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Found in 9 Collections and/or Records:

Arthurdale Homesteaders Club Records

Collection Number: A&M 0182
Overview Records of the Homestead group and their efforts at self government. Copy of recording secretary's diary (1935-1938) includes entries about organizing committees and managing projects at Arthurdale such as athletics, maintenance, social programs and medical care. Noteworthy is the mention of organizing efforts by the Homesteaders in their relations with the federal government, particularly lobbying for higher pay scales. Also included is a typescript copy of a diary of the founding days by...
Dates: 1933-1938

Chestnut Ridge Camp Scrapbook

Collection Number: A&M 2241

A scrapbook kept by Agnes Peebles, a counselor at a summer camp for underprivileged children, many from Scotts Run. Although run by the Presbyterian Church, the camp was secular in nature and open to youth of all faiths. Includes photographs, sheet music, letters, and reports; also includes reference to a lecture by a visiting German Jew on conditions in Germany.

Dates: 1940-41

Civilian Conservation Corps, Scrapbook by Ivan C. Owens

Collection Number: A&M 2788
Overview A scrapbook of the Civilian Conservation Corps - Soil Conservation Service kept by Ivan C. Owens, an agriculture extension agent and a soil erosion expert who became a soil conservation officer in charge of control projects. He headed area, district and state conservation offices for the U. S. Department of Agriculture in West Virginia. It contains clippings about the voluntary establishment by election of soil conservation districts formed by in-state farmers. Also there are clippings about...
Dates: 1935-1945

Dorothy Jones Baughman Papers

Collection Number: A&M 4249
Overview Correspondence and genealogical information of Dorothy Jones Baughman gathered by her great niece Barbara Rasmussen. Dorothy Baughman was born in Doddridge County in October 1897, died in Morgantown in January 1979, and was buried in the Belington Fraternal Cemetery. These papers reflect the life of her family at the turn of the twentieth century in north central West Virginia. Correspondence between Dorothy and her father, her grandmother, and her husband form the bulk of the collection....
Dates: 1789-1975

George Seldon Wallace (1871-1963) Papers

Collection Number: A&M 1710
Overview Papers of a Huntington attorney, member of the West Virginia National Guard, 1909-1916, employee of the C&O Railway Company, president of the Union Bank and Trust Company of Huntington, president of the Ben Lomond Company, president of the Blackberry, Kentucky and West Virginia Coal and Coke Company, attorney for Central City, prosecuting attorney of Cabell County, 1905-1908, chairman of a county Democratic committee, and delegate to the Democratic National Convention, 1912. Wallace...
Dates: 1898-1963

Mary Behner Christopher, Missionary, Papers

Collection Number: A&M 3131
Overview The microfilm collection contains 10 diaries and inserted supplementary letters, clippings, and photographs kept by Presbyterian missionary Mary Behner during her years as the first director of The Shack, a settlement house in the Scotts Run Area of Monongalia County. In addition to the microfilm, there is an addendum to this collection dating from 2006. It includes a photograph album kept by Anna Santore DeLancy, who was a Sunday School teacher at the Shack, a Presbyterian neighborhood...
Dates: 1928-1937

Oscar Clemens Stine Interview Transcript

Collection Number: A&M 2194
Overview A revised and indexed transcript copy of an interview with Dr. O.C. Stine, an expert in agricultural economics who was employed with the Department of Agriculture from the Progressive Era to that of the Fair Deal. Stine tells of his childhood on a farm in Jackson County, WV, his subsequent education in small town southeastern Ohio where his family moved, and his attendance and graduation from Ohio University with a bachelors in liberal arts and education. After teaching briefly on the...
Dates: 1884-1951

Reverend Franklin Trubee Records

Collection Number: A&M 2831
Overview Correspondence, membership lists, forms, descriptions and by-laws of self help co-operatives organized and instituted in the vicinity of Scotts Run during the latter part of the Great Depression. Trubee was a newly ordained pastor sent upon request from local volunteers by the Mission Board of the Presbyterian Church. His task was to conduct religious services and to develop programs to alleviate poverty for those unemployed miners and their families who had not been resettled at Arthurdale....
Dates: 1938-1988

Scotts Run Community Center Scrapbook

Collection Number: A&M 0652
Overview Scotts Run Community Center scrapbook containing photographs, clippings, attendance statistics, and a survey of families. The survey documents families inhabiting the area, indicating their nationalities, religious affiliations, and number of children. The Scotts Run Community Center, known as 'The Shack,' was started in 1928 under the auspices of the Board of National Missions of the Presbyterian Church, U.S.A. Particularly active during the height of the Depression, its organized...
Dates: 1927-1938