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Photos and Ideas that Inspired Across The Blue Ridge Mountains
Our School Can you tell which one is me? I am the one in the second row on the left with my face all screwed up because I did not know we were having our picture taken this day because I was not paying attention to what Miss Halfyard was saying the day before and I was wearing an old dress. Ethel is next to me in the pretty dress with little purple flowers. We both have bows. Our parents had extra money.
The River Riders These men would move lumber and pig iron down the Shenandoah River from Port Republic, Elkton, and Luray to points North like Front Royal—until the railroad took over.
Halsom is the one grinning like he ate the canary, far to the right.
Daddy was very proud of his car.
The Dodson Family
Tom’s Kitchen Old-timey, but cozy.
MaryBird McAllister in her home, Bacon Hollow. This photo was taken by George Foss, a songcatcher from the University of Virginia.
Granny Rowe in Her Garden
Tom’s First Wife She was so beautiful.
Tom and Belle Don’t you hate the way they are looking at each other? I do.
George Freeman Pollock dressed as an Arab Sheik with one of his many snakes. He was known by many as Polly, Ole George, and that damn Pollock.
Card Belle gave me after my third child was born; she thought she was being funny
Articles About Us Mountaineers
The Five and Dime on North Main Street There is a soda fountain in the back.
Mr. Ciser Being Removed From His Home
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