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Archives Vertical Files

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▶ About the vertical file collection:

The files contained in this collection may contain clippings, pamphlets, programs, photographs, ephemera, and other miscellaneous material. To access the material in these collections, please call 1-304-232-0244 to make an appointment. 

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A
  • Allen, Ethan (Statue)

 B

  • Balloon ascension, 1897 (Photograph) [View photograph on Flickr] 
  • Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company (Photographs)
  • Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company, Memorabilia
  • Baltimore & Ohio Railroad Company, Blacksmith shop, 1907 (Photograph)
  • Baseball
  • Baseball teams (Photographs)
  • Belmont Nail Works (Photograph)
  • Benwood & Wheeling Connecting Railway (Photograph)
  • Benwood Mine Disaster (Photograph) [View photograph on Flickr]
  • Berry, Chu
  • Bethany College 
  • Bethlehem United Presbyterian Church
  • Bill's Hamburger Grill (Photograph) 
  • Blaw-Knox Company (Oversize)
  • Blessed Martin School
  • Blue Ribbon Paint Company
  • Bridgeport Bridge (Covered Bridge) (Photograph)
  • Burkett, Jesse
  • Buses (Photographs)

 C

  • Cass Scenic Railroad
  • Castle Theatre
  • Cave Club
  • "Centennial Sketches of Wheeling" (Plat of Early Additions to the "Old Town of Wheeling")
  • Central Methodist Episcopal Church
  • Centre Market (See Also - Oversize Vertical Files)
  • Centre School (5th Ward) (Photograph)
  • Central Union Building  (Photograph)
  • Chapline Street Courthouse (Photograph)
  • Chapline Street Methodist Church (Aldersgate United Methodist) 
  • Chapline Street Methodist Church (Aldersgate United Methodist) (Photographs)
  • Children's Home (Photographs)
  • Christ United Methodist Church 
  • Churches, general
  • City-County Buidling 
  • City-County Building (Photographs)
  • City of Wheeling brochures 
  • Clearview Village
  • Coal Miners, 1940s (Photographs)
  • College Alumnae of Wheeling
  • City of Wheeling Columbian Celebration, 1892
  • Court Theatre (Oversize)
  • Coney Island Park 
  • Convocation on the Urban Crisis, 1968
  • Co-operative Transit Company
  • Corpus Christi Catholic Church
  • Cotts & Diehl (storefront) (Photograph)
  • Court Theatre (Oversize)
  • Court Theatre
  • Cratty, Mabel
  • Cruger, Lydia Boggs Shepard

 D

  • Daughters of the American Revolution, Wheeling Chapter
  • Davis, Rebecca Harding
  • Delivery wagon, 1909 (Photograph)
  • Delta Queen
  • Delta Queen (Photograph)
  • Dungan, Ellis

 E

  • Echo Point (Photographs) (Oversize)
  • Elby's, Family News Newsletters
  • Elby's Distance Race 
  • Elm Grove Coal Company (Photograph)
  • Elm Grove Old Stone Bridge (Photographs)
  • Eoff Street Temple

 F

  • Faris, J.A.
  • Fire Engines / Ladder Trucks (Photographs)
  • First Baptist Church (Photograph)
  • First Christian Church
  • First English Lutheran Church
  • First Presbyterian Church 
  • First Presbyterian Church (Photographs)
  • First Methodist Church (Triadelphia Methodist Church)
  • Flatiron Building
  • Floods, general
  • Floods, 1907 (Photographs)
  • Floods, 1936 (Photographs)
  • Floods, 1936 (See Also - Oversize Vertical Files)
  • Floods, 1937 (See Also - Oversize Vertical Files)
  • Floods, 1972 (Oversize)
  • Floods, 1996 (Bridgeport) (Photographs)
  • Football teams (Photographs)
  • For Liberty and Union (Film)
  • Fort Henry Bridge
  • Fort Henry Building
  • Fort Henry Mall, proposal
  • Fort Henry Siege Memorial (Photographs)
  • Fourth Street Methodist Church
  • Fraternal Order of Eagles, Wheeling Aeries
  • Freedom Train (Oversize)
  • Freemasonry
  • Freese, Gene
  • French's Tavern (Photographs)
  • Fresh Air Farm (Photograph)
  • Friends of Wheeling

 G

  • Gacioch, Rose
  • Gee Electric Company
  • The German Bank of Wheeling
  • German Fire Insurance Company
  • Glasscock, Jack
  • Grand Opera House
  • Grand Opera House & German Fire Insurance Company (Engraving)
  • Greenwood Cemetery
  • Grave Creek Mound

 H

  • Hannum, Alberta Pierson
  • Harness "Castle" at Mt. Wood Overlook
  • Harshman, Marc
  • Haskins Hospital (includes photograph) (Oversize)
  • Hawley Building
  • Hazel-Atlas Glass Company
  • Henry Clay Memorial
  • Henry Clay Memorial (Photographs)
  • Hess, Ted
  • Highland Park Historic District
  • Historic Scenes of Wheeling calendars (1993, 1994)
  • Hopeful City (Wheeling, WV) (2 folders)
  • House and Hermann Store fire, 1917 (Photographs)
  • House and Hermann (Engraving) 
  • The Hub Clothing Store (portion of clothing box with logo)
  • Hutchinson and Chapman building fire, 1895 (Photograph)

 I

  • I.D. Prager, storefront (Photograph)
  • Imperial Glass (Bellaire, OH) 
  • Independence Hall
  • Independence Hall (Photographs)
  • Independent Order of Odd Fellows
  • International Voyager Festival, 1980 (See Also - Oversize Vertical Files)
  • "It's Wheeling Steel" radio program

 J

  • Jones, Harriet B.
  • Jones, Harriet B., 1940 (Photograph)
  • Junior League of Wheeling 

 K

  • King, Polly
  • Kirkwood Presbyterian Church (Bridgeport, OH) 
  • Knotts, Don
  • Kossuth, George
  • Kreis, Robert (Wheeling Symphony Orchestra) (Photograph)
  • Kurner, D.C., Painting and Decorating

 L

  • Ladies of the G.A.R. (Grand Army of the Republic) 
  • Lafayette, Marquis de 
  • Lawrencefield Chapel
  • Lias, William (Bill) (Photographs)
  • Lincoln School (Oversize)
  • Lindbergh, Charles (1927 visit to Wheeling and Moundsville)
  • The Linsly School (See Also - Oversize Vertical Files)
  • The Linsly School (Photograph)
  • The Linsly Echo, 1881
  • Linsly Minstrel Programs, 1940s-1960s
  • List, Henry K. (House)
  • Lustron Homes

 M

  • Madonna of the Trail Monument (Photograph)
  • May Day at Wheeling Stadium, circa 1915 (Photograph)
  • Main Street Bridge (Photographs)
  • Main Street (Photographs)
  • Manufacturers' Fire Insurance Company, 1884 (Photograph)
  • Market Auditorium
  • Market House (Second Ward) (Photograph)
  • Market Street (Photographs)
  • Martins Ferry Tornado, 1887 (Photograph)
  • McColloch, Samuel
  • McGraw Chevrolet (Photograph)
  • McKinley Craftsman
  • McLure Hotel
  • Moenkemoller Drug Store (Photograph) [also spelled Monkemoeller and Menkemeller]
  • Monroe Street East (currently 12th Street) 
  • Monument Place
  • Monument Place (Photograph)
  • Mount de Chantal Academy (Photographs)
  • Mount de Chantal Academy 
  • Mt. Belleview Hotel (Photographs) 
  • Mt. Wood Cemetery
  • Mt. Zion Cemetery (Photograph)
  • Mozart Singing Society, notepad, 1907

 N

  • National Exchange Bank, 1937 souvenir calendar
  • National Road, Pleasant Valley (Photograph)
  • Night Hawks, Wheeling Steelmakers (Photograph)
  • North Wheeling

 O

  • Oglebay Good Zoo
  • Oglebay Institute Mansion Museum
  • Oglebay Park (Photographs)
  • Oglebay Park
  • Ohio County Poor Farm (Photograph)
  • Ohio County Public Library (Photographs)
  • Ohio County Public Library - Archives Department
  • Ohio River (Photographs)
  • Ohio River Dam (Photograph)
  • Ohio River and Western Railway (Photograph)
  • Ohio River Locks 10 & 11, Warwood, WV (Photograph) (Oversize)
  • Ohio Valley General Hospital School of Nursing
  • Ohio Valley Medical Center (previously known as Ohio Valley General Hospital)
  • Old Stone Church
  • Old Stone Church (Photographs) 
  • Organ Grinder with monkey (Photograph)
  • Osiris Temple Shrine Circus

 P

  • Palace of Gold, New Vrindaban
  • Panhandle Depot, 1895 (Photograph)
  • Paull-Paxton House 
  • "Pa Wheeling"
  • People's Bank (Photograph) 
  • Pennsylvania Railroad, K4s 3768 Engine (Photograph)
  • Pierpont, Francis (Photograph)
  • Pleasant Valley (Photograph)
  • Point Mills, Old Mill and Dam (Photograph)
  • Political ephemera - Ohio County

 Q

 R

  • Race relations in Wheeling (Includes clippings on racial tension situation in Wheeling in January 1971)
  • Railroad Company stock certificates
  • Redmen's Cemetery
  • Reichart Furniture Company
  • Reilly Building (Photograph)
  • Restaraunts
  • Rhododendron Girls State, 1940s
  • Ritchie School
  • Roney's Point Tavern (Photograph)
  • Rosecrans, William
  • West Virginia Route 2

 S

  • Saengerfest
  • Security National Bank & Trust Company
  • Sedgwick House Museum (Martins Ferry, OH)
  • St. Alphonsus Church
  • St. James Evangelical Lutheran Church
  • St. John the Divine Greek Orthodox Church
  • St. John's United Church of Christ (St. John's Evangelical) (Photograph)
  • St. John's United Church of Christ (St. John's Evangelical)
  • St. Joseph Center
  • St. Joseph's Cathedral
  • St. Joseph's Cathedral (Photograph)
  • St. Luke's Episcopal Church
  • St. Matthew's Episcopal Church (2 folders)
  • St. Matthew's Episcopal Church (Photographs)
  • St. Matthew's Episcopal Church, Evangel 
  • St. Michael Parish
  • St. Paul's Evangelical and Reformed Church 
  • St. Stephen's United Church of Christ
  • Schmulbach Building
  • Shadow Knoll (Henry Stifel residence)
  • Shepard's Pool, Wheeling Creek (Photograph)
  • Snead, Sam (Oversize)
  • Soldiers and Sailors Monument (Photograph)
  • South Wheeling
  • Souvenir Albums of Wheeling [many of these albums have been digitized; however, to view originals, please contact the Archives] 
  • Sports teams, general
  • Stanton & Davenport Booksellers (Photograph)
  • Steber, Eleanor (Photographs)
  • Stephan, Tom
  • Stifel & Company
  • Stifel House (845 North Main Street)
  • Stone & Thomas
  • Steel Bridge (Photograph)
  • Stone Bridge Viaduct (Bellaire, OH)
  • Stone Bridge, St. Clairsville Pike, 1880s (Photograph)
  • Stone Church Cemetery
  • Stone United Presbyterian Church
  • Stone United Presbyterian Church (Photograph)
  • Streetcars (Photographs)
  • Sweeney Punch Bowl

 T

  • Table Rock (Photograph)
  • Temple Shalom
  • Wheeling Terminal Railway Bridge (Photograph)
  • Third United Presbyterian Church
  • "This Week in Wheeling," 1965 (Junior League of Wheeling)
  • Thomas, Clyde
  • Thompson Methodist Espicopal Church 
  • Thompson's Hill, Looking towards Leatherwood (Photograph)
  • Toll Gate (Photograph)
  • Triadelphia High School
  • Turner, William Alexander "Bill" 

 U

  • United States Stamping Company (Moundsville, WV)
  • Upper Ohio Valley Dapper Dan Club
  • Upper Ohio Valley Italian Festival
  • U.S.S. Wheeling
  • U.S.S. Yarnall

 V

  • Valley Camp Coal Company, 1939 (Photograph)
  • Vance Memorial Church
  • Victorian Old Town (North Wheeling)
  • Virginia Theatre

 W

  • Warwick China Company
  • Waugh's Dam, Buffalo Creek, Brooke County, WV (Photograph)
  • West Liberty University 
  • West Liberty University (Photographs)
  • Warwood Evangelical Lutheran Church
  • Warwood High School
  • Warwood Public School and Post Office (Photograph) 
  • Washington Hall (Photographs and Engravings)
  • "West Virginia" and "Wheeling" Sheet music, words and music by W.E. Bogers
  • West Virginia House of Delegates, 1868 (Photograph)
  • West Virginia NAACP Convention, 2016 
  • West Virginia Northern Community College
  • West Viginia Semi-Centennial / Golden Jubilee, 1913
  • Wetzel's Cave (Photograph)
  • Wetzel Family gravesite (Photographs)
  • Wheeling Area Bicycle Club
  • Wheeling Area Chamber of Commerce
  • Wheeling Arts and Culture Fest
  • Wheeling Bicentennial, 1969
  • Wheeling Board of Trade
  • Wheeling businesses, advertising pages, 1888 [removed from the Keller Hotel (Romney, WV) Register book. Businesses include: Frew & Bertschy; Seabright, the Tailor; David Kull, Jr. & Co.; John Friedel; F. Hanuauer; Muhn & Brandfass; Wilson & Chapman; Isham & Digby; Wheeling Business College; Wheeling Omnibus & Transfer Co.; Donaldson, Lewis & Co.; Lutz Bros.; I.G. Dillon & Co.; F.W. Baumer; Geo K. McMechen & Son; Geo S. Feeny.]
  • Wheeling Centennial, 1936
  • Wheeling Centennial, 1936 (Photograph)
  • Wheeling City Council (Oversize) 
  • The Wheeling Clinic
  • Wheeling Corrugating Company
  • Wheeling Council of Churches
  • Wheeling Downs
  • Wheeling Downtown Map, Wheeling Retail Assocation, 1939 (Oversize)
  • Wheeling Electric Company
  • Wheeling Female College
  • Wheeling Gospel Tabernacle, "Bit of Heaven" Melodies booklet
  • Wheeling High School
  • Wheeling High School basketball team, 1940s (Photograph)
  • Wheeling High School football game programs, 1940s
  • Wheeling Implement & Buggy Company, letterhead, 1910s
  • Wheeling Intermodal Transportation Center
  • Wheeling in the Civil War
  • Wheeling Ironmen (football team)
  • Wheeling Island, 1888 (Photograph)
  • Wheeling Island Boat Club, 1930s (Photograph)
  • Wheeling Island Stadium (Dedication ribbon, June 1, 1927)
  • Wheeling Jamboree (Photographs)
  • Wheelign Jamboree
  • Wheeling Jesuit University
  • Wheeling Musical Society [Scale of Prices and Directory, January 1, 1948]
  • Wheeling National Bank
  • Wheeling National Heritage Area
  • The Wheeling News Lithograph Company (Invoice, 1925)
  • Wheeling-Ohio County Airport
  • Wheeling-Ohio County Convention and Visitors Bureau
  • Wheeling Park (Photographs)
  • Wheeling Park Commission
  • Wheeling Park High School
  • Wheeling Pittsburgh Steel Corporation - Steubenville Works (Photographs) (Oversize) 
  • The Wheeling Post (select editions and clippings from an African American newspaper published in early 1990s by Sidney B. Harr) (Oversize)
  • Wheeling Post 1 American Legion Baseball Team
  • Wheeling Public Schools, Directory, 1910-1911
  • Wheeling Sewer System
  • Wheeling Stamping Company
  • Wheeling Steel Company 
  • Wheeling Steel Company (Photographs)
  • Wheeling Suspension Bridge
  • Wheeling Suspension Bridge (Photographs)
  • Wheeling Symphony Orchestra
  • Wheeling Traction Company
  • Wheeling Tunnel
  • Wheeling, view of city (Photographs)
  • Wheeling Vintage Raceboat Regatta
  • Wheeling Water Works
  • Wheeling Water Works and reservoir (Photographs)
  • Wheeling Youth Symphony
  • Wheels to Progress (Production stills - photographs)
  • Williams, Doc (Photographs)
  • Woodsdale / Edgwood / Echo Point (Photographs)
  • Women's Suffrage Movement (in Wheeling)
  • Worker's Alliance of America, membership book, 1938
  • WWVA Radio Station

 X

 Y

  • YMCA Building (Photograph)
  • YMCA (Young Men's Christian Association)
  • Young, J.J.

 Z

  • Zane, Betty 
  • Zane, Betty (Illustrations)
  • Zane, Ebenezer (houses)
  • Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church

 

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