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Henry Barnes Woodhouse, who lived in the London Bridge area in Princess Anne County where he farmed and operated a blacksmith shop. Woodhouse served as brigadier general of the Nineteenth Brigade, Fourth Division of the Virginia Militia in the 1840s…

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Bernard P. Holland standing before the general merchandise store he opened on Seventeenth Street in Princess Anne County, Virginia, in 1910 and operated until the 1930s.

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This London Bridge house was built approximately 1785 by John Forrest, whose daughter Sarah married Henry Barnes Woodhouse. Sarah died young, but Woodhouse continued to occupy the house until his death in 1879.

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Turkeys in front of a wagon on the William Simpson farm located on the Knott's Island end of Princess Anne County, Virginia. The Princess Anne turkey was highly prized in Norfolk and beyond at holiday time.

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Arnold E. Ewell, who was elected to his first term in the House of Delegates in 1899, is photographed with his sisters Mary (left), Nora, and Alexina. Ewell operated a large farm on the western shore of the Lynnhaven River and maintained an active…

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Two buildings on the Virginia Tech ornamental/truck research extension center land on Diamond Springs Road in Princess Anne County, Virginia when acquired in 1907.

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Five men and several dead, hanging hogs on the John E. Smith farm in rural Princess Anne County, Virginia in the early twentieth century.

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Waiting to load potatoes onto trains at Diamond Springs, Princess Anne County in 1912

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Two unidentified men operating an Irish potato planter at Whitehurst on March 20, 1917.

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Members of the Emmanuel Episcopal Church gathered around a bus for a church school outing in the World War I era. The bus was equipped with roll-down curtains in case of inclement weather.

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A farm laborer leads a mule-drawn cart with a device that is dusting cantaloupes, a crop that Princess Anne farmers found a market for in Norfolk during the 1920s. This July 22 Experimental Station photograph was thematic to the 1920s when farmers…

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The photograph was taken at the Hotel Jefferson in Richmond in September 1952. Herbert W. Ozlin, the county (agriculture) demonstration agent for Princess Anne County had taken two 4-H students to the event and the girl, Pat Lupton Reader, had…

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The annual Princess Anne Garden Club Rose Show in 1953.

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A ceremonial planting of a loblolly pine took place on January 14, 1953, at 49th and Atlantic Avenue. Officials of Virginia Beach and the State Highway Commission joined members of the Council of Garden Clubs of Virginia Beach and Princess Anne…

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An educational exhibit of Miss Evelyn Collins Hill, rosarian of the Princess Anne Garden Club, and past rosarian of the Garden Club of Virginia. The photograph suggests the flowers were cultivated on Sea Breeze Farm, Lynnhaven, Virginia.

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The Woman's Club of Princess Anne County, 1956-1957, scrapbook, which was the second place winner of clubs of more than 200 members.

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The 1959 Higher education in the Tidewater area of Virginia : report of a survey for the State Council of Higher Education of Virginia and the Norfolk Junior Chamber of Commerce Higher Education Survey, page 81, notes the need for higher education…

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The Woman's Club of Princess Anne County, 1959-1960, scrapbook, which was the first place winner of clubs of more than 200 members.

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Children, likely club members, standing around a welcome sign for the Princess Anne County 4-H clubs.

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Dick Cockrell, Princess Anne County Agent, kneeling on a lawn looking down at a box of Princess Anne sweet potatoes, Porto Rico variety, that he is holding. Cockrell was helping to publicize the Princess Anne sweet potato.
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