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Alfred Beckley McComb, proprietor of McComb’s Store in Huntersville, W.Va., pictured here at the age of 98. Born April 1, 1859, he was the son of James Price McComb and Eliza Ann Moore. He married Emma Alice McLaughlin, daughter of Hugh P. McGlaughlin and Alcinda Bird. Their children were Harry, Lollie (McCray), Jessie (Pierson), Mary Enid (Cochran), More...

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By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, September 14th, 2016

Preserving Pocahontas

Portrait of Margaret Clarissa Sutton Arbogast, wife of Adam Arbogast for whose family Arbovale was named. The portrait was taken by Nestor Studios of Elkins, W.Va. She is pictured here at about 75 years of age. More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, September 7th, 2016

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An unidentified small child stands on the running board of a car in front of the Stulting House, birthplace of Pearl S. Buck, in Hillsboro, W.Va. Photo courtesy of Pearl S. Buck Birthplace Foundation, ID: PSB000166 Access More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, August 31st, 2016

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This portrait of an unknown girl was taken by Cal Gay at his Forest Art Gallery in Marlinton around 1909. The young lady could possibly be a member of the John Watson Dilley and Lizzie Sharp Dilley family. Please More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Thursday, August 25th, 2016

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Orville McMillion (born Sept 9, 1919) at left and Lola Gray McMillion (born Oct 19, 1917) at right, in front of C.J. Richardson Hardware in Marlinton, W.Va. They were the children of Walter and Ollie McMillion. More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, August 17th, 2016

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Seven unidentified lumberjacks pose on felled logs with their “tools of the trade” in northern Pocahontas County during the early 1900s. The young man seated in the center is holding a beautiful spaniel on More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, August 10th, 2016

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Portrait of Birdie Blanche Gibson Varner, of Elk Community near Slaty Fork, W.Va. She was the daughter of James Gibson and Martha Susan Hannah and married Harry Collett Varner. Archives, Pearl Carter Ward Collection, More...

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