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Virginia Theatre and New Virginia Theatre Playbills

Identifier: SC 0080

This collection features nine playbills from plays and musical acts performed at the Virginia Theatre and New Virginia Theatre from the early twentieth century. The theatre was located in downtown Harrisonburg.

Dates: 1914-1924

Virginia Wilderness Committee Records

Identifier: SC 0209

The Virginia Wilderness Committee Records, 1961-2009, comprise official records - administrative and financial records, newsletters, project and subject files - documenting the organization's activities and projects related to wilderness legislation, preservation, and protection in Virginia's national forests and other wild areas.

Dates: 1961-2009

Virginia wildland firefighters oral histories

Identifier: SdArch 32

The Virginia Wildland Firefighters Oral Histories, 2006, is comprised of three sound recordings of interviews with US Forest Service Fire Fighters on their experiences fighting fires in the mountain region of Virginia, from 1940-2005. The collection includes transcripts, photographs, and other supplemental documents.

Dates: 2006

Virginia Wise Breen Collection of Flook Family Papers

Identifier: SC 0104

This collection contains one 1861 letter from M.H. Flook, one 1863 certificate of discharge for W. Christian Flook, and one 1842 letter from Caswell Freeman. Collection contains both transcriptions and originals.

Dates: 1842-1863

W. E. Long & Sons General Store Records

Identifier: SC 0218

The W. E. Long & Sons General Store Records, 1865-1971, primarily document the business activities of W.E. Long & Sons General Store in Rockingham County, Virginia. Records from the Mt. Clinton Post Office, predating W. E. Long's time as Mt. Clinton postmaster, are also included.

Dates: 1865-1971

W. L. Dechert Corporation Records

Identifier: SC 0311

The W. L. Dechert Corporation Records, 1890-1943, comprise two bound volumes containing historical information, financial records, meeting minutes, bylaws, and administrative information concerning Harrisonburg's W. L. Dechert Corporation.

Dates: 1890-1943

Walton and Walton Law Firm Records

Identifier: SC 0073

The Walton and Walton Law Firm Records, 1859-1900, consist primarily of client correspondence, notes, summaries of legal cases (including Walton vs. Williams, Allen vs. Walton), and the settlement of the Jacob Dinges Estate of Woodstock, VA. Several documents in this collection involve John Edwin Roller, 1845-1918, lawyer, soldier, lecturer, and antiquarian of Rockingham County.

Dates: 1859-1900

Wampler Business Records

Identifier: SC 0202

This collection contains correspondence, reports, photographs, business documents, financial statements, publications, and other documents that relate to the businesses of Charles Wampler Sr. (Wampler Feed and Seed Company) primarily and to a lesser degree his son, Charles Wampler Jr. (Wampler Food Incorporated). Correspondence comprises the bulk of the collection.

Dates: 1916-1972

Wampler Family Papers

Identifier: SC 0150

The Wampler Family Papers contain family items, legal and financial documents, and agricultural information related to the Wampler family in Dayton, Virginia.

Dates: 1798-1962

Warden and Harnsberger Family Papers

Identifier: SC 0201

West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company Logging Photographs

Identifier: SC 0130

Contains 36 B&W photographs of loggers (including African-American and child workers) cutting trees in North Carolina, Virginia, and unspecified locations. Some photos have hand-written or stamped information on the back explaining the techniques being used and identifying them as "West Virginia Pulp and Paper Co."

Dates: 1927-1931

Wetsel Seed Company oral histories

Identifier: SdArch 1

The Wetsel Seed Company Oral Histories, 1971, 1990, is comprised of interview transcripts, audio recordings, a pamphlet, and background papers, documenting the history of the Wetsel Seed Company, of Harrisonburg, Virginia.

Dates: 1971; 1990

William B. Durie Letter

Identifier: SC 0013

Letter written by William B. Durie, a Union Private during the American Civil War, to his sister dated December 27, 1864. Durie writes to his sister about his state of being, conditions in camp, and personal information about Christmas during the Siege of Petersburg.

Dates: 1864

William H. Bowman Papers

Identifier: SC 0087

The William H. Bowman Papers, 1856-1897, consist of the papers of William H. Bowman, including bills, receipts, and legal documents along with personal letters.

Dates: 1856-1897

William H. Keister Papers

Identifier: SC 0123

The William H. Keister Papers, 1924-1955, consist of one bound volume of letters, loose correspondence, and miscellaneous materials pertaining to Keister.

Dates: 1924-1955

William Hoyle Garber photographs

Identifier: SC 0318

The William Hoyle Garber Photographs, 1930-1960, comprise approximately 1625 negatives and 70 prints that were taken and developed by William Garber of Garber’s Photo Shop in Mount Jackson, Virginia. The photographs document the people, places, industries, automobiles, sports, events, disasters, etc., of the central and northern Shenandoah Valley (primarily between the cities of Harrisonburg and Woodstock).

Dates: 1930 - 1960

William Ingham Papers

Identifier: SC 0002

This collection, consisting of 37.13 cubic feet (113 boxes), contains the professional and academic papers of Dr. William Ingham, professor emeritus of physics at James Madison University.

Dates: 1945-2013

William W. Thomas papers

Identifier: SC 0227

The collection comprises the papers related to Dr. William W. Thomas' teaching career at James Madison University.

Dates: 1954 - 2004

Wine Family Papers

Identifier: SC 0273

The Wine Family Papers, 1885-2001, document three generations of the Wine family from Shenandoah County, Virginia. Their participation in civic engagement and community activities is documented through Sunday school minute books, ledgers, and diaries. The collection also comprises photographs, scrapbooks, postcards, and school materials documenting aspects of daily life.

Dates: 1885-2001

Wise Family collection

Identifier: SC 0001

The Wise Family Collection consists of genealogical records related to the Wise family of Rockingham County, Virginia and information about the Wise family home in Bridgewater, Virginia. The family Bible, Biblia, das ist: Die ganze Heilige Schrift dess Alten und Neuen Testaments, has been separated from the collection and cataloged as the Wise Family Bible.

Dates: 1787-circa 2012

Wittig Store Ledger

Identifier: SC 0217

Ledger documenting the customer list and accounts for the Wittig Store in Bergton, Virginia.

Dates: 1886-1889

WLR Foods records

Identifier: SC 0112

This digital collection contains over 5,000 scanned images representing 645 documents that pertain to the business endeavors, acquisitions, and publications of WLR Foods Incorporated.

Dates: 1948 - 2002

Women’s Club Records

Identifier: UA 0035

The Women's Club Records are comprised of newsletters, yearbooks, directories, papers, scrapbooks, media files and photographs that document the activities of the James Madison University's Woman’s Club, from 1977-2013.

Dates: 1977-2013

Woodbine Cemetery Records

Identifier: SC 0236

The Woodbine Cemetery Records, circa 1830-2006, consist of materials relating to the operation of Woodbine Cemetery, in Harrisonburg, Virginia. The collection includes a wide array of financial and commercial materials, including receipt books and loose receipts, account books, checks, ledgers, bank statements, board minutes and reports, customer correspondence, insurance information, maps, and other materials produced during the course of business over approximately the past 150 years.

Dates: circa 1830-2006; Majority of material found within 1940-2006

World War I Posters

Identifier: UA 0038

The collection is comprised of two World War I posters used at the State Normal School for Women at Harrisonburg, ca. 1917: “Stars and Stripes Forever,” and a poster advertising enrollment to the State Normal School for Women in order to support the war effort.

Dates: circa 1917

"Young Eph's Lament" Song Sheet

Identifier: SC 0055

The “Young Eph’s Lament” Song Sheet, circa 1850-1899, is a 5 x 8 inch hand-colored lithograph song sheet featuring four stanzas in stereotypical black dialect.

Dates: circa 1850-1899

YWCA Records

Identifier: UA 0028

The collection is comprised of two volumes of bound posters and programs pertaining to the State Normal and Industrial School branch of the YWCA, from 1909-1958.

Dates: 1909-1958

Zeno Bakery Postcard

Identifier: SC 0023

The Zeno Bakery Postcard, 1937, portrays Jimmie Packard, an African-American baker in a white chef’s coat and baker’s hat, as “Zeno’s Singing Baker.” The postcard, dated February 24, 1937, is addressed to Mrs. Pearl Allen of South Vernon, Massachusetts.

Dates: 1937

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