Winchester-Frederick County Veterans Council Collection

 

 

Stewart Bell Jr. Archives Room
Handley Regional Library
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society

P.O. Box 58, Winchester, VA 22604
(540) 662-9041 ext. 17
archives@handleyregional.org
www.handleyregional.org

Winchester-Frederick County Veterans Council Collection
1301 THL

Inventory created by Archives Staff 04/00. Last revised 02/18.

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS: Collection is open to all researchers.

USE RESTRICTIONS: Restrictions may apply concerning the use, photoduplication, or publication of items in this collection. Consult a member of the archives staff for information concerning these restrictions. The user assumes all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright.

EXTENT: 0.417 linear feet

CREATOR: Winchester-Frederick County Veterans Council

DATE: 1988-2018

SCOPE AND CONTENT: This collection is comprised of correspondence, brochures, articles, certificates, and other materials concerning the Winchester-Frederick County (Virginia) Veterans Council and their activities.

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: The Winchester-Frederick County Veterans Council is an organization that honors and remembers veterans in the Winchester-Frederick County area. It is composed of representatives from the American Legion, Conrad-Hoover Post #21,  Disabled American Veterans—Stonewall Jackson #9, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the U.S., Posts 2123 and 9646.

CITE AS: Winchester-Frederick County Veterans Council Collection, 1301 THL/WFCHS, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

ACQUISITION INFORMATION: Acquired as a gift

ORGANIZATION:

BOX 1

Correspondence, 1989, 1991-1992, 9 items, manuscript and typescript

McDonald, Reverend Carlyle – biographical information, 1 leaf, typescript/manuscript

Memorial Day program brochures and attendance registers, May 1988 – 2015

News articles, unnumbered leaves, printed (photocopy), 2 folders

Poem “Ode to the Flag,” by Linda Sheehan Cunningham, 1996, 3 leaves, printed

Speech presented Veteran’s Day, Nov 11, 1988 by Danuel(sic) Smith , 5 leaves, typescript (photocopy)

Veterans Day program brochures and attendance registers, 1988 to present

Veterans Day program 2007 – “Celebration of a Life…Veterans Memorial Service” DVD (do not reproduce – contact Omps Funeral Home to purchase)

Veterans who attend First Presbyterian Church, Jan 2003, 1 church newsletter

Veterans who received Certificates of Appreciation, 1992, 1 item, spiral-bound, manuscript on printed form

Veterans Monument in Shenandoah Memorial Park (folder contains the following):

Agreement to Purchase between Sunset Memorial, Inc. and Winchester-Frederick County Veterans Council, September 14, 1991, 2 leaves, typescript (photocopy),  
Chronological report on Veteran’s Memorial In Shenandoah Memorial Park, July 1990 to May 1992, 2 items, 2 leaves, typescript (photocopy),
Fundraising efforts for Monument, 1 page, 5 leaves, typescript/printed 1991-1992   

Veterans Monument in Shenandoah Memorial Park (folder contains the following):

Invitation to Unveiling of War Memorial, May 25, 1992, 1 leaf, printed/manuscript (photocopy), blank certificates

Veterans Monument in Shenandoah Memorial Park (folder contains the following):             

Veterans Monument Memorial Plaques, donor plaque lists, 24 leaves, typescript/photocopies

Veterans Monument in Shenandoah Memorial Park, News articles, unnumbered, printed (photocopy)

Victory Medal – given by Winchester and Frederick County, VA (1917-1918), no name engraves, 1 item, bronze (from the estate of P G Rieland, 11 N. Stewart St., Winchester, VA