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Pearl S.Buck Collection


The Pearl S. Buck Archive Project has been made possible in part by a grant from the West Virginia Humanities Council. Additional funding and support…

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Pearl Carter Ward Collection


Pearl Carter Ward, daughter of Marvin Clark and Levia Gibson Carter, graduated from Edray District High School in 1917. Taught in Pocahontas County…

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Eula Gibson Collection


Large collections of photographs from the Estate of Eula Gibson Friel. Contributed by Laura Defibaugh McLaughlin.

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Warren E. Blackhurst Collection


Warren E. "Tweard" Blackhurst of Cass, West Virginia. Teacher at Green Bank High School. Noted Pocahontas County writer. His published works include …

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Fannie Overholt Photo Album


Frances "Fannie" Golden Overholt, Photo Album created in 1912 holds 175 black & white photographs. Subjects include: Students at Marlinton School,…

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Calvin Price Papers


Calvin W. Price, Editor of The Pocahontas Times until his death in 1957, was one of the most widely read and published country editors in America. His…

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Droop Mountain


Civilian Conservation Corps photos. Civil War Battle and Reenactment photos.

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School Photos


Various photos from school in Pocahontas County

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Harvey Bright Collection


Harvey K. Bright (1881-1962) teacher, furniture maker, watch maker and photographer in Marlinton, W.Va. Editor of the Marlinton Journal from…

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Hill Morgan Photo Album


Photo Album created by Florence Miriam Hill Morgan of Lobelia, W.Va. ca. 1894

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Marlinton Grade School Demolition


Marlinton Grade School, built in 1906, condemned in 1968 and torn down in 1975. William P. McNeel, Photographer

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Green Bank High School Demolition


Demolition of Green Bank High School which was closed in 1970

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Hillsboro High School Demolition


Demolition of Hillsboro High School which closed in 1970

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Marlinton High School Demolition


On September 16, 1967, Marlinton High School was ravaged by fire which burned one half of the 3-story building. William P. McNeel photographed the…

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Audio Collection


Sound files of Interviews and Oral Histories about Pocahontas County

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Alpine Hotel Fire

The Alpine Hotel Fire in Marlinton, West Virginia, occurred in the early morning hours of January 2, 1968. An entire city block was destroyed. The…

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Pocahontas County Historical Society


Photographs from the Pocahontas County Historical Society

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