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Esther Benford, the only woman student in West Virginia University College of Engineering at the time, with surveying scope.
Brooke worked on the Engineering Department for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company. In 1921, he was Superintendent of Transportation for Baltimore and Ohio Railroad.This photograph is found in a scrapbook documenting the survey for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad in West Virginia and surrounding states.
Belgen was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and attended Harvard University, graduating in 1897.  He worked as an engineer in Central America, South America, Washington, D. C., and eventually began working for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad company.  In 1916, he was Chief Engineer of the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad System.This photograph is found in a scrapbook documenting the survey for the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad in West Virginia and surrounding states.
Bosch, known as "the man without hands," was the proprietor of Pete's Cigar Store in Richwood, W. Va. Bosch invented his own artificial hand after losing his left arm and right hand in a railroad accident.
Portrait of Benjamin Franklin Bennett.  Image is likely from a cabinet card.
Portrait of the married couple, who were relatives of Mrs. Earl R. Zinn.
Butcher stands in front of a tire at Hitt's Filling Station in Weston, W. Va. He is 3 years old in this photograph.
Portrait of a young Wilda Juanita Turner as she reads a book.
Lorentz is the son of William L. and Ann Blosser.
Beaver is pictured standing beside a faux log.
A West Virginia University football player identified as "Brannon" is pictured in his practice gear.
A West Virginia University football player identified as "Brooks" is pictured in his practice gear.
Bell, a student at Southern Garrett High School, poses for his school photo.
Blizzard, a student at Southern Garrett High School, poses for his school photo.
Bittinger, a student at Southern Garrett High School, poses for his school photo.
Burnes, a student at Southern Garrett High School, poses for his school photo.
Family portrait of Lydia Hanna Barr Ballangee, her husband, and daughters, Pauline and baby Madeline.
Burrows is pictured holding a book and sitting by a cabin likely in West Virginia.
Sylvia Bishop graduated from Storer College in Harpers Ferry, W. Va., and was the first African-American woman licensed to train thoroughbred horses in the U.S.  Her home track was the Charles Town Race Track, W.Va.
Martha Ellen "mattie" Charlton Bigony and her husband, Dr. John Francis Bigony, are pictured inside Peppel's studio located on 2nd Avenue.
Barker was the President of Oklahoma A&M College from 1891 to 1894. He was born in Hinton, W. Va.
Blackwelder smiles for the camera while sitting on the edge of a small rock cliff.
Burdette pictured signing a document.
A football player at Hinton High School, Bennett is pictured in his team uniform running while cradling a football.
Bee is the man on far right. He holds one of the highest winning percentages for a coach in NCAA Division I basketball history, 82.6%. He is also known as an innovator of the modern game of basketball, and is credited with the invention of the 1-3-1 zone defense and the three seconds rule. He was born in Grafton, West Virginia.
Bee is the man second from right. He holds one of the highest winning percentages for a coach in NCAA Division I basketball history, 82.6%. He is also known as an innovator of the modern game of basketball, and is credited with the invention of the 1-3-1 zone defense and the three seconds rule. He was born in Grafton, West Virginia.
Bee is the man on the right. He holds one of the highest winning percentages for a coach in NCAA Division I basketball history, 82.6%. He is also known as an innovator of the modern game of basketball, and is credited with the invention of the 1-3-1 zone defense and the three seconds rule. He was born in Grafton, West Virginia.
Bee holds one of the highest winning percentages for a coach in NCAA Division I basketball history, 82.6%. He is also known as an innovator of the modern game of basketball, and is credited with the invention of the 1-3-1 zone defense and the three seconds rule. He was born in Grafton, West Virginia.
Possibly from Preston County, West Virginia.
Bittner was a United Mine Workers organizer and representative.
Print number 1310a.
Print number 1309.
Ballard photographed at the 2nd Avenue Esso Station toward Temple Street from the Hinton Daily News Office, which, by 2001, was occupied by City Holding Bank Parking Lot.
Caption on original photo reads: "The last group picture of the Benedum family, taken at the dedication of the Civic Center in Bridgeport in July 1957. Left to right: Paul and his wife Willeen, Claxton, Clora (Mashburn), Mr. Benedum, Michael Late Benedum, II, son of Darwin, Paul G. Benedum Jr., and Eugenia (Mrs. Darwin Benedum).Michael Benedum was considered the modern day founder of Bridgeport, W. Va. After 70 years of working in the oil and gas industry, Benedum created many projects to restore and beautify the city of Bridgeport."
The little boy is Donovan Bond with his Uncle Harley and their dog.  Bond would subsequently graduate from West Virginia University, serve in the Pacific Theater during World War ll and teach at WVU as a Professor of Journalism.
Left to right: Tater, Grandmother Hiner and Donovan Bond. Bond would graduate from WVU and subsequently become a Professor of Journalism at the University.
Brown served as a delegate at the Wheeling Conventions, 1861-1863 and in the first West Virginia State Legislature in 1863.
One of the prominent leaders during West Virginia's statehood.
Back Row, L to R: John Bodkin, Elmer Cunningham, Osburn Bodkin, Alby Cunningham, Endress Hartman, Michael Bodkin. 2nd Row, L to R: Louie Cunningham Bodkin, Dolley Mullennex, Elva Cunningham (Mullennex), Gertrude May Bodkin Judy, Sarah E. Hartmen. 3rd Row: Luthur Bodkin, Omer Bodkin, Oscar "Bill" Bodkin, Wade Hartmen, Odis Bodkin, Isom Bodkin.
Bodkin was a Confederate Veteran, having enlisted in the army at age 19 to fight for the southern cause during the Civil War. He was mustered in as a private, 1st Company E, 25th Virginia Regiment, June 9, 1861.
Sherman Ball holding a revolver and shotgun while perched on top of a fence in Breckenridge County, Kentucky. Back of picture says "To Mother and Dad".
Grandpa W.A. Ball with two children in a horse drawn carriage.
John Ball feeding two horses.
Thomas Bennett, a Morgantown native and a Conscientious Objector, willingly served his country as a army medic during the Vietnam War. He was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor, posthumously for his gallantry in action, becoming only the second known Conscientious Objector to earn the Medal. While under heavy fire, he relentessly gave life saving aid to the wounded, eventually costing him his own life. He was killed in Pleiku Province, Republic of Vietnam, February 11, 1969. Bennett was 21 years old.
United States Army Corporal Thomas W. Bennett, a Morgantown native, was a Conscientious Objector, but he willingly served his country as a medic in the Vietnam War. Bennett was awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor posthumously for his gallantry in action, only the second known Conscientious Objector to receive the Medal. While under heavy fire and eventually at the cost of his own life, he relentessly gave life-saving aid to the wounded. Bennett was killed in Pleiku Province, Republic of Vietnam, February 11, 1969. He was 21 years old.
Postcard photograph of Cowboy toddler John Brando
Young daughter of John Ball, wearing a holstered revolver.
Dr. Jenna Bond
Information included with the photograph: "Taken after Billy Burn's funeral.[ The Rev. Burns, originally from Kentucky was reportedly involved in stopping the feud between the Hatfields and the McCoys.] Identified Front Row L to R: Aunt "Polly" Johnson, Florinda Stump Burns, a picture of Rev. Billy Burns, Glen Weaver; Back Row: Scott Burns, Della Burns, either a Johnson or Stewart girl, Stella Burns, Everett Burns, Harper Burns, Arlan Burns (in front of Harper), Minnie Burns, Jennie Burns, Charlie Burch, Claud Osborn, Dell Burns, Rose Burns Moore, Elma Burns (baby), Rachel Gherke Burns, Calvin Burns, John Burns, Emma Burns, Frank Weaver."
Cousins of Robert Knapp. Some family members identified: Margie, Brown, Ruby, Monroe, Leslie, Irby, Condie, Bly, Helen, and Wilma.
Outdoor portrait of Willie Burke.
Portrait of young boy, possible the son of Nathaniel and Matilda Bailee. The album holding this tintype has the name card of Charles R. Bailee attached on the inside cover.
Bailee,a construction engineer on the C&O railroad married Matilda Biglow, a descendent of John Hansford.
Inscribed on the back of photograph, "My uncle R. O. B.". Also has a 2 cent U. S. tax revenue stamp.
Outside family portrait, only person identified is J. J. Charleton, second from the right.
A young woman in a high neck white dress. She appears to be wearing both a necklace and a pin watch.
Only identified subject is Great Aunt Mary Burchinal,1st on the left. Large mounted prints such as this are called cabinet cards.
A young woman identified as Annie B. Baldwin. The name "William A. Gatentin" is written on the back of the image.
Cabinet card portrait of a young woman. Several of the Burchinal family are from Preston County, W. Va.
Cabinet card portrait of an older man with a beard wearing a suit and tie.
Group portrait of three members of the Birchinal family. One is wearing an army uniform and the elderly man and young boy are standing.
Boyd, wearing Army fatigues poses in front of mural labeled, "Atlantic Beach, S. C." Information with the photograph includes "Courtesy of Kitty Hughes".
The description under the photo says "Tony and Teresa".
George Barrick Sr. seated on the running board of a automobile. The passenger in the vehicle is unidentified.
Barrick was a student at West Virginia University serving in the army in World War II. He entered into active duty again after being commissioned a Second Lieutenant, ca. 1948. Barrick was killed in Korea, July, 1950.
Barrick was a 2nd Lt. in the 21st Infantry-24th Division. He served in both World War II and Korea.
This is a photograph of George Barrick Jr. of Morgantown, West Virginia. He served in the ranks in World War II and as a Second Lieutenant in Korea in the 21st infantry-24th division.
Portrait of Margaret Barrick, the daughter of Max and Anna Mathers, attached to the inside of a Christmas card. Margaret Barrick raised her two sons with the help of her parents, while a student at West Virginia University in the early 1930's. During one semester, she was the only student enrolled in an experimental pathology course at the School of Medicine (listed as the smallest class at WVU).
George Barrick Sr., husband of Margaret Mathers Barrick of Morgantown, West Virginia.
Margaret Mathers Barrick and her two sons, Infant, Mather (Mike) Barrick and George Barrick.
Daughter of Max and Anna Mathers, mother of George and Mike and a student at West Virginia University while raising her sons in the early 1930's.
Margaret Mathers Barrick was the Director of the Youth Center in Morgantown.
Mike Barrick was from Morgantown, their daughter's name is Michele. The photograph was taken at Easter.
Inscribed on photograph, "Happy New Year, George and Mike".
George M. Barrick Jr. as a small boy.
This is a photograph of Lt. George M. Barrick. He is standing with his mother Margaret M. Barrick in Morgantown, West Virginia.
This is a photograph of George and Sarah Barrick. George is holding their son George Barrick III. They are in Morgantown, West Virginia.
This is a photograph of George and Sarah Barrick. They are at Coopers Rock, West Virginia.
In this photograph Father George Barrick Jr. holds his son, George Barrick III. Uncle Mike Barrick is standing beside his brother and nephew. This photograph was taken in Morgantown, West Virginia.
This is a photograph of the grave Lt. George M. Barrick Jr. He is buried in Arlington National Cemetery in Washington D.C.
Daguerreotype portrait of Nathaniel Alcock Bailee [Baillie], married Mary Matilda Biglow in 1852. After the Civil War he was a chief civil engineer during the construction of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad through the Kanawha Valley.
A direct descendent of John Hansford, who was a Kanawha Valley pioneer, Mary married Nathaniel Alcock Bailee[Baillie] in 1852. This cased image is a daguerreotype.
An ambrotype portrait of Nathaniel Alcock Bailee [Baillie] dressed in an unidentified uniform. Bailee was a chief civil engineer during the construction of the Chesapeake & Ohio Railroad in the Kanawha Valley, ca. 1867-1873.
This photo was collected by George and Mike Barrick, two WVU students. Will Bradley and his orchestra performed at the Met. in Morgantown, West Virginia. The photo is signed "To George Sincerely Will Bradley"
This portrait was collected by two WVU students, George and Mike Barrick. Will Bradely performed at The Met. in Morgantown, West Virginia. Inscribed on the photo is "To George Sincerely Will Bradley"
Bon Bon played at the Stanley in Pittsburgh. He was a vocalist with Jan Savitt, who he left in October of 1940 to create his own orchestra. The photo was collected by George and Mike Barrick, two WVU students. The photo is inscribed with "To George Best Wishes Bon Bon"
Inscribed on the back of the photo is "L.A. Burns, a school man"
Employment at this bank was Brown's first position in the banking business. In 1911, Brown was appointed Warden of the Moundsville Penitentiary.