Document Type

Finding Aid

Publication Date

1981

Abstract

This collection includes one scrapbook that is mostly composed of newspaper clippings about firemen, firefighting, other local events and local history in Huntington, WV. Less represented in the scrapbook are postcards of fire stations and state capitols from around the United States, a cloth reading “U.S. Registered June 5th, 1917” to signify that Lyle Peaco registered for the draft, two unidentified tintypes, photographs of members of the fire department, other photographs of unidentified people, ephemera such as licenses related to Lyle Peaco, business cards, a court document requesting Peaco to attend, a Barnum Club ribbon, a warrant for the arrest of Charles Rose, pasted in typewritten documents related to fire fighting, a county fair ticket stub, a letter from the wife of WV House of Delegates member George W. Sheets in 1891, and ephemera from local Huntington events.

Rights

Special collections material is obtained from many sources and is intended primarily for research and educational purposes. Certain works may be protected by copyright, trademark, or related interests not governed by the department. It is up to the researcher to verify that they have permission to use these materials for publication or other activities.

Accession Number

1981/08.0343

Access and Use

For more information or to use any of these collections, contact:
Special Collections, Morrow Library
Marshall University
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
(304) 696-2343
speccoll@marshall.edu

Comments

Span Dates: 1880-1946

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