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Pic of the Week

The "Pic of the Week" exhibit was on display in the Archives and History Photo Gallery between June and September 2011. The exhibit showcased some of the images in the online "Pic of the Week" feature of Archives and History's Web site.


Photograph, Dorothy Brooks with opossums pulling her toy wagon, Upshur County, 1916. Fred Brooks Collection, West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, Miners huddled around a fire barrel for heat while out on strike, Scott’s Run. Mary Behner Christopher Collection, West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, Cyanotype of John Francis Gates, Harry Goodno Gates (approximately age 3) and Alonzo Cushing Gates doing laundry, Buffalo, circa 1879. Elaine Gates Collection, West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, Ninety-niners, women aviators, Parkersburg, 15 April 1945. Front (l to r): Pat Whinnery, Francis Wilson, Marie Beckett, Jo Ann Jordan, unidentified, Ruth Austin, Jo Gaiter, Betty Smith. Back row: Three unidentified, Ann Haislip, unidentified, June Landis, unidentified, Beulah Stark, unidentified. Hubert Stark Collection, West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, Ceramic Grasshopper science fair exhibit and its creator. Steven Fox Collection, West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, Hay wagon on a muddy Upshur County road, early 1900s. Howard Hiner Collection, West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, A group of milk drinkers at Romney High School, 1950s. Hampshire County Schools Collection, West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, Parks Department worker demonstrating soil screening technique for an archaeological outing at Babcock State Park, Fayette County, 1964. DNR Collection, West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, A happy participant displays a projectile point unearthed by her team at the archaeological outing at Babcock State Park, Fayette County, 1964. DNR Collection, West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, Two of a dozen houses moved on barges from the Capitol site to Kanawha City, circa 1923. John Eichleay Collection, West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, 8-inch tong gang construction workers laying pipeline in a Lewis County field. Photo: William E. Carpenter. Carpenter Glassplate Collection, West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, Boy and girl looking at "Lost Colony" highway historical marker, Mason County. West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, Pencil sketch by architect Cass Gilbert portraying a proposed capitol building on the hill north of downtown Charleston, December 1921. West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, Raymond and Letha Harris washing their cat, circa 1915. Bill Wright Collection, West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, Hemphill train wreck, McDowell County, 17 September 1936. Jean Battlo Collection, West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, Warren Keaton in the Red Ash coal seam, McDowell County, 1940s. Russell Long Collection, West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, Baseball team in Sistersville. Sistersville Library - Walter McCoy Collection, West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, Dehue postmaster Anna Ruiz with the Ross children, Logan County, 1956. Dolores Riggs Davis Collection, West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, City kids milking a cow during their agricultural vacation. Photo: Dave Cruise. Commerce Collection, West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, A Webster County sycamore tree, thirty-nine feet in circumference, January 1925. West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, Outdoor overhead view of West Liberty State College men and women arranged to spell “YMCA” and “YWCA,” 1911. West Liberty State College Collection, West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, Family riding on a narrow-gauge railroad in Randolph County, 1920s. Photo: John L. Thomas. West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, Husband, wife, three children and two dogs posing atop three small sleds. Burnsville Public Library Collection, West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, Shelt Carpenter paddling his hand-made boat on the Elk River, circa 1930. Photo: Tom Swisher. Thomas Hyer Swisher Collection, West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, Alderson Baptist Church youth group posing at the highway historical marker commemorating the battle at Carnifex Ferry, circa 1950. Manoka Woods Cox Collection, West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, Lumberman displaying a wide plank in the mill yard of Wilderness Lumber Company, Nallen, circa 1930. Harman G. Young II Collection, West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, Guard tower at West Virginia Penitentiary, corner of 8th Street and Washington Avenue, Moundsville. John P. Icard Collection, West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, Captain Dayton C. Casto displaying the nose art on his P-47 fighter, "West 'By God' Virginia," part of the 375th Fighter Squadron, January 1944. West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, Ice cream store shaped like an upside-down cone, Main Avenue, Weston, late 1940s. Andrew Sleigh Collection, West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, Left to right, Nedra Boston, Donald Gafford and Annette Leach at a Blue Creek swimming hole near Pentacre, Kanawha County, circa 1950. Bonnie Greenleaf Collection, West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, Union High School cheerleaders, Monroe County, 1957. Photo: Clifford Estep. Estep Collection, West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, Decorated Christmas tree surrounded by an elaborate mural/diorama, Wheeling, 1906. Harry Welling Collection, West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, Young men boxing at Logan Stadium. Mildred Queen Collection, West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, Deaf and blind Girl Scout troop, Institute, 1946. Standing, second from left, Mrs. John W. Davis; middle, Daisy Lawrence; far right, troop leader Minnie Holly. Seated, at center with a Scout on her lap, Lady Baden-Powell. Black Diamond Girl Scout Council Collection, West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, New River Gorge Bridge under construction, Fayette County, 1976. West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, Man standing beside tall stacks of lumber at Meadow River Lumber Company, Rainelle. Meadow River Lumber Company Collection, West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, Hawks Nest Tunnel, under construction, at power house portal. Excavation above tunnel portal is to accommodate portal retaining walls. Fan house and air duct running into tunnel are at left, Fayette County, 1 September 1930. Elkem Metals Collection, West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, Widen Safety Club members at the YMCA / theater building in Clay County. J.V. Hinshelwood, standing, far left, superintendent of Elk River Coal and Lumber Company. Tom Mix, actor, front row, third from left. Dennis Griffith Collection, West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, Emmett Edward Lantz and Ernie Virgin beside the door of a Lantz Dairy Company truck. Jim Mirasola Collection, West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, Fisherman with a stringer of small-mouth bass, Little Coal River, 1930. J. Paul Rusk Collection, West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, Dedication ceremony for the West Virginia Turnpike, 8 November 1954. Rosalind Funk Collection, West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, President Franklin D. Roosevelt in a parade car with Governor Homer Holt and Senator Matthew Neely on Kanawha Boulevard near the Union Building, Charleston, 3 September 1940. Photo: Malcolm R. Mathews Jr. Malcolm R. Mathews Jr. Collection, West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, Girl Scouts examine a black snake caught at Camp Giscowheco, Triadelphia, 1920s. Black Diamond Girl Scout Council Collection, West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, Left to right: William Kuykendall, Stuart Kuykendall, Happy Shawholly and R. S. Kuykendall Sr. at the holiday parade, 4 July 1926. Harold Dodd Collection, West Virginia State Archives
Photograph, Edna Faye Bernice Callaghan with five dogs, circa 1905. Manoka Woods Cox Collection, West Virginia State Archives

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