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People of Wheeling

NOTICE: We are currently in the process of restructuring the “Wheeling History” section of our website. Much of the information previously available can still be accessed by using the search function at the top of the page. We apologize for the temporary inconvenience. Please check back regularly for updates.


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 ▶  WHEELING HISTORY  

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 BIOGRAPHIES:

Biographical Sketches of Wheeling's Most Prominent Citizens
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WHEELING HALL OF FAME:

Names, photographs, and biographies of those enshrined in the Wheeling Hall of Fame.
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THE WHEELING SPOKEN HISTORY PROJECT:

Interviews conducted between 1994 and 1996 documenting Wheeling's history.
▶ Interview transcripts 
Origins of the Wheeling Spoken History Project

THE WHEELING  MEMORY PROJECT:

Wheeling as remembered by it's residents —interviews, videos and more.
▶ Wheeling Memory Project videos 
▶ Memories In Hand projects 

ETHNICITIES OF WHEELING: 

▶ African American Wheeling
▶ German Wheeling
▶ Greek Wheeling
▶ Irish Wheeling
▶ Italian Wheeling
▶ Lebanese Wheeling
▶ Polish Wheeling
▶ Slavic Wheeling

Legendary Locals of Wheeling is a collaborative work about the People of Wheeling, written by the People of Wheeling. Author royalties from all sales of the book are donated directly to the Ohio County Public Library.

 

Legendary Locals of Wheeling is a collaborative work about the People of Wheeling written by the People of Wheeling. Author royalties from all sales of the book are donated directly to the Ohio County Public Library. Buy the book.

 

 


 

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