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David Parmer/Burnsville Collection
Ms2015-058


Box 1

Burnsville School, 1869-1909
Burnsville Schools, 1979-1954
Burnsville High School Principals
Early School History
Burnsville High School Teachers, Miscellaneous
Burnsville High School Coaches
School Service Personnel
Burnsville High School Faculty:
Autumn Amos
Jim Merzouk
W. W. Kelly
Harry Wiant
Esther Beals
Freda Marple
Gladys McConkey
Gail Auldridge
Agnes Calvin/Frances Reed
Mildred Faith
Mary Tucker
Kathryn Hinkle
Roy Nutter/Virgil O. Dolly
C. Anson Wade
Bob Hupp
Archie Morris
Walter Moore
C. Anson Wade
Straw Hat Girls of Burnsville
Burnsville School Activities
Burnsville High School, Class of 1909
Burnsville High School, Class of 1910
Burnsville High School, Class of 1911
Burnsville High School, Class of 1912
Burnsville High School, Class of 1913
Burnsville High School, Class of 1914
Burnsville High School, Class of 1915, Literature Magazine
Burnsville High School, Class of 1915
Burnsville High School, Class of 1916
Burnsville High School, Class of 1917
Burnsville High School, Class of 1918
Burnsville High School, Class of 1919
Burnsville High School, Class of 1920
Burnsville High School, Class of 1921
Burnsville High School, Class of 1922
Burnsville High School, Class of 1923
Burnsville High School, Class of 1924
1924 Burnsville Basketball
Burnsville High School, Class of 1925
Burnsville High School to 1941
Burnsville High School, Class of 1926
Burnsville High School, Class of 1927
Burnsville High School, Class of 1928
Burnsville High School, Class of 1929


Box 2

Burnsville High School, Class of 1930
Burnsville High School, Class of 1931
Burnsville High School, Class of 1932
Burnsville High School, Class of 1933
Burnsville High School, Class of 1934
Burnsville High School, Class of 1935
Burnsville High School, Class of 1936
Burnsville High School, Class of 1937
Burnsville High School, Class of 1938
Burnsville High School, Class of 1939
Burnsville High School, Class of 1940
Burnsville High School, Class of 1940 Yearbook
Burnsville High School, Class of 1941 Yearbook
Burnsville High School, Class of 1941
Burnsville High School, Class of 1942
Burnsville High School, Class of 1943
1944 Operetta
Burnsville High School, Class of 1944
Burnsville High School, Class of 1945


Box 3

Burnsville High School, Class of 1946
Burnsville High School, Class of 1947
1947-1948 Surveyor
Burnsville High School, Class of 1948
Burnsville High School, Class of 1949
Burnsville High School, 1947-1949 Crutchfield Video
Burnsville High School, Class of 1950
Burnsville High School, Class of 1951
Burnsville High School, Class of 1952
Burnsville High School, Class of 1953
Burnsville High School, Class of 1954
Burnsville High School, Class of 1955
Burnsville High School, Class of 1956
Burnsville High School, Class of 1957
Burnsville High School, Class of 1958
Burnsville High School, Class of 1959
Burnsville High School, Class of 1960


Box 4

Burnsville High School, Class of 1961
Burnsville High School, Class of 1962
Burnsville High School, Class of 1963
Burnsville High School, Class of 1964
Burnsville High School, Class of 1965
Burnsville High School, Class of 1966
Burnsville High School, Class of 1967
Burnsville High School, Class of 1968
Burnsville High School, Class of 1969
Burnsville High School 1935 Yearbook, Work Papers
Gale Bosley
Lois Bush
Zelma Genevieve Young
Glen Brown
Stanley Davis
Martha Duffield
Milford Icard
Ercel Fox
Thelma McCauley
Lois McCarney
Willard White
Iva Lou Wiant
Biographies of Non Graduates
Biographies of Teachers
Freshman Class
Sophomore Class
Junior Class
Thespian Activities
Advertising
General School News
Honor Roll and Academics
Senior Graduate Photos
Senior Class as Freshmen
Andrew Brooke Dorsey
Georgia Hawkins
Athletic Activities
Mildred Jackson
Robert E. Kerns
Roy James Smith
Irene Whytsell
Katherine Elfleta Waldeck
Senior Class Picnic
Paul Gainer
Allen Mackey
Mary Catherine McCartney
Neva Juanita McNemar
Wayne Mick
Mary Mondalea Morell
Gilford Doyl Parmer
Ruth Opal Parmer
Ruth Elaine Sands
Graduate Classmates
Formats and Layouts
Lost Classmates
Photos


Box 5

Burnsville High School 1935 Yearbook, Working Papers
Photos
Burnsville Academy History
Burnsville Academy Principals
Burnsville Academy Teachers
R. M. Cavendish
Burnsville Academy Miscellaneous Students
Burnsville Academy Catalog
Burnsville Academy Photographs
Miscellaneous Yearbook Information
Sports
Class History
Yearbook Supplement Information
Burnsville in World War I
World War I:
James V. Blake WIA
Solomon Brown
Albert Canfield
Simon Cole
John Conley WIA
John Griffin
Doc Henline
Ray Hopkins
Oliver Heath
Bernard Lovell
Homer Mitchell
Dan Moran
William Pritt, Sr.
Clell Riffle KIA
Early Riffle
Lucinda Rose DNB
Clyde Skinner
Austin Skinner
Earse Skinner
Lee Skinner
John Taylor
Garnie Teter
Charles Townsend


Box 6

Burnsville Area, World War II
Lambert Beckner, BHS
Vance Brown
Ward Byrne KIA
Stanton H. Detamore
Winard Lee Edwards 1934 KIA
Howard A. Fox
William Fox
Lanta Lee Gillespie KIA
Harry Douglas Greene KIA
Willie Gregory 1933 (DNG) KIA
Ralph Hacker DNB
Frank Heater, Jr.
Hugh Heater Sr.
Louis Heath
Claude “Pat” Henline
Denver Knight KIA
Stanton Hill Kuhl KIA
James D. Lake KIA
William S. Lloyd KIA
W. E. “Ed” Marple, Spanish-American War
Jerald Moran BHS 1939
Nelson Mitchell
Posey, WWII
Charles D. Posey WIA
Harold N. Posey
Paul Posey
Ernest F. Sands KIA
Basil Singleton DNB
Max Slaughter KIA
Bernard Stout KIA
Wilbur Waldeck DNB
Orlando in World War II
World War I
Rationing
West Virginia Nurses in War
Rosie the Riveters
Red Cross, Burnsville, WWII
Clippings of Volunteers and Draftees, WWII
Lists of WWII Military
Military Records Request Forms
World War II Community Flags
World War II Casualties
World War II Miscellany
Burnsville Flood, 1918
1935 Burnsville Flood
1937 Flood
1939 Fires
1939 Flood
1943 Flood
1950 Snow Storm
Floods 1944 and 1949
1954 Flood
Flood of 1967
Flood of 1985
1911 Flood
Burnsville Fires, 1913-1914
Calamities-Fires-Floods, Draft Chapter
1911 Matthias Gerwig Store
Crutchfield House Fire, 1938
Burnsville Drugstore Fire, 1956
1958 Fire
Burnsville Crime, Entertainment, Merchants, File 1
West Virginia Penitentiary Prisoner, 1930
Burnsville Area Accidents
1910 Salt Lick Bridge Collapse
Criminal Activity
Hugh Ocheltree Murder
Nimrod and Matilda Singleton Murders
Shootings, Railroad, Mining Accidents and Other Deaths
Autumn Amos – Toy Orchestra
Barnes Opera House
Ada Bovey
Burnsville Bowling Alley
Burnsville Circus Photos, ca. 1913
Burnsville Lectures
Burnsville Pretty Baby Contest, 1916
Burnsville Recreation
Burnsville Sports
Burnsville Theatre
The Gospel Boat
The Burnsville Poem, by the blind poet, J. A. Howell
The Giants of Burnsville
Asa Posey Bowling Alley
Skating Rink, Bowling Alleys and Other Sports


Box 7

Burnsville Businesses, File 2 (Polk Directory)
Milliners, Dress Makers, Tailors
H. P. Bankhead, Haberdasher
Economy Store
Caroline Golden Millinery
T. B. Hamrick Pressing
Minney and Griffin
O. L. “Red” Morris Dry Cleaning
Emma Pickens, Dressmaker
WPA Sewing Project
Charlie Ball Barber Shop
Barbers
Fenney
Industries:
Amos
Anderson and Barker
John I. Bender
Burns Lumber Company
Burnsville Handle and Dimension Company
Burnsville Milling Company
Burnsville Mop and Broom
A. N. Copenhaver Lumber
Feeney Furniture Company
Fidler, Rudkin and Company (Burnsville Wagon)
W. H. “Edgar” Gough
Gowing Veneer Mill
Hope Lumber Company (Bender and Lloyd)
Jane Lew Lumber Company/Central Lumber Company
William McClain, Tannery
Laforme
Pioneer Pole and Shaft Company
Cecil Thompson, Photographer
William Williams, Photographer
James Wilson, Saddler
Jim Beall – Model A and Model T Fords
Jim Beall Memories, 1910-1940
Burnsville Post Cards
Miscellaneous Burnsville
Feeney Cemetery
Jim Marple’s Airplane
Sun Lumber Company
Sears Roebuck Automobile
Burnsville Hotel
Central Hotel
Commercial Hotel
Matthias Gerwig
Horner Hotel
Fairview Hotel
Kanawha Hotel
Knight House Hotel
W. E. McPherson Hotel
J. T. Moffett Hotel
Mulvey Hotel
Railroad Hotel
Riverside Hotel
Riverview Hotel
Star Hotel
Dewitt Clinton Wellen Hotel
Professional:
Attorneys
Dr. Ord Conrad
Dr. H. T. Graff
Dr. W. O. Lohan, Veterinarian
Dr. M. E. White, Veterinarian
A. B. Berry, Druggist
Dr. W. S. Barnes
Dr. Isaac N. Bush
Dr. Morgan Campbell
Dr. James D. Carr
John Casseday, Pharmacist
Dr. Cecil Denham
Dr. Farnsworth
Dr. C. O. Hopkins
Dr. J. R. Hughart
Dr. Hanson Jarrett
Dr. J. W. Kidd
Dr. Walter Leech
Dr. Loyd L. McKinney
Murphy Drug Company
Dr. Benjamin W. Peck
Dr. Howard Willis Smith
Dr. Stanton Trimble
Dr. J. C. Wade
Dr. Duncan Ward
Itinerant Doctors


Box 8

Alfred W. Brown
Byrne
Alexander Campbell
Corbit
William Cutlip
Dennison (Denison)
Fleming
William H. Floyd
William Graff
Haymond
Hefner
John Hoover
Hudnall
Mulvey
Joel Yancey
Braxton County Bank
Burnsville Exchange Bank
People’s Bank
Burnsville Churches
Rev. Jonathan K. Hedges
Orman Headley
Rev. W. R. Sibbett
Burnsville Methodist Church
The Missing Class – BHS Boys – The War Years
Bob Wiant
Forrest “Pat” Henline
Worthington Hurst, Jr.
Claud M. “Bud” Mick, Jr.
Bill Wiant
Dale Barnett
Harry Brown, Jr.
Juanita Stutler Burgett
Beecher Cogar
Everett Conrad
Bill Ervin
Henry S. Fisher
Jackie Lee Heater
Francis Mance
Delbert McCauley
Dick Morrison (Garrett)
William Wayne Hyer (Perkins)
Ernest “Dick” Morrison (Garrett)
Junior Post
Luther Reeder
Carl Sands
Hayward “Jack” Scarff
Vernon Stout
Junior Perrine
Jackie E. Williams
Robert Traugh
Bill Claybourne
Ray Crutchfield Jr.
Denver Duckworth
Richard Godfrey
John McPherson
Ordie Post
William Pritt, Jr.
Thomas Reed
Carl Underwood
Glen Wiant, Jr.
Ray Crutchfield, Jr.
Patrick McClain
Chester Brown
Jack Ervin
Paul “Chub” Lindsay
Jackie Heater
Jim Marple
Alva Jackson “Jackie” Knight
Andy Knight
Leland McCauley
Richard Persinger
Gilbert Riffle
Woodrow U. Knight
Joe McPherson
Billy Heater
Charles B. Moore
Dewey Singleton
Charles Vankirk
Foster Parker
Buck Marple
Tommy Zinn Graphics
Tommy Zinn
Ruth Parmer
Joseph “Red” Mackey
Basil Ocheltree
W. Alfred McCauley
Charles Talbott
Lydle Ocheltree
Bill Berry
Robley McKinney


Box 9

Orlando
John Allman
Arson in Oil Creek Town
Gaver Allman
Murder of Mary Atkinson
Barnett
Bill Barnett
Denver and Herald Barnett
Bill and Josie Riffle Beckner
Double Ironies, Two Traffic Deaths
John Bee-Duck Bee
Ben’s Run School (Marcia Heater Conrad)
Alta Blake (Bee)
Bert Blake
Charlie Blake
C. V. Blake, Plight of the Rural Mail Carrier
Joseph and Elizabeth Sands Blake
Hillary Blake
Miss Ollie Blake
Reuben Blake
John Brice
Thomas Butler Murder
Carney
Elizabeth Johns Church “The Soul in Humble Subjugation”
Elizabeth Johns Church
Clover Fork Methodist Church
Christmas in Orlando
Upper Clover Fork Families
Upper Clover Fork School
Henry Cole
Conley
Amanda “Mandy” Conrad
Mandy Conrad (re-write)
J. W. “Bill” Conrad
Who Says Chickens Don’t Have Teeth, Pate Conrad
Coonhunters
Copeland
Dolan Hotel
Dolan Hotel Guests
Dumpling Run
A Tragedy on Dumpling Run


Box 10

Irish Catholic Community of Orlando
St. Michael’s Festival, Moran Hall
Orlando Irish Catholics and Miscellany
Bohan
Carney
Catholic School of Grass Run
Conley (Long Run)
Dolan
Fahey
Farrell
Gaffney
Greene
Griffin-Moran-Carney
Kaden
Kilmarnock Farm
Maley
Edward McCudden/Anna Farrell
Bernard McCudden (KIA)
McDonald
Michael McDonald-Mayme Moran
Mike Moran
Moran Warehouse
Patrick Moran Family
Wick Moran
Mulvey
Dan Murphy
Mike Moran
Rumbach
Sweeney
Tulley, Census Records
Tulley, Death Records
Tulley, Maps/Deeds
Tulley, Marriage Records
Tulley House
Tulley, Part 1
Tulley, Part 2
Sandy Tulley Family
Map of the Burnsville Industrial Company’s Addition to the Town of Burnsville, W. Va., 1906
Mike Moran accounting practices book 1895
Miscellaneous newspapers – WV Hillbilly June 8, 1974, Pittsburgh Sun-Telegram March 20, 1938 (article on Franklin D. Roosevelt), Braxton Democrat December 9, 1909


Yearbooks:
Shepherd College, 1967
West Virginia University, 1928
Talcott High School, The Tal-K-Talian, Volume III, 1938
Glenville State Normal School, 1926
Burnsville High School, Onimgohow, 1925
Burnsville High School, Onimgohow, 1951
Burnsville High School, Onimgohow, 1953 (two copies)
Burnsville High School, Onimgohow, 1954 (two copies)
Burnsville High School, Onimgohow, 1955
Burnsville High School, Onimgohow, 1957
Burnsville High School, Onimgohow, 1960
Burnsville High School, Onimgohow, 1912-1971 (photocopy)
Orlando School, 1954
Hinton Area Elementary, 2006-2007
Shepherd College Commencement, May 19-20, 1995
The Reed school newspaper – scattered issues 1927-1932 (mix of originals and copies)

Photos and Oversized:
Photo, Bailey Knight and Bub Heater beside Burnsville’s first car
Photo, Burnsville High School Basketball Championship Team
Photo, Burnsville High School
Photo, T. I. Feeney Building, Burnsville, ca. 1918
Photo, Burnsville High School Football Team
Photo, The Academy, 7th and 8th grade
1927 (7 prints of seniors)
1936 (1 print of football team)
1937 (5 prints of band)
1938 (3 prints of seniors and faculty)
1938 Howard Smith (1 print of football player)
1939 (article from Clarksburg Exponent about football team)
1941 (2 articles from Clarksburg Exponent about football team)
1945 (2 prints of band)
1946 (2 prints of band)
1947 (2 prints of seniors and faculty)
1962 Washington trip (6 prints of students at U.S Capitol)
Misc. class photos (12 prints)
Burnsville photos (6 prints)
Panoramic – oil field workers, undated
Panoramic – U.S. Naval Training Center Great Lakes, IL Aug. 24, 1942


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