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Montgomery County Confederate 25 cent fractional note dated August 1, 1862.

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This 1883 Trout & Ellis polictcal ribbon carries the Virginia State seal and the slogan "This Way Freemen!" The slogan was a motto of the Virginia Democratic Party in 1883 and Henry S. Trout was a Democratic office-holder in that era. He was a…

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Feature sheet from 1929 Virginia Polytechnic Institute yearbook, The Bugle, for senior Patrick Henry Price. The sheet has his photograph and a list of his activities, and a photo of his mother, Elizabeth Snider Price, as an inset.

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Photograph on mat of Patrick Henry Price and classmates at the Prices Fork School in 1913. Prices Fork developed during the mid-nineteenth century in an area settled by the Price family in the mid-1700s.

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Photograph of the Prices Fork School as it appeared c. 1915. Prices Fork developed during the mid-nineteenth century in an area settled by the Price family in the mid-1700s. There were several other schools built in this design about 1910 in…

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Photograph of Confederate Monument in Christiansburg Town Square. Probably taken during a Confederate Veteran memorial event on June 3, 1905. Identified in the photograph are N. V. Correll and G. N. Garnaund.

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Railroad magazine clipping of a photo of the Norfolk & Western Railway Radford Division work crew in 1894. Caption lists the names of the men as: Temp Fuller, C. T. Woolwine, Mr. Albert, T. S. Philpott, Ballard Thompson, Robert Thornhill, Jim George,…

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Photograph of Camp Comfort, which was located near the intersection of Radford Road and College Street in Christiansburg. It opened in 1928 and was one of the first motor courts to be built in the county. It was constructed by Morris C. Miller. The…

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1923 pass card for William M. King, Helper, for the Norfolk & Western Railroad.

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1920 pass card for William M. King, Signal Fitter and his Helper, for the Norfolk & Western Railroad.

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Membership card for William M. King to the Brotherhood of Railroad Signalmen of America. King lived in Christiansburg and worked for the Norfolk & Western Railroad from at least 1910 until at least 1923.

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1917 pass card for William M. King, Signal Fitter, for the Norfolk & Western Railroad.

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Handwritten diary written in January and February of 1913 by Anna Temple Harless (1897-1976). She later married Julius Goodman.

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Small program booklet for the dedication of the Montgomery County War Memorial on the town square in Christiansburg on 31 May 1953. The names of those who died during World War I, World War II and the Korean War are listed inside along with the…

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Land Office Treasury Warrant dated 4 December 1779 authorizing William Preston to survey 200 acres of land for William Preston. Single sheet with hand-sewn repair of tear and red wax seal. Preston Preston (1729-1783) was a surveyor, commissioner, and…

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Single sheet program with an obituary or funeral service for Prof. Charlie B. Williams at First Baptist Church, Allegheny [Alleghany] Springs, Montgomery County, Va. who was a graduate of Christiansburg Institute

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Single-fold program for Commencement at Montgomery Female College on 9 June 1886. Also contains programs for the Senior Evening and Commencement Concert with names of speakers and performers. Inscribed "Mary Williams"

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Letter to "My Darling Cousin" from of Christiansburg; 15 May 18?? [circa 1875]. The letter includes a hand drawn calligraphy card "Miss Lake Sullivan Ripley, Tennessee" with image of a bird made by "Mr. Scott"; mentions exams and concert performance;…

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Single sheet of Montgomery Female College letterhead with a handwritten receipt for $45 received from Captain John C. Wade [of Christiansburg] for the tuition for daughters Jennie and Kate Wade in 1882-1883 signed by principal Oceana Pollock.
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