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Nina Corbett Brooks Collection


Nina Gertrude Corbett was born September 13, 1916 in Dunmore, West Virginia. Her parents were James Omer Corbett and Anna Mae McLaughlin. She married…

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Oliver and Lucille Sprouse Collection


Galford, Gragg, Sprouse Family photographs collected and preserved in photo albums by Lucille Galford (Mrs. Oliver) Sprouse of Dunmore/Frost, W.Va. …

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Kisner Collection


Lloyd Edgar Kisner, Sr. and his wife, Edna Graham, lived in Frank, W.Va. where they raised their five children. Mr. Kisner was employed by Howes…

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Huntersville Music Festival Collection


The Pocahontas County Mountain Music and Bluegrass Festival was held in Huntersville, W.Va. from 1973 until 1983. In 1978 the festival was filmed by…

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Orphan Photo Collection


The Orphan Photo Collection is home to the many photographs in our archive that have not been identified. If you have information about a photo that…

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Pearl S. Buck Collection


American writer, Pearl Sydenstricker Buck, was born in Pocahontas County in 1892. She won the Pulitzer Prize in 1932 for her book, "The Good Earth",…

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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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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 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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