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Virginia Theatre and New Virginia Theatre Playbills
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.
Virginia Wilderness Committee Records
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.
Virginia wildland firefighters oral histories
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.
Virginia Wise Breen Collection of Flook Family Papers
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.
W. E. Long & Sons General Store Records
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.
W. L. Dechert Corporation Records
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.
Walton and Walton Law Firm Records
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.
Wampler Business Records
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.
Wampler Family Papers
The Wampler Family Papers contain family items, legal and financial documents, and agricultural information related to the Wampler family in Dayton, Virginia.
Warden and Harnsberger Family Papers
West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company Logging Photographs
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."
Wetsel Seed Company oral histories
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.
William B. Durie Letter
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.
William H. Bowman Papers
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.
William H. Keister Papers
The William H. Keister Papers, 1924-1955, consist of one bound volume of letters, loose correspondence, and miscellaneous materials pertaining to Keister.
William Hoyle Garber photographs
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).
William Ingham Papers
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.
William W. Thomas papers
The collection comprises the papers related to Dr. William W. Thomas' teaching career at James Madison University.
Wine Family Papers
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.
Wise Family collection
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.
Wittig Store Ledger
Ledger documenting the customer list and accounts for the Wittig Store in Bergton, Virginia.
WLR Foods records
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.
Women’s Club Records
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.
Woodbine Cemetery Records
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.
World War I Posters
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.
"Young Eph's Lament" Song Sheet
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.
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.
Zeno Bakery Postcard
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.
- Letters (correspondence) 148
- Photographs 105
- Harrisonburg (Va.) -- History 73
- Newspaper clippings 57
- Printed Ephemera 56
- Scrapbooks 55
- Virginia -- History, Local -- Sources 48
- Programs (documents) 38
- Ledgers (account books) 35
- Family papers 32
- Minutes (administrative records) 32
- Financial records 31
- Rockingham County (Va.) -- History -- Sources 31
- Receipts (financial records) 28
- Business records 24
- Education, Higher -- Virginia -- Harrisonburg -- History 23
- Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) -- History 23
- Diaries 22
- Rockingham County (Va.) -- History 22
- Black-and-white photographs 21
- Account books 20
- Oral histories (literary works) 20
- Administrative records 19
- Newsletters 19
- Legal documents 18
- Postcards 18
- Genealogies (histories) 17
- Pamphlets 15
- Universities and colleges -- Virginia -- Harrisonburg -- History 15
- Virginia -- Genealogy -- Sources 15
- Harrisonburg (Va.) -- History -- Sources 14
- Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.) -- History -- Sources 14
- Administrative reports 13
- Brochures 13
- Business records -- Sources 13
- Certificates 13
- Invitations 13
- Maps (documents) 13
- Membership lists 13
- Photograph albums 13 ∧ less
- English 417
- German 2
- James Madison University 132
- Madison College 90
- State Teachers College at Harrisonburg (Harrisonburg, Va.) 49
- State Normal School for Women at Harrisonburg (Harrisonburg, Va.) 26
- State Normal and Industrial School for Women (Harrisonburg, Va.) 25
- Harrisonburg-Rockingham Historical Society 23
- Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates 19
- Green Valley Auctions, Inc. 15
- Suter, Scott Hamilton 10
- Bookworm & Silverfish 8
- Cohasco, Inc. 8
- Lee Literary Society 8
- Confederate States of America. Army 6
- James Madison University. Alumni Association 6
- Geier, Clarence R., 1944- 5
- eBay (Firm) 5
- Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.) 4
- Effinger Street School 4
- Henkel family 4
- Massanutten Regional Library 4
- Whetzel, Charlie, 1940-2021 4
- Ashby, Turner, 1828-1862 3
- Bolgiano, Chris 3
- Bowman family 3
- Burruss, Julian Ashby, 1876-1947 3
- Duke, Samuel Page, 1885-1955 3
- Lanier Literary Society 3
- Lucy F. Simms School (Public school) 3
- Madison, James, 1751-1836 3
- Strickler family 3
- WLR Foods, Inc. 3
- Wampler family 3
- Wilderness Society (U.S.) 3
- Bersson, Robert 2
- Between the Covers Rare Books 2
- Blackley, Chuck 2
- Bradley Foundry (Va.) 2
- Brown family 2
- Carrier, Ronald E., 1932-2017 2
- Coleman, John 2 ∧ less