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Cooking, American -- Shenandoah River Valley (Va. and W. Va.)

Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

John G. Stewart Papers

Identifier: SC 0157

Research materials and topical files pertaining to Shenandoah Valley folk culture including recipes, cures for ailments, folklore stories, and other traditions gathered and documented by John G. Stewart and Elmer Smith, former professors at Madison College (James Madison University).

Dates: 1761-2002; Majority of material found within 1953-1973

Recipe book and produce ledger

Identifier: SC 0332

The Recipe Book and Produce Ledger consists of one blank-book of ruled paper, circa 1911-1919, possibly originating from the area between Harrisonburg and Staunton, Virginia. The book contains a number of handwritten recipes, primarily desserts and beverages. It also includes numerous pages recording farm produce, such as butter and eggs, sold by the owner between January 1911 and July 1919.

Dates: circa 1911-1919