg Virginia. From left to right is an unidentified man, Worthington Arion, Catherine Arion, Bessie Arion, William Arion, and Marvin D. Arion.

This family would operate…

This photograph of bicycles for sale at the Schmitt Drugstore in Woodstock was taken sometime in the late 19th century. Around that time the country was experiencing a “bicycle craze.” This new form of transportation was popular among the members of…
Postcard showing the "Stop and Look" store and post office located in Bayse Virginia
Postcard with a picture of Clem's Department store which was located in Lantz Mills near Edinburg in Shenandoah County VA.
Postcard with a picture of Rickey's General Store in Woodstock Virginia. The site was the home of one of Woodstock's first movie theaters called the Chrystal Palace.
Color postcard with an interior picture of the Walton and Smoot Drug Store's original building in Woodstock Virginia.
Color postcard with an interior picture of the Walton and Smoot Drug Store's original building in Woodstock Virginia. Includes hand written note "Beefstew-Bar-cold beer."
Color postcard with a picture of the interior of Schmitt's Drug Store in Woodstock Virginia.
Color postcard with a picture of the display windows at Walton and Smoot Drugstore.

The card is dated ca. 1914. At the time, the store was located on N. Main Street in Woodstock near the Historic Shenandoah County Courthouse.
Postcard with a picture of stores in Maurertown Virginia. Includes the McInturff, Aleshire, and Clem stores on Main Street.

The stores were located on what is now US Route 11.
Postcard with a photograph of F.E. Grove's store in Strasburg Virginia.

The building still stands on E. King Street.
Postcard showing a picture of Lloyd's Department store in Strasburg Virginia.
Postcard with a picture of M.M. Orndorff's general store in Oranda Virginia. Picture includes individuals, horses, and a wagon.
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