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thomas001.jpg

While Dr. Thomas' Eclectric Oil was marketed until the 1940s and 1950s, the particular trade card in this collection most likely dates to the late…
RockRye1.jpg

<p>Tolu Rock and Rye appears to have a short history of distribution between 1880 and 1881 (possibly a little later) as a patent…
DrinkMixer001.jpg

A rare piece of Prohibition-era cocktailiana, presenting recipes for 72 concoctions listed alphabetically from Alexander to Woodstock, in a"slide…
sensationalFood copy.jpg

Poster includes nutrition information sheets for parents on the verso.
Ms1940_032_B1F1_1874_1019.jpg

Loose pages from the account book of James E. Yates.
Ms1940_032_Yates_Ledger_Spread000.jpg

This collection consists of an account book maintained by James E. Yates, a livestock trader in Rappahannock County, Virginia during the late 19th and…
Ms1940_032_Yates_Ledger.pdf

This collection consists of an account book maintained by James E. Yates, a livestock trader in Rappahannock County, Virginia during the late 19th and…
Ms2013_040_SnavelyJA_ScientificAmerican_a.jpg

Scientific American advertisement
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Envelope from 1899 letter by Snavely
Ms2013_040_SnavelyJA_Letter_18990302a.jpg

The collection includes a letter written by J. A. Snavley, its envelope, and an advertisement postcard/mailer for Scientific American publications.…
Food Curriculum.pdf

University of Missouri-Columbia Extension presentation, "Food Curriculum"
Ms2013_028_CulinaryEphemera_B1F3_TradeCards_EagleBrand_1885a.jpg

Some companies have a long history. Eagle Brand (now part of Borden, Inc.), was advertising condensed milk for a variety of uses at least as early as…
Ms2013_028_CulinaryEphemera_B1F3_TradeCards_StoreyBunnell_1.jpg

These two trade cards were advertisements for Storey & Bunnell, who shipped oysters around the east coast of the United States in the early 20th…
Ms2013_028_CulinaryEphemera_B1F3_TradeCards_Craighills_1897a.jpg

This trade card for a sarsaparilla compound, was produced by a company based in Lynchburg, Va.
Ms2013_028_CulinaryEphemera_B1F3_TradeCards_Mellins_Anderson_a.jpg

Mellin's Food Company produced baby food, as well as nutritional foods for invalids. These represent a few of the Mellin's trade cards in the Culinary…
Ms2013_028_CulinaryEphemera_B1F3_TradeCards_QuakerOats_Rockies_1893a.jpg

In the late 19th century, Quaker Oats produced a series of collectible trade cards featuring lithograph landscapes and scenes from America. These two…
Ms2013_028_CulinaryEphemera_B1F3_TradeCards_ArmHammer_BeautifulBirds_38a.jpg

Arm & Hammer (part of Church & Driwght Co.) produced multiple series of trade cards in the early 20th century, including ones featuring birds,…
Ms2013-028_LawrencePrinting_a.jpg

J. F. Lawrence Printing Company (Chicago) prospectus
The J. F. Lawrence Printing Company operated at least from about 1890 until at least 1913. This…
Ms2013_028_GarfieldTea.jpg

Garfield Tea (Stillman Remedies Co.) table top advertisement, 1880s, likely c.1885?

At the earliest, this item probably dates to around 1885, four…
Ms2009-105_CrockettMineralSprings_Letter_1930_0112.jpg

The collection also contains a letter from S. S. Griffith to Dr. J. Harry Smith, written in 1930 on Crocket Arsenic-Lithia Springs letterhead.
Ms2009-105_CrockettMineralSprings_Broadside.jpg

The broadside advertising the sale of the Crockett Springs resort describes the time and date of the sale, that which was for sale, in which order…
Ms2013_028_CulinaryEphemera_B1F3_TradeCards_LibbyMcNeill_AllsWell.jpg

This is a series of Shakespeare-inspired Libby, McNeill & Libby trade cards in the larger Culinary Ephemera Collection.
Ms2013_028_CulinaryEphemera_B1F3_TradeCards_HorsfordBaking_a.jpg

These are a few of the Horford Baking & Phosphate trade cards in the larger Culinary Ephemera Collection.
Ms2015-063_FloydCountyAuctionBroadside.jpg

The collection includes a broadside advertising a land auction in Floyd County, Virginia, to be held on August 5, 1859. The auction was ordered by the…
Ms2009-106_YellowSulphurSpringsBroadside.jpg

This broadside advertises the sale of the Yellow Sulphur Springs resort, taking place on August 14, 1943. The broadside details the property and…
Ms2009-016_WilsonNelson_AuctionBroadside_a.jpg

This collection consists of a broadside announcing the impending sale of a home and 98 acres of land in the Forest Magisterial District of Bedford…
Ms2012_008_BartlettAnsil_1865_0415a.jpg

The collection consists of a letter by Ansil T. Bartlett to his father, dated April 15, 1865. Written from Camp Farmville, Virginia, the letter…
Ms2012-006_Lowenbach_PriceList.jpg

The collection consists of an advertisement from the Lowenbach Brothers liquor distributors in Alexandria, Virginia, c.1910s. The flyer includes…
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2011-032_F02_The_Proud_and_Profane.jpg

Movie poster for Paramount Pictures' 1956 film The Proud and the Profane, which was adapted from Lucy Herndon Crockett's book, The Magnificent…
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2011-032_F02_rough_sketch_cover.jpg

A rough sketch of the cover of Terru: A Tale of Yokohama, writen and illustrated by Lucy Herndon Crockett and published in 1950
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2011-032_F02_P23.jpg

A sketch on page 23 for the book Spain: Land in Limbo
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2011-032_F02_P216.jpg

A sketch on page 216 for the book Spain: Land in Limbo
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2011-032_F02_P195.jpg

A sketch on page 195 for the book Spain: Land in Limbo
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2011-032_F02_P171.jpg

A sketch on page 171 for the book Spain: Land in Limbo
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A sketch of the chapter heading jacket of Terru: A Tale of Yokohama, writen and illustrated by Lucy Herndon Crockett and published in 1950
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2011-032_F02_CHheading_19.jpg

A sketch of the chapter heading number 19 of Terru: A Tale of Yokohama, writen and illustrated by Lucy Herndon Crockett and published in 1950
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2011-032_F02_CHheading_18.jpg

A sketch of the chapter heading number 18 of Terru: A Tale of Yokohama, writen and illustrated by Lucy Herndon Crockett and published in 1950
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2011-032_F02_CHheading_15.jpg

A sketch of the chapter heading number 15 of Terru: A Tale of Yokohama, writen and illustrated by Lucy Herndon Crockett and published in 1950
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2011-032_F02_CHheading_13a.jpg

A sketch of the chapter heading number 13a of Terru: A Tale of Yokohama, writen and illustrated by Lucy Herndon Crockett and published in 1950
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2011-032_F02_CHheading_13.jpg

A sketch of the chapter heading number 13 of Terru: A Tale of Yokohama, writen and illustrated by Lucy Herndon Crockett and published in 1950
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2011-032_F02_CHheading_12.jpg

A sketch of the chapter heading number 12 of Terru: A Tale of Yokohama, writen and illustrated by Lucy Herndon Crockett and published in 1950
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2011-032_F02_CHheading_07.jpg

A sketch of the chapter heading number 7 of Terru: A Tale of Yokohama, writen and illustrated by Lucy Herndon Crockett and published in 1950
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2011-032_F02_CHheading_06.jpg

A sketch of the chapter heading number 6 of Terru: A Tale of Yokohama, writen and illustrated by Lucy Herndon Crockett and published in 1950
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2011-032_F02_CHheading_05-06.jpg

A sketch of the chapter heading number 5 and 6 of Terru: A Tale of Yokohama, writen and illustrated by Lucy Herndon Crockett and published in 1950
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2011-032_F02_CHheading_04-08.jpg

A sketch of the chapter heading number 4 and 8 of Terru: A Tale of Yokohama, writen and illustrated by Lucy Herndon Crockett and published in 1950
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2011-032_F02_CHheading_04.jpg

A sketch of the chapter heading number 4 of Terru: A Tale of Yokohama, writen and illustrated by Lucy Herndon Crockett and published in 1950
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2011-032_F02_CHheading_03.jpg

A sketch of the chapter heading number 3 of Terru: A Tale of Yokohama, writen and illustrated by Lucy Herndon Crockett and published in 1950
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2011-032_F02_CHheading_01.jpg

A sketch of the chapter heading number 1 of Terru: A Tale of Yokohama, writen and illustrated by Lucy Herndon Crockett and published in 1950
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2011-032_F02_CH9-P4-5.jpg

A sketch for pages 4 to 5 of chapter 9 of Terru: A Tale of Yokohama, writen and illustrated by Lucy Herndon Crockett and published in 1950
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2011-032_F02_CH7_end.jpg

A skecth for the ending page of chapter 7 of Terru: A Tale of Yokohama, written and illustrated by Lucy Herndon Crockett and published in 1950.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2011-032_F02_CH6-P2-6.jpg

A sketch for pages 2 to 6 of chapter 6 of Terru: A Tale of Yokohama, writen and illustrated by Lucy Herndon Crockett and published in 1950
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2011-032_F02_CH2-P2-6.jpg

A sketch for pages 2 to 6 of chapter 6 of Terru: A Tale of Yokohama, writen and illustrated by Lucy Herndon Crockett and published in 1950
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2011-032_F02_CH3_end.jpg

A skecth for the ending page of chapter 3 of Terru: A Tale of Yokohama, written and illustrated by Lucy Herndon Crockett and published in 1950.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2011-032_F02_CH2-P6-8.jpg

A sketch for pages 6 to 8 of chapter 2 of Terru: A Tale of Yokohama, writen and illustrated by Lucy Herndon Crockett and published in 1950
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2011-032_F02_CH2-P3-4.jpg

A sketch for pages 3 to 4 of chapter 2 of Terru: A Tale of Yokohama, writen and illustrated by Lucy Herndon Crockett and published in 1950
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A sketch for page 273 of chapter 21 of Terru: A Tale of Yokohama, writen and illustrated by Lucy Herndon Crockett and published in 1950
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2011-032_F02_CH2_end.jpg

A sketch for the ending page of chapter 2 of Terru: A Tale of Yokohama, writen and illustrated by Lucy Herndon Crockett and published in 1950
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2011-032_F02_CH2.jpg

A sketch for chapter 2 of Terru: A Tale of Yokohama, written and illustrated by Lucy Herndon Crockett and published in 1950.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2011-032_F02_CH1-P3.jpg

A sketch for page 3, chapter 1 of Terru: A Tale of Yokohama, writen and illustrated by Lucy Herndon Crockett and published in 1950
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A sketch for page 1 of chapter 17 of Terru: A Tale of Yokohama, writen and illustrated by Lucy Herndon Crockett and published in 1950
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2011-032_F02_CH15-P10.jpg

A sketch for page 10 of chapter 15 of Terru: A Tale of Yokohama, writen and illustrated by Lucy Herndon Crockett and published in 1950
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2011-032_F02_CH14-P7.jpg

A sketch for page 7 of chapter 14 of Terru: A Tale of Yokohama, writen and illustrated by Lucy Herndon Crockett and published in 1950
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2011-032_F02_CH14-P11.jpg

A sketch for page 11 of chapter 14 of Terru: A Tale of Yokohama, writen and illustrated by Lucy Herndon Crockett and published in 1950
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2011-032_F02_CH14_end.jpg

A skecth for the ending page of chapter 14 of Terru: A Tale of Yokohama, written and illustrated by Lucy Herndon Crockett and published in 1950.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2011-032_F02_CH12-P4.jpg

A sketch for page 4 of chapter 12 of Terru: A Tale of Yokohama, writen and illustrated by Lucy Herndon Crockett and published in 1950
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2011-032_F02_CH12-P22.jpg

A sketch for page 22 of chapter 12 of Terru: A Tale of Yokohama, writen and illustrated by Lucy Herndon Crockett and published in 1950
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2011-032_F02_CH1-26.8.jpg

A skecth for the ending page of chapter 1 of Terru: A Tale of Yokohama, written and illustrated by Lucy Herndon Crockett and published in 1950.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2011-032_F02_CH11.jpg

A sketch for chapter 11 of Terru: A Tale of Yokohama, written and illustrated by Lucy Herndon Crockett and published in 1950.
http://spec.lib.vt.edu/pickup/Omeka_upload/Ms2011-032_F01_Covera.jpg

A collection of drawings for the cover of Terru: A Tale of Yokohama, written and illustrated by Lucy Herndon Crockett and published in 1950

It is easy for us to view today’s version of Virginia Tech as a technologically advanced university that is particularly superior in the fields of…

Virginia Tech is known for its large campus and its striking architecture, and while it is easy to appreciate these features, many incoming students…

Curry Roberts grew up not too far from Virginia Tech’s campus in a small village in the western part of Bedford County. His parents grew up in the…

Steve Nehrt was born outside of St. Louis, Missouri in a town called Florissant, but he grew up in Springfield, VA. Drawn to the mountainous region of…

The son of a head bookkeeper and a civil servant, John Frasier was born in 1933 and grew up in Arlington, Virginia. Although he grew up on the heels…