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Students outside the Woodburn Seminary, a school for girls in Morgantown, W. Va.
Text on the back reads, "General Benjamin Franklin Kelley, here with 1st West Virginia hat. Captured by Confederate raiders on Feb. 21, 1865." Kelley served in the Union Army during the American Civil War.
Dr. Jesse Beerbower, who practiced in Bruceton Mills, W. Va., was a surgeon with the Third Maryland Infantry during the American Civil War.
Couple on the left identified as Caroline B. Goff and Percy Goff, couple on the right is unidentified.  All appear in swimwear.
Involved in the founding of the state of West Virginia, served as delegate at the first and second Wheeling Conventions, one term in the West Virginia State Senate and State Prosecuting Attorney for Barbour, Randolph, Taylor and Tucker Counties.
Information included with the image, "Sarah Suter B. Dec 8, 1793 unmarried sister of Volender Suter, wife of Alexander Suietu, parents of Eleanor Suter Brown, wife of Thomas Brown, parents of Mary Ellen Brown wife of Joseph Moreland, parents of James R. Moreland, father of William A. Moreland, father of Patricia Ann Moreland."
Ambrotype of Mary McNab wearing the fashion and hair style of the 1860's.
Information included with the image, " Richard Powell, U. B. Minister, Nephew - Grandmother Lewis."
Dirt surfaced main road through town lined with saddled and hitched horses tethered to posts.
Ambrotype image of two prominent political leaders, active in the formation and government of West Virginia. The reverse side of the image has a political advertisement stating, "People's Ticket; For Congress, Wm G. Brown. Senate, Dan D. T. Farnsworth." Brown did serve in the United States House of Representatives before and during the Civil War. Farnsworth was never elected to the Senate, however he did served in the West Virginia Legislature for several terms and as Interim-Governor in 1869.
Cased ambrotype photograph of an unidentified young man. The emulsion of this fragile image is beginning to fall off the plate. Ambrotypes were popular in the mid-1800's
Rev. Moore was the superintendent of the Woodburn Female Seminary in Morgantown. Moore ran the school with his wife, Elizabeth Moore until 1866. In 1867 the new land-grant University (later known as West Virginia University) took over the building.
Zadoc Morgan, son of Zackqill Morgan and an officer in the Federal Army, died in hospital at Petersburg, Virginia, December, 1865.
See original photo for names of students.
The building was located where Woodburn Hall stands now.
Soon after the Civil War, John Storer contributed $10,000 towards establishing a college in Harpers Ferry, W. Va. This institution of higher learning was the first college below the Mason- Dixon Line to accept students "without distinction of race or color". The school bears the name of it's principle benefactor,  Storer College.
'Pictures of "Aunt Beck" and her daughters Susan and "Little Hat." Until 1861 these were slaves of my Great Uncle Hiram Haymond, Esq.; Signed: Margaret Morrow; Aug. 24th/59'Research has shown that Rebecca "Aunt Beck" and her daughters, Susan and Harriet, who was also known as Hattie and "Little Hat," had the last name of Wilson.
'Pictures of "Aunt Beck" and her daughters Susan and "Little Hat." Until 1861 these were slaves of my Great Uncle Hiram Haymond, Esq.; Signed: Margaret Morrow; Aug. 24th/59'Photographed by H.B. Hull, Fairmont, West Virginia.Research has shown that Rebecca 'Aunt Beck' and her daughters, Susan and Harriet, who was also known as Hattie and "Little Hat," had the last name of Wilson.
'Scenes at Hanover Junction (Now Doswell) Virginia during the war between the states, showing Virginia Central Tracks, photo by Brady.  Page 95, book Lincoln Camera Man, Matthew B Brady by Roy Meredith shows this picture over inscription Burke Station, O. & A., R.R..'
Students pose in front of Woodburn Seminary in Morgantown, West Virginia. 'Woodburn Seminary was used by West Virginia University until February 1873, when it burned.'
A view of Morgantown, West Virginia. 'The courthouse is shown with two stories-this may date the photo, pre-1868, post 1851. I believe that this print is reversed-note position of Morgantown Academy.'
'Woodburn Seminary was used by West Virginia University until February 1873, when it burned.'
Unidentified man stands on a railroad track with the Potomac River behind him, 'Armory building on original site to left'.
Portrait of Joseph Colton of Alexandria, Virginia.
A portrait of an unidentified man.
A portrait of an unidentified man with a hat on.
A portrait of an unidentified woman.
Portrait of an unidentified man.
A portrait of an unidentified man.
Portrait of an unidentified young man.
Portrait of an unidentified man.
Portrait of an unidentified man.
A portrait of an identified man.
An engraving of General P.R. De Trobriand by A. H. Ritchie.
An engraving of Major General John E. Wool by J.C. Buttre. Original photograph taken by Mathew Brady.
An engraving of General Samuel R. Zook by A.H. Ritchie.
Aa engraving of John S.Wood. from an orginial painting by Alonzo Chappel.
An engraving of General E.D. Townsend by A. H. Ritchie.
An engraving of Brig. General O.B. Willey by A.H. Ritchie.
An engraving of Brig. General Godfrey Weitzel by A.H. Ritchie.
An engraving of Major Theodore Winthrop.
An engraving of Major General Thomas J. Wood by A.H. Ritchie.
An engraving of W.J. Wath by Thomas Phillibrown. The painting was done by Alonzo Chappel.