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A group of men and women balance on large logs. Behind them are stacks of lumber. In the center of the photograph is saw mill, with a pipe that leads out into the forest and has created a mountain of sawdust.
A group of boys play football while their classmates watch from behind. The school was a one room school located on the Post family farm in Harrison County, W. Va.
A man in the center of the photograph stands beside a pile of logs, resting his ax against it. Another man on the right of the photograph props his leg on top of a log. The area that surrounds them is covered by logs--the ground is barely visible and the trees that remain standing are in the background.
Three men each stand on their cart of logs which are being pulled by horses on wooden rail tracks.
A group of mean are scattered across the rail tracks. On the left is a train engine. On the right appears to be a long rail cart designed to transport logs.
Lumbermen sit on top of a tall, wooden structure. In the background are piles of lumber.
View of the snow-covered street which is filled with horse-drawn carriages. A group of men stand beneath an awning on the right.
Two unidentified men pose beside the stone they are cutting large blocks out of. A long, chiseling tool rests against the rock.
A young boy is pictured holding four opossums.
An unidentified man sits in front of a hanging quilt. The ribbon fastened to his jacket collar indicates he is the 153rd Good Hope Council member for the Junior Order of the United American Mechanics, an American fraternal order. It began as a youth affiliation of the Order of United American Mechanics, but seceded to become its own organization and eventually absorbed its parent order. Originally, it was an Anti-Catholic, Nativist group, but eventually abandoned this position and became a general fraternal benefit society open to people regardless of creed, race or sex.
Nine unidentified individuals pose in costume. Three of them sit on horses. Five of them  stand on a carriage drawn by those horses, two of which wear large pots against their bellies. The man in the forefront, dressed in two, vertical striped colors, holds what appears to be a jousting rod.
The Grand Army of the Republic, or G.A.R., was a fraternal organization composed of veterans of the Union Army, Union Navy, Marines and the U.S. Revenue Cutter Service who served in the American Civil War for the Northern/Federal forces. Its peak membership, at more than 490,000, was in 1890, a high point of various Civil War commemorative and monument dedication ceremonies. It was succeeded by the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, composed of male descendants of Union Army and Union Navy veterans.The G.A.R. was organized into "departments" at the state level and "posts" at the community level. This old artillery gun monument was dedicated by the G.A.R. Department of West Virginia, Custer Post No. 8.The plaque beneath the gun reads, "This gun was cast at Sevilla Spain, May 9th 1795, is 12 ft. in length, Caliber 6 3/8 inches weighs 6283 lbs. It was captured from the Spanish by Admiral Dewey, at Cavite Arsenal, near Manila, P.I. [Philippines] in May 1898, brought to N. Y. Navy Yard in the U. S., S. Buffalo [South Buffalo, New York]. Loaned by the Navy Department to Custer Post No. 8 G.A.R. was Mounted on Platform June 23rd, 1899. On July 4th, 1899, the Gun was unveiled by members of Custer Post with suitable ceremonies."
A young, unidentified girl and her cat pose on a home porch.
A man sits while a barber combs and styles his hair.
Two young men pose in their team uniforms. The player to the right is holding a baseball bat.
Three unidentified coal miners are pictured inside a mine with shovels and an oil lamp.
A young man prepares to strike the wooden froe, which is lodged into the log, with a maul.
A man stands on top of a giant heap of hay, while another lifts hay onto the heap. A third man sits at behind the mower, holding the reigns of the horses that are pulling the large mowing machine across the field.
Two unidentified women riding sidesaddle along a dirt road.
Two unidentified women sit with their pet dog on a lawn.
C. C. Graham and family are pictured on the home's porch. C. C. Graham is likely Cyrus C. Graham, born about 1862 in West Virginia.
Street view of a Victorian style home.
Members of the church and clergy pose outside of the church building which is located in Preston County, W. Va.
Family members and a pet dog sit outside of the home.
A frozen waterfall on Cheat River.
A man and a woman sit in the carriage while a horse pulls it across a field.
Four men stand and seven men sit outside of a building. A spigot with a communal drinking cup is pictured on the left.
Three young girls are pictured, one holding a parasol and one holding a kitten.
An unidentified woman is dressed in a fur coat and muff. She is standing on a rug with cats imprinted on it.
A man sits on the porch of the home in the forefront. The second house is under construction.
Portrait of an unidentified woman. She is wearing a necklace with a large pendant.
Two unidentified girls lean back in a lawn chair.  A hammock is visible to the right.
An unidentified boy pushes a young girl in a wheelchair across a lawn.
A man and his wife sit in what it possibly the cellar of their newly built home.
An unidentified man holds onto what appears to be a liquor bottle as he sits in a horse-drawn carriage.
An unidentified infant is pictured sitting inside of a rocking horse. Beside the child is a doll.
Two unidentified children pose together as they hold up small American flags, perhaps in celebration of Independence Day.  The flags appear to have 45 stars, indicating that this photo was taken between 1896 and 1907.
Two girl twins in identical outfits pose with their pet dog.
A man, his wife, their three children and family pet relax on the lawn outside of their home.
A young man and a boy pose with their hunting rifles. Beside them are two dogs.
A multi-generational family poses in front of a picket fence. Subjects unidentified.
Two young girls sit on a porch swing accompanied with their dolls.
An unidentified man belonging to Independent Order of Odd Fellow (IOOF) organization poses in a forest.
A table is set with fine china and and prepared dishes for a large meal.
A child holds on to a glass baby bottle while posing for a picture.
The organization, one of the oldest fraternal societies in America, was established in 1847 as the Junior Sons of America. In 1868, the organization was renamed the Patriotic Order Sons of America. Members are all native-born or naturalized American male citizens, 16 years and older, wishing to create brotherhood.
Four small children lead three horses out of the large, wooden stable.