Huntington, W. Va. resident, graduate of Marshall Business College. Papers consist of textbook from the college, diploma, and photographs of Guyandotte River bridge and groups.
The digitized items here do not represent the entirety of the Leslie W. Self Papers, 1900-1908. To view what other materials are in this collection but not yet digitized and available online, search the guide to the Leslie W. Self Papers, 1900-1908.
3rd Avenue bridge from Huntington over Guyan River to Guyandotte, W.Va. built 1908, b&w mounted on cardboard This was probably made the day the bridge was completed in 1908. Note on front reads: Rudd contractor, Guyandotte Bridge about 1908 Back reads: 3rd Ave Bridge across Guyan River at Guyandotte built year 1908. Contractor Mr. Rudd from Cincinnati, Ohio about 5th person in this picture. (Names:) Clay Everett Jeff Bolen Mr. Summerson Mr. Fry Mr Murry Walter Barnett Mr. Barns W. H. Shover L. W. Self Jack Taylor Mr. Webb Mr. Herron Mr. Ruse Mr. Rudd
Camden Interstate RR car on bridge over Guyan River to Guyandotte, 1908, b&w mounted on cardboard Note on front reads: Built 1908, washed out 2 times, across Guyandotte River 3rd Ave. back reads:Year 1908. Camden Interstate Ry Co. street car on bridge. L. W. Self, motorman and Henry Thompson, Conductor. (Bridge carried 3rd Avenue from Huntington to Guyandotte)
Unidentified group at Spray, N.C. near beach, Apr. 7, 1901, b&w mounted on cardboard Back reads; Taken at Spray, N.C., Apr. 7, 1901 near the coast
Sawmill operation at Poppa, Wayne County, W.Va., Oct. 1900, b&w mounted on cardboard back reads: Saw mill owner H. W. Walker on horse Sawing timber for GV RR (Guyan Valley) up Guyandotte River, 1900-1901 In picture left to right: Ramon Dial on ox wagon stock lumber on horse H. W. Walker owner & manager Two men on wagon: 2 Ferguson men W. G. Hensley, Teamster David Wroten, slab former Zona Riggs, log roller Alpha Childers, log roller George Ferguson, log roller Leslie W. Self, with saw measured lumber Daddy (Paddy?) Crossen, sawyer John Crossen, from Kenova, W.Va. sawyer at mill Lee Aliff, gin hand Tobe Riggs, gin hand Roll Chadwick, ox team driver, 4 yolk of oxten Poppa, W.Va. on waters of Beach Fork Creek, Wayne Co. Timber 9 x 16 and 12 x 12 28 ft long used on trestles at Tylers Creek, Lovell Creek, below Salt Rock, W.Va.