Summary: Information was abstracted from land records and quit rent rolls.
Publisher / Publication Date: Foley 1974
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R GEN 929.3755 Foley VOL. 1
History of the lower Shenandoah Valley; counties of Frederick, Berkeley, Jefferson, and Clarke; their early settlement and progress to the present time; geological features; a description of their historic and interesting localities; cities, towns, and villages; portraits of some of the prominent men, and biographies of many of the representative citizens.
Summary: A shocking and outlandish year-in-the-life documentary about the White Family of Boone County, West Virginia's most notorious extended family, with shoot-outs, robberies, gas-huffing, drug dealing and using, pill popping, murders, and tap dancing. Nestled deep in the Appalachian Mountains, the White family glorifies their criminal behavior and lives an existence more like something from the...
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by New Video Group 2010
Copies Available at Woodmere2 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC WIL
Summary: Draws on primary source documents and photographs of historical artifacts to examine the lives of men and women enslaved by the Washington family, and includes information on the present-day archeological survey of Mount Vernon's Slave Cemetery.
Publisher / Publication Date: Holiday House 2018
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 306.3 MCC
Summary: Combining hard-hitting investigative journalism and a sweeping family narrative, this provocative true story reveals a little-known chapter of American history-- the period after the Brown v. Board of Education decision when one Virginia school system refused to integrate.
Publisher / Publication Date: Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers 2015
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 975 GRE
Copies Available at Interlochen1 available in Adult, Call number: 975 Green 2015
Contents: v. 1. Greenbrier Co. (West) Virginia early survey records, 1780-1799, Greenbrier Co. (West) Virginia early court minutes, 1780-1801, 1811, 1817-1819, Greenbrier Co. (West) Virginia court record books, 1828-1835, district court records, Batetourt, Greenbrier, Kanawha, and Montgomery counties, 1792-1797, district court deeds, Sweet Springs Virginia court house, 1789-1808 -- v. 2. Greenbrier...
Publisher / Publication Date: Iberian Pub. Co. 1988
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Genealogy, Call number: GEN 929.1 Shuck
Summary: "The arsons started on a cold November midnight and didn't stop for months. Night after night, the people of Accomack County waited to see which building would burn down next, regarding each other at first with compassion, and later suspicion. Vigilante groups sprang up, patrolling the rural Virginia coast with cameras and camouflage. Volunteer firefighters slept at their stations. The arsonist...
Publisher / Publication Date: Liveright Publishing Corporation 2017
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 364 HES
Summary: "The poignant, personal, and unbelievably true story of Mrs. Robert E. Lee and General Montgomery Meigs, and the founding of the Arlington National Cemetery, in the midst of America's greatest struggle--the Civil War"--
Publisher / Publication Date: Center Point Large Print 2015
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Large Print, Call number: LP 975 DEV
Publisher / Publication Date: Genealogical Pub. Co. 1976
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Reference, Call number: GEN 929.373 KAY
1 available in Genealogy, Call number: GEN 929.373 Kaylo
Summary: " In this groundbreaking work, Richard Hayes Phillips has collected the names of more than five thousand children kidnapped from Ireland, Scotland, England, and New England, and sold into slavery in Maryland and Virginia, c. 1660-1720. By English law dated 1659, it was lawful for justices of the peace to kidnap children found begging or vagrant and ship them to the plantations as servants...
Publisher / Publication Date: 2013
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Genealogy, Call number: R-GEN 929.373 PHI
Summary: Historian and legal scholar Gordon-Reed presents this epic work that tells the story of the Hemingses, an American slave family and their close blood ties to Thomas Jefferson.
Publisher / Publication Date: W.W. Norton & Co. 2008
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Summary: A picturesque portrait of the nearly extinct mountain culture of Boone County, West Virginia, focusing on the unique character of Jesco White: mountain dancer, petty criminal, Elvis Presley aficionado.
Format: moving image
Publisher / Publication Date: Moviefish 2005
Copies Available at Woodmere1 available in Documentary DVDs, Call number: DVD DOC DAN
Summary: A reassessment of the third president draws on new archaeological studies and previously disregarded personal records to explore his contradictory views on slavery while examining what is revealed by his monetary records.
Publisher / Publication Date: Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2012