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Photographs (x2) of students from Strasburg High School in costume for the 1929 May Day parade and festival.

One photograph is labeled "May Day - 1929 - Seniors" and the second is labeled "What 'We' Wore."

The individuals in the photograph…

Letter sent from "Betty Saufard" of Orange Virginia to Margaret Revere Hoffman Hoffman of Woodstock concerning their upcoming semester at Madison College (now James Madison University in Harrisonburg Virginia) and the "A. A. sports carnival" to be…
Postcard showing the Strasburg Post Office.

Constructed in 1936, the post office is still open on King Street.

Photograph of Russell Page Frye and Clara A. Sine Frye of Lantz Mill.

The image was taken and developed by Hugh Morrison at his Woodstock Studio. While the image is undated, it was most likely taken ca. 1908 when the couple were married.
Postcard with a picture of scenery in Zepp Virginia taken from the Mountain View Inn.

An unidentified individual has changed the caption to read "great north" Mountain instead of Shenandoah Mountain.

The image was taken and published by Hugh…

Broadside produced by Henkel & Company Printers advertising "Henkel's Eye-Water," a lotion designed to assist with eye inflammation.

The print company and product originated in New Market Virginia.
Postcard bearing a colorized image of the Cedar Creek "Battlefields" near Strasburg Virginia.

The battle occurred on October 19, 1964. This postcard is dated 1907.

Photographic card bearing an image of a steam locomotive and cars on the Narrow Passage Railroad Trestle located between Edinburg and Woodstock Virginia.

The reverse bears an advertisement for "War Views," images of various Civil War sites in…

For several years during the 1960s and 1970s, Stonewall Jackson High School fielded a competition gymnastics team. At the time, it and cheerleading were the only two sports offered to girls at the time.
While information is sketchy, it appears that…

Tintype of an unidentified woman. Reverse of the sleeve is marked "Jacob W. Coffman Traveling Stationary Photographer, Photograph Gallery, Saint Luke, Virginia."

"The Record," a publication produced monthly by the Woodstock Reformed Church Charge.

This edition is Volume II, Number 9 and is dated March 1912.

It includes information about services, financial transactions, and church groups.

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Photograph of Ruth Finks as it appeared in the "Shenandoah Herald and Shenandoah Valley" newspaper, November 27 1974.

Photograph of Julia Virginia Fansler from the 1949 "The Beacon," Triplett High School Yearbook. Julia was the librarian at the school and a graduate of Madison College, now James Madiston University.

Photograph of Russell Funkhouser as a child.

Russell was born, and lived, near the Macanie/Hudson Crossroads communities west of Mt. Jackson Virginia.

The photograph was produced by W.L. Mumaw of "Belgrade Virginia" located between Mt.…

Letter sent from "Weston & Anderson, Civil Engineering" located in Wilmington Delaware to W.R. Merrian, President of the Liberty Iron Furnace Company.

The letter references the decision to no longer pursue a possible extension of the Liberty Iron…

Statement issued to R.D. Newland by Wightman and Hisey for 1 bushel of seeds. Dated June 31, 1895.

Scale ticket and sale bill issued to Paul Runion by the Woodstock Livestock Market Inc.

The items are for the sale of a 220 pound calf on June 6, 1945. The gross amount for the sale was $36.30.
Postcard showing the bridge over the Shenandoah River between Front Royal and Riverton

Color postcard with a picture of a field on the Cedar Creek Battlefield site.
Color postcard with a picture of the Route 522 Bridge that crosses the Shenandoah River at Front Royal Virginia.
Color postcard with pictures advertising Skyline Caverns and Front Royal Virginia.
Color postcard with a picture of the Skyline Drive in Virginia.
Color postcard with a picture of a waterway and forest in the George Washington National Forest near Front Royal Virginia.
Color postcard with a landscape picture taken in the George Washington National Forest near Front Royal Virginia.

Minutes from the June 30, 1983 meeting of the "Ad Hoc Committee to Establish a Shenandoah County Library Association." This is the first recorded meeting of the group that ultimately helped established the Shenandoah County Library.
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