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Harrisonburg (Va.) -- History -- 19th century

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Lucy Simms oral histories

Identifier: SdArch 20

The oral history collection includes the recollections of Carlotta Harris, Edgar Johnson and wife, Wilhelmina Johnson, Louise Winston, and Elon Rhodes, former students of Lucy Simms, and Ellen Walker, current owner of the Lucy Simms house.

Dates: 2000

Mary Jordan Diaries

Identifier: SC 0162

The collection is comprised of two bound diaries kept by Mary Jordan of Harrisonburg between 1862 and 1883, with short entries pertaining to the Civil War in the Shenandoah Valley, the weather, local births, deaths and marriages, and daily activities such as church attendance, visits from relatives and friends, and travel.

Dates: 1862-1883