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Preserving Pocahontas

Unknown Woman – circa 1905

Celebrating Black History Month. This unidentified woman lived in Huntersville, W.Va. possibly in the Brown’s Mountain area. The photograph was taken around 1905 by Nancy Annise Moore McLaughlin, wife of Wallace Hugh McLaughlin. This digital image is from the original glass negative. Please contact Preserving Pocahontas if you have any information that would help identify the photograph. (Courtesy of Guy (Butch) McElwee, Jr., ID: PHP003274)

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If you have historical records or photographs to be scanned for the county Historical Archive contact Preservation Officer B.J. Gudmundsson at 304-799-3989 or email Prints of photographs are available.

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