Preserving Pocahontas

John Matheny, on the left, with Lloyd Williams and Frank Ashford at the Ashford Home place in Green Bank, W.Va. Courtesy of Craig Ashford, ID PHP002389 Access the “Preserving Pocahontas” Digital Library at www.pocahontaspreservation.org or...

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Office and bark storage shed at the West Virginia Pulp and Paper Company’s extract plant on Deer Creek near Arbovale, W.Va. This plant operated from 1913 until 1928. Mr. Arthur Moulton was Superintendent until...

Preserving Pocahontas

Wedding portrait of Ambrose and Lillie Bird Atkinson Hill, married at Lobelia around 1895. From the Florence Miriam Hill Morgan Photograph Album. Courtesy of Joe Hollandsworth, ID PHP000009 Access the “Preserving Pocahontas” Digital Library at...

Preserving Pocahontas

Farm scene at John D. Gay’s at Edray, north of Marlinton, W.Va. The photo shows men and a small child on horses, women with a horse and buggy, cows, a herd of sheep and...

Preserving Pocahontas

Smith Hammons, as photographed by Carl Fleishhauer in 1973, seated on the porch of his home in Hillsboro. He is holding an old photo of his father, Edden Hammons, and other pictures of his...

Preserving Pocahontas

The Hannah School was located on Old Field Fork of Elk River, three miles south of Slaty Fork. It was built in 1915 and closed in 1930. This photograph shows the teacher at right...

Preserving Pocahontas

This page from the Mt. Zion Church Record of Scholars shows the membership list as recorded on May 24, 1914. The record includes name, age and gender. Names are as follows: W. H. Dilley,...

Preserving Pocahontas

Gretchen Edith Elliott holding her pet cat near the Elliott homeplace at Boyer Crossing. The daughter of Rufus H. and Clemma Grogg Elliott, Gretchen was born at Winterburn on May 31, 1913 and passed...