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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. I think that Mr. McMillion worked at the tannery. These old tintypes become faded and cracked over time and, as you can see, this one is showing More...

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

Preserving Pocahontas

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...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, August 3rd, 2016

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A large group of men, women and children are gathered on the grounds at Marvin Chapel Church, one mile north of Mill Point, W.Va. Automobiles are visible in back under the trees. Courtesy of Charlotta Riley, ID: More...

By Pocahontas Times On Wednesday, July 27th, 2016

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This portrait of the William Shinaberry Family was sent in by Priscilla Shields Waldman along with the following description: For purposes of dating this photograph, the girl standing in the front, Genevieve Nettie More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, July 20th, 2016

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Coach P. C. Brummage’s Marlinton High School Basketball Team 1956-1957. First row, l-r: Larry Burns, Eugene Hannah, Tom Burns, Norval Waugh, Letcher Simmons, Eugene Stuart. Second row, l-r: Bill Hockenberry, More...

By BJ. Gudmundsson On Wednesday, July 13th, 2016

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The wedding of Mabel O. Wilson and Allen E. Burner, M.D. took place in Durbin December 20, 1917. Front row, l – r: Ethyl Levisay, Mr. and Mrs. A. E. Burner. Second row, l – r: Rev. J. P. Atkins, Clyde Carpenter, More...

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