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…

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Photograph of Dorothy Bauserman's school portrait. The school portrait has a border with the words "School Days" on the top and "1942-43" on the bottom.

Dorothy was born in Toms Brook, daughter of Russell P. and Beulah (Miller) Bauserman. She…

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Portrait of Mr. Melvin Kibler and his wife, Mrs. Dorothy Rutz Kibler, as a young couple. They lived in Toms Brook, VA and had three children.

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Undated portrait of Pastor Luther Lee "L.L." Huffman and his wife Minna Enola Beam Huffman.

Pastor Huffman was a Lutheran minister and native of Stanley in Page County Virginia. He served the Toms Brook Parish of the Tennessee Synod of the…

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A photograph of Eugene and Mary Crabill, married in 1952. They owned and operated Crabill's Meat Market in Toms Brook, Virginia. In this photograph, they sit holding hands on a couch. Mr. Crabill is wearing a suit and Mrs. Crabill is wearing a dress.

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Portrait of Rev. Alfred Shumate who served as the Minister of the Lutheran Church in Toms Brook.

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Marriage certificate for Melvin L. Hollar from Toms Brook and Audrey M. Hamilton from Mt. Jackson dated October 18, 1948 in Hagerstown, Maryland.

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Billy Hottle (seated with legs crossed), Jenny Lind (Hottle) Troutman, and older Ralph Hottle (standing on the right).

The children grew up in Toms Brook. Their parents were Monnie Myrtle Miley Hottle and Lawrence Hottle.

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Photograph of St. Peters Lutheran Church in Toms Brook, Virginia.

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Photograph of the Toms Brook School.

The building was constructed in 1879 and added on too several times.

It would be demolished ca. 1935.

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Photo of William Acevedo's application for a Merchant, Restaurant, and Tobacco business license from 1950. His business, called "Toms Brook Lunch", was in Toms Brook.

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Photograph showing a crane mounted on a railcar working on the railroad trestle crossing Toms Brook in the town of Toms Brook Virginia.

This photograph was taken in the spring of 1924 when the Southern Railway Company installed a new bridge at…

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Photograph showing the Town of Toms Brook Virginia looking northeast.

The photograph was taken from an elevated position on a railcar mounted crane that was present in the spring of 1924 to rebuild the rail trestle.

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Photograph of a group of men working with a railroad crane to install of piece of the railroad trestle crossing Toms Brook in the Town of Toms Brook Virginia.

The photograph was taken in 1924 when the trestle was reconstructed.

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Photograph of five men working with a railroad crane to install a piece of the railroad trestle crossing Toms Brook in the Town of Toms Brook Virginia.

The photograph was taken in 1924 when the trestle was reconstructed.

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Photograph showing Toms Brook Virginia.

This picture was taken from a railcar mounted crane that was present in town to rebuild the Southern Railway trestle crossing Toms Brook in 1924.

The photograph faces east. St. Peter's Lutheran Church…

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Photograph showing an elevated view of the Town of Toms Brook Virginia with a focus on the area along the Southern Railway line.

The Toms Brook Depot is visible in the foreground.

This photograph would have been taken in 1924 when the…

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Photograph showing a crane mounted on a railcar working on the railroad trestle crossing Toms Brook in the town of Toms Brook Virginia.

This photograph was taken in the spring of 1924 when the Southern Railway Company installed a new bridge at…

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Photograph showing a view of Toms Brook Virginia.

The photographer was standing in the area of the railroad trestle looking northeast.

The photograph would have been taken sometime in the spring of 1924 while the new railroad trestle was…

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Photograph showing the congregation of St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Toms Brook Virginia.

The photograph is undated and unlabeled.

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Photograph of a Fifth Grade Class taught by Betty L. Carey at the Toms Brook Elementary School during the 1963-1964 school year.

The students are unidentified.

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Advertisement for Thomas Manufacturing Company Disc Drills and Grain Drills sold by Snarr and Miley Store in Toms Brook Virginia.

The advertisement is undated, but includes testimonials from individuals dated 1911.

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Color photograph showing "Miss Holler" and her second grade class at Toms Brook School.

The photograph was taken during the 1959-1960 school year and the identity of the students is unknown.

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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…
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