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Folklore

American Folklife 284

- Hufford, Mary; Folklife information.; 1991; 22 pp; SCB

Chuckles and Grins 426

- Daugherty, Raymond; A humorous collection of anecdotes from the author to remind us that laughter is the best way to cope

with life's everyday trials, even when they're almost too tall to be true.; 2009; 93 pp; SCB

Games We Played, The 252

- Heatwole, John L.; A book in the series of Virginia and West Virginia Mountain and Valley Folklife. Deals with many facets of

life in the 19th and early 20th centuries.; 1997; 35 pp; SCB

Holidays and Pastimes 728

- Heatwole, John; Seventh booklet in a series entitled The Virginia and West Virginia Mountain and Valley Folklife. It explores

the traditions of New Year and includes other major holidays, house parties, and community celebrations.; 1998; 73 pp; SCB

Keeping Up With Yesterday 447

- Tolliver, Ruth M.; The "good old days" in Harrisonburg, Virginia Africian-American community told through the eyes of

"Uncle Charlie".; 2009; 119 pp; SCB

Local Lore of the Shenandoah 419

- Retta Lilliendahl & Tammy Cullers; Local lore compiled from interviews with 80 seniors from Rockingham Co., VA.; 2007; 219

pp; SCB

Magic Cures and Incantations 253

- Heatwole, John L.; A book in the series of Virginia and West Virginia Mountain and Valley Folklife, based on many facets of

life in the 19th and early 20th centuries.; 1997; 32 pp; SCB

Mom's Family Pie 1046

- Peggy Ann Shifflett; Chronicles the seasonal quest for food to feed the families in Hopkins Gap along with Appalachian

culture and how the culture was impacted by global events.; 2006; 345 pp; SCB

More About Smoke Hole 868

- Shreve, D. Bardon & Estyl C.; "The integrity of these people is beyond reproach, and all were excellent neighbors, but we

have all done things in our lives that encouraged laughter, and maybe even a bit of gossip." Another series of entertaining

tales. Shook was a practicing alcoholic, he was an honest and caring person. Salem was a man of many talents - doctor,

ventriloquist, magician. Did he also have supernatural powers? A grisly murder and questions still remaining. D. Bardon

Shreve's own compelling War Stories.; 2000; 194 pp; SCB

Old Sayings, Proverbs, Riddles and Conundrums 892

- Heatwole, John L.; This is the eighth title in the series "The Virginia and West Virginia Mountain and Valley Folklife Series.";

2000; 47 pp; SCB

Portals to the Shenandoah Valley Folkways 1011

- John Heatwole; Well known experts write about life in the early days of the Shenandoah Valley. This book is a delightful read

and a treasury of local lore brought to the reader.; 2005; 137 pp; SCB

Shenandoah Valley Folklife 853

- Suter, Scott Hamilton; The book documents the many peoples who have left their marks on the folkways of the region - Native

American, German, Swiss, Scots-Irish, and African American, and how the past folkways play a definitive role in the present.;

1999; 129 pp; SCB

Sheriff From Smoke Hole 1027

- Shreve, D. Bardon; Life story of Estyl Shreve, sheriff of Pendleton County, and of life in Smoke Hole, WV in the 1920's and

30's. He shares stories and adventures as a sheriff.; 2005; 195 pp; SCB

Some Madstones of the Virginias 255

- Heatwole, John; A book in the series of Virginia and West Virginia Mountain and Valley Folklife. Deals with many facets of

life in the 19th and early 20th centuries.; 1997; 16 pp; SCB

Stories By Ruth - CD 444

Supernatural Tales 729

- Heatwole, John; A book in the series of Virginia and West Virginia Mountain and Valley Folklife Series about ghosts,

poltergeists, phantom animals and unusual occurrences.; 1998; 57 pp; SCB

Tall Tales But True 1037

- Daughterty, Raymond; A humorous collection of anecdotes from the author to remind us that laughter is the best way to cope

with life's everyday trials, even when they're almost too tall to be true.; 2001; 134 pp; SCB

The Living Room Bed 437

- Peggy Ann Shifflett; The living room bed is a symbol of important stages in the Appalachian family life cycle and the folklore

surrounding birth, healing, and dying using the author's own experiences and stories shared by other folks.; 2010; 200 pp; SCB

Vera's Journey 420

- Judy Yoder; This book is about relationships in family, church and community. It is a source of historical informaiotn about the

Mennonites and Brethren in the Shenandoah Valley, activities of rural people in the Valley during the 1900s using stories of

butchering, school, harvesting, and farmily.; 2009; 707 pp; HCB

Historic Structures

Covered Bridges of Virginia, A Portfolio of 888

- Nutt, Joe; Nine sketches: "Old Humpback Bridge", "Marysville Bridge", "Meem's Bottom Bridge", "Biedler Farm Bridge",

"Reynold's Farm Bridge" , "Link Farm Bridge", "Sinking Creek Bridge", 'Jack's Creek Bridge", and "Bob White Bridge".;

1987; 7 pp; SCB

Mills of Augusta County 1009

- Downs, Janet & Earl; The book contains detailed information and photographs on many different mills from all parts of

Augusta county. Includes copies of old photographs, invoices, diaries, journals, letterheads, canceled checks, etc.; 2004; 363

pp; HCB

Mills of Rockingham County Volume I - IV 439

Mills of Rockingham County, Vol. I 161

- Downs, Janet & Earl & Ritchie, Pat; The book contains detailed information and photographs on over 100 different mills from

all parts of the county. Includes copies of old photographs, invoices, diaries, journals, letterheads, canceled checks, etc.; 1997;

464 pp; HCB

Mills of Rockingham County, Vol. II 739

- Downs, Janet & Earl & Ritchie, Pat; This book is divided in three Sections. Section 1: Thirty more mill sites not in Vol. 1,

plus a chapter on ROCCO, Rockingham Coop., Farm Bureau, Rockingham Milling Co., Southern States, Wetsel Seed Co.

and Wampler Foods, Inc. Section 2: Addition pictures and materials on 49 mills which were in Vol. 1. Section 3: Contains info

on four mills on the Rockingham County line - Cosby's Mill, Rockland Mills, A.J. Miller Mill, and Verbena Mill.; 1998; 688 pp;

HCB

Mills of Rockingham County, Vol. III 867

- Downs, Janet & Earl; Volume III has a section on Feed Sack History and Memories; additional information on mills in Volume

I and II; and 28 New Mills including Byerly Mill, Dove Mill, Hepner Mill, Kyger Mill, Sandy Mill, Yancey Mill.; 2000; 688 pp; HCB

Mills of Rockingham County, Vol. IV 973

- Downs, Janet & Earl; Volume IV has additional information on mills. Also many other interesting historic articles about

Rockingham County.; 2003; 700 pp; HCB

The Making of America: How the Scots-Irish Shaped a Nation 935

- Billy Kennedy; In the establishment of the United States, the Scots-Irish were the most highly influential groups, both in

signing the American Declaration of Independence and the Revolutionary war that followed. This book describes the Scots-

Irish as the vanguard group of the American frontier.; 2001; 184 pp; SCB

Indians

First People - The Early Indians of Virginia 172

- Egloff, Keith & Woodward, Deborah; This book describes early Indian life in Virginia. The book traces the early Paleoindians

from 9500 BC describing their life styles and customs to the native Americans living in Virginia today.; 1992; 68 pp; SCB

Footsteps of the Cherokees 861

- Rozema, Vicki; A guide to the eastern homelands of the Cherokee Nation.; 1998; 396 pp; SCB

Notes on the Settlement & Indian Wars Western Parts Va. & Pa.. 158

- Doddridge; Includes information from 1763 to 1783, inclusive, together with a Review of the State of Society and Manners of

the First Settlers of the Western Country.; 1989; 314 pp; SCB

Maps & Charts

A Chronological Chart of Valley Happenings, Rockingham Register,Harrisonburg, VA 202

- Good, William; Includes deaths, marriages, meetings, weather reports, etc.; 1997; 49 pp; SCB

Action at Lacy Springs, Va., December 21, 1864 786

- Collier, Mark C.; The 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inch paper map includes a tactical summary, and a tactics schematic. Scale is 1:15,000.;

1997; 4 pp; CHA

Appalachian Trails to the Ohio River 877

- Eldridge, Carrie; This atlas has early Indian and frontier trails for the time span of 1755 to 1800. The Appalachian region

covers (West) Virginia, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Ohio.; 1998; 40 pp; SCB

Atlas of Shenandoah and Page Counties 222

- Lake & Gray; 1885 Atlas of Shenandoah & Page Counties; 1991; 60 pp; SCB

Battle of Cross Keys, Va., June 8, 1862 129

- Collier, Mark C.; Maps and operations matrix,; 1996; 12 pp; CHA

Battle of Fishers Hill, Va. 977

- Collier, Mark; Map depicting battle.; 1999; 0 pp; CHA

Battle of Port Republic 134

- Collier, Mark C.; Maps and operations matrix,; 1996; 12 pp; CHA

Battle of the Monocracy July 9, 1864 807

- Collier, Mark C.; The "Battle that saved Washington". The mapset consists of two letter-size paper maps, an overlay, matrix

and a page with an outline/and a glossary.; 1999; 7 pp; CHA

Battle of Third Winchester (or Opequon Creek), Va., September 17, 1864 136

- Collier, Mark C.; The map packet size is 8 1/2" x 5 1/2". It consists of a paper map, a small overlay, selected quotes and a

tactics schematic. Scale is 1:25,000.; 1998; 4 pp; CHA

Cavalry Action near Brock's Gap, Va., October 6, 1864 127

- Collier, Mark C.; Packet includes a 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 paper map, a small overlay, selected quotes and a tactics schematic. Scale

is 1:25,000.; 1997; 5 pp; SCB

Engagement at New Market, Va., May 15, 1864 132

- Collier, Mark C.; An outline of the battle, maps, overlays, a locator schematic and operational matrix. Scale is 1:24,000.;

1996; 10 pp; CHA

Engagement at Piedmont 133

- Collier, Mark C.; Map packet,; 1997; 8 pp; SCB

Engagement at Waynesborough, Va. 135

- Collier, Mark C.; 1873 map of battlefield against current terrain; 1995; 8 pp; SCB

Engagement near Gainesville, Va., August 28, 1862 789

- Collier, Mark C.; This mapset consists of a letter-size paper map, an overlay, matrix and outline/military terms. Units depicted

are down to brigade lever. Scale is 1:25,000.; 1998; 6 pp; CHA

Engagement near McDowell, Va., May 8, 1862 131

- Collier, Mark C.; This mapset consists of four letter-size paper maps, an overlay, matrix and outline/military terms. Units

depicted are down to regimental level. Scale is 1:24,000.; 1997; 9 pp; CHA

Engagement Near Toms Brook, Oct. 9, 1864 788

- Collier, Mark C.; This mapset consists of two letter-size paper maps, an overlay, matrix and a schematic of cavalry tactics.

Units depicted are down to brigade level with some regiments shown Scale is 1:25,000.; 1998; 5 pp; CHA

First Battle of Bull Run or Manassas, Va., July 21, 1861 791

- Collier, Mark C.; The battle is portrayed through three paper maps, an overlay, an order of battle matrix and a short outline of

the battle with a military terms glossary. The primary units shown are brigades but regiments are displayed when necessary.

The maps are letter-size and the scale is 1:25,000.00; 1998; 7 pp; CHA

Make Me A Map of The Valley 282

- Hotchkiss, Jed; Journal of Stonewalls topographer.; 1989; 352 pp; SCB

Map Transparencies to supplement the maps in the book "Stonewall Jackson at Cedar 785

- Collier, Mark C.; The best account of this battle is Robert Krick's book "Stonewall Jackson at Cedar Mountain". The four

transparencies go with thirteen of the large scale maps in the book.; 1998; 5 pp; CHA

Morning Phase of Battle of Antietam, Md., Sep. 17, 1862 125

- Collier, Mark C.; This mapset consist of five letter-size paper maps, an overlay, matrix and outline/military terms. Units

depicted are down to brigade level. Scale is 1:15,000.; 1998; 15 pp; SCB

Siege and capture of Harpers Ferry, W.Va., Sept. 12-15, 1862 790

- Collier, Mark C.; There are three letter-size paper maps, an overlay, matrix and outline/glossary. Scale: 1:25,000.; 1998; 10

pp; CHA

Skirmish at Bridgewater, Va., October 2, 1864 126

- Collier, Mark C.; This 8 1/2 x 5 1/2 inch paper map is five pages long. It consist of a small map, a small overlay, selected

quotes and a tactics schematic. Scale is 1:25,000.; 1996; 5 pp; CHA

The George Washington Atlas 965

- GP Hammond; Oversized atlas featuring George Washington's maps of colonial America.; 2002; 50 pp; SCB

The night attack portion of the Battle of Cedar Creek, Va., October 19, 1864 128

- Collier, Mark C.; The two letter-size paper maps and an overlay are the map segment of the packet. Units depicted are down

to brigade level. Scale is 1:24,000.; 1997; 2 pp; CHA

The Shenandoah National Park Area during the Civil War 787

- Collier, Mark C.; Topics discussed are "Battles", "Combat that took place near Shenandoah National Park", "Gaps", "Military

trivia related to the Shenandoah National Park" and "Other notes on the Shenandoah National Park".; 1998; 2 pp; CHA

Virginia Atlas & Gazetteer 155

- DeLorme Mapping; The Gazetteer has up-to-date topographic maps and comprehensive recreational information. Whether

you're looking for a hard-to-find trout stream, an access point to the Appalachian Trail or just a scenic spot for a family picnic,

you can find it in the Gazetteer.; 1999; 80 pp; SCB

Virginia In Maps 501

- Richard W. Stephenson & Marianne M. McKee; Traces the discovery, settlement, expansion, and growth of Virginia. A

comprehensive atlas with full-color reproductions of maps and well-illustrated essays written by map scholars.; 2000; 335 pp;

HCB

Medical

Early American Home Remedies 533

- Smith, Elmer; Features a collection of hundreds of the interesting-and now often humorous-remedies for many ailments.;

1968; 32 pp; SCB

Mennonites

Conscience in the Courtroom 989

- Burkholder, E. Daniel Jr.; History of the Mountain View Mennonite School District; 2006; 282 pp; HCB

History of Mennonites in Virginia 1900-1960 Vol. II 65

- Brunk, Harry Anthony; History of the Mennonites / Shenandoah Valley of Va.-photos, maps etc.; 1972; 592 pp; HCB

Meet The Mennonites 538

- Smith, Elmer; The booklet outlines the history of the Mennonites, describes different groups, with a few words about some of

the many and varied activities and characteristics. The Mennonite Church operates in many states of our nation as well as in

many areas of the world.; 1997; 32 pp; SCB

My Mennonite Family. Life Along Dry River 941

- Phyllis R. Ward; The author, Phyllis R. Ward, shares her early years in he Mennonite Church and its community. There are

many stories, pictures, recipes and interesting data combined to form an interesting and delightful book.; 2001; 234 pp; SCB

Old Order & Conservative Mennonite Groups 510

- Scott, Stephen; With many anecdotes and lots of photographs, the Author examines and explains the fascinating history of

these two growing groups of Mennonite peoples.; 1996; 259 pp; SCB

Vision, Doctrine, War 772

- Juhnke, James C.; The Author explores the story of Mennonites and Amish in America from 1890 to 1930. He reveals how

Mennonites responded to the challenges of war as well as doctrinal and cultural changes.; 1989; 396 pp; SCB

Pennsylvania

Swiss & German Pioneer Settlers of SE Pennsylvania 175

- Eshleman, H. Frank; The major emphasis of the book is on Lancaster County genealogy and the emigration from the

Palatinate in the eighteenth century, while substantial sections are devoted to lists of early settlers and biographical sketches of

those who subsequently became known as Pennsylvania Germans.; 1917; 386 pp; HCB

Research

Colonial American English 331

- Lederer, Jr. Richard M.; This work contains more than 3,000 words and phrases that were common during the Colonial

Period (1600-1800) but are now archaic or obsolete, in form, or meaning, or both.; 1985; 267 pp; HCB

Jewish Genealogy 560

- Stern, Malcolm H.; This is technical leaflet #138 published by the American Association for State and Local History for the

purpose of bringing useful information to persons working in the state and local history movement.; 1981; 8 pp; SCB

Shenandoah Valley Family Data 1799-1813 677

- Wust, Klaus; Confirmation, marriage and communion records - 1425 persons - their location and know dates.; 1978; 60 pp;

SCB

Unpuzzling Your Past 142

- Croom, Emily Anne; Basic guide to genealogy.; 1995; 184 pp; SCB

Revolutionary War

A Guide to Virginia Militia Units in the War of 1812 74

- Butler, Stuart Lee; Part 1- organization of the Va. militia - history of events - listing of units - company commanders etc.;

1988; 345 pp; SCB

Rosters - Rockingham Units War of l8l2 245

- H.R.H.S.; Copied from the records in the office of the Adjutant General of Virginia.; 1987; 12 pp; SCB

The South In The American Revolution 1025

- Agniel, Lucien; The south in the American Revolution during 1780-1781.; 1980; 162 pp; SCB

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