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Mr. Buchanan's statement. Extract from Gen. Jackson's second letter ... Mr. Buchanan's statement to the Editor of the Lancaster Journal ... Lancaster, 8th August, 1827. Printed at the Office of the Wheeling Gazette [1827].

Mr. Buchanan's statement. Extract from Gen. Jackson's second letter .....

Imprint 3. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collection; Portfolio 189, Folder 4.

A proclamation by the Governor ... I Francis H. Peirpoint, Governor ... do hereby recommend to the good people of the Commonwealth the observance of Thursday the 28th inst, as a day of Thanksgiving ... at the City of Wheeling, this 14th day of N

A proclamation by the Governor ... I Francis H. Peirpoint, Governor .....

0403C 28 13 N 43.; Rec. R. B.; Dec. 1, 1943.; On verso: 0403C28 13 N 43. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemer... more

A proclamation by the governor ... I, Francis H. Peirpoint ... do appoint Thursday, the 27th day of November ins., as a day of prayer and thanksgiving ... Done at the City of Wheeling this 8th day of November in the year of our Lord, one thousan

A proclamation by the governor ... I, Francis H. Peirpoint ... do appo...

0403C 29 13 N 43.; Rec. Dec. 1 1943.; On verso: 0403C29 13 N 43. Available also through the Library of Congress web site in two forms: as facsimile page images and as full text in SGML. Printed Ephemera Collec... more

Wheeling, West Virginia, Ohio River steamer and the Island in 1869

Wheeling, West Virginia, Ohio River steamer and the Island in 1869

Photograph shows stern wheeler, the R. R. Hudson docked. Photo owned by Wm. Richardson. Title from item.

Steamer "Keystone State" at Wheeling, West Virginia

Steamer "Keystone State" at Wheeling, West Virginia

Photograph shows a side view of the Keystone State steamboat. Copyright 1905 by Wm. T. Nicoll. Additional title on item: West Virginia. Wheeling. Steamer Keystone State. No. 1961. Title from item.

[Bird's eye view of Wheeling, W. Va.]

[Bird's eye view of Wheeling, W. Va.]

H126371 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright claimant's address: Conneaut, O. Title derived from copyright deposit records. Copyright deposit; Haines Photo Co.; May 1, 1909.

Water front at Wheeling, W. Va.

Water front at Wheeling, W. Va.

H126373 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright claimant's address: Conneaut, O. Copyright deposit; Haines Photo Co.; May 1, 1909.

Panoram of Wheeling, W. Va.

Panoram of Wheeling, W. Va.

H126372 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright claimant's address: Conneaut, O. No. 1. Copyright deposit; Haines Photo Co.; May 1, 1909.

Wheeling Corrugating Co.'s Works, Wheeling, W. Va.

Wheeling Corrugating Co.'s Works, Wheeling, W. Va.

H126951 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright claimant's address: Conneaut, O. Copyright deposit; Haines Photo Co.; May 13, 1909; DLC/PP-1909:43803.

Employes [sic] of Augustus Pollack Crown Stogie Factories, Wheeling, W.Va.

Employes [sic] of Augustus Pollack Crown Stogie Factories, Wheeling, W...

J191402 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright deposit; Wells View Co.; March 27, 1914.

Corner of the courtroom in Independence Hall, Wheeling, West Virginia

Corner of the courtroom in Independence Hall, Wheeling, West Virginia

Digital image produced by Carol M. Highsmith to represent her original film transparency; some details may differ between the film and the digital images. Independence Hall had been a Virginia customs house but... more

Lobby of historic courthouse, Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Wheeling, West Virginia

Lobby of historic courthouse, Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Wh...

Original building built in 1905-1914. New addition built in 2002-2004. Original lobby decorated with marble pilasters and paneling, aluminum postal windows and pendant light fixtures. Photographed as part of an... more

Hallway new addition, Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Wheeling, West Virginia

Hallway new addition, Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Wheeling, ...

Original building built in 1905-1914. New addition built in 2002-2004. Original lobby decorated with marble pilasters and paneling, aluminum postal windows and pendant light fixtures. Photographed as part of an... more

Interior lobby, Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Wheeling, West Virginia

Interior lobby, Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Wheeling, West V...

Original building built in 1905-1914. New addition built in 2002-2004. Original lobby decorated with marble pilasters and paneling, aluminum postal windows and pendant light fixtures. Photographed as part of an... more

New courthouse, Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Wheeling, West Virginia

New courthouse, Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Wheeling, West V...

Original building built in 1905-1914. New addition built in 2002-2004. Original lobby decorated with marble pilasters and paneling, aluminum postal windows and pendant light fixtures. Photographed as part of an... more

New courtroom, Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Wheeling, West Virginia

New courtroom, Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Wheeling, West Vi...

Original building built in 1905-1914. New addition built in 2002-2004. Original lobby decorated with marble pilasters and paneling, aluminum postal windows and pendant light fixtures. Photographed as part of an... more

Lobby of historic courthouse, Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Wheeling, West Virginia

Lobby of historic courthouse, Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Wh...

Original building built in 1905-1914. New addition built in 2002-2004. Original lobby decorated with marble pilasters and paneling, aluminum postal windows and pendant light fixtures. Photographed as part of an... more

New exterior, Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Wheeling, West Virginia

New exterior, Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Wheeling, West Vir...

Original building built in 1905-1914. New addition built in 2002-2004. Original lobby decorated with marble pilasters and paneling, aluminum postal windows and pendant light fixtures. Photographed as part of a... more

Historic courtroom, Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Wheeling, West Virginia

Historic courtroom, Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Wheeling, We...

Original building built in 1905-1914. New addition built in 2002-2004. Original lobby decorated with marble pilasters and paneling, aluminum postal windows and pendant light fixtures. Photographed as part of an... more

Historic courthouse window detail, Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Wheeling, West Virginia

Historic courthouse window detail, Federal Building and U.S. Courthous...

Original building built in 1905-1914. New addition built in 2002-2004. Original lobby decorated with marble pilasters and paneling, aluminum postal windows and pendant light fixtures. Photographed as part of an... more

Historic door detail, Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Wheeling, West Virginia

Historic door detail, Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Wheeling, ...

Original building built in 1905-1914. New addition built in 2002-2004. Original lobby decorated with marble pilasters and paneling, aluminum postal windows and pendant light fixtures. Photographed as part of an... more

Historic courthouse front door, Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, Wheeling, West Virginia

Historic courthouse front door, Federal Building and U.S. Courthouse, ...

Original building built in 1905-1914. New addition built in 2002-2004. Original lobby decorated with marble pilasters and paneling, aluminum postal windows and pendant light fixtures. Photographed as part of an... more

Grand Doric columns mark the distressed St. Matthew's Church building, constructed in 1837. Wheeling, West Virginia

Grand Doric columns mark the distressed St. Matthew's Church building,...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The building was sold to a local Baptist church in 1866 and later long served as the home of Church of God and Saints of Christ, whose... more

Mosaic mural at the Columbia Gas Building in downtown Wheeling, West Virginia

Mosaic mural at the Columbia Gas Building in downtown Wheeling, West V...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Artist: name not given. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and P... more

The Towngate Theater Building, which was built c. 1850 and long served as the First German Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in downtown Wheeling, West Virginia

The Towngate Theater Building, which was built c. 1850 and long served...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... more

The 1919-22 John O. Schenck House, which Schenck called Altenheim ("old home" in German), in Wheeling, West Virginia

The 1919-22 John O. Schenck House, which Schenck called Altenheim ("ol...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The massive limestone house, with huge Corninthian columns, became the Altenheim Home for the Aged, a retirement home for women. Schen... more

The now (as of 2015) closed and private Aetnaville Bridge, constructed in 1891, which connected Wheeling Island (part of Wheeling, West Virginia) to what is now Bridgeport, Ohio, across a back channel of the Ohio River

The now (as of 2015) closed and private Aetnaville Bridge, constructed...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The bridge was closed to automobile traffic in 1988 but remained an active pedestrian bridge. The rickety bridge was scheduled to be d... more

"The Scott Window," a stained-glass window at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church in Wheeling, West Virginia

"The Scott Window," a stained-glass window at St. Matthew's Episcopal ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Window was created by the Tiffany Studio of New York and installed in 1902. The Scott name relates to U.S. Senator Nathan Bay Scott an... more

Elmhurst Mansion, also known as the House of Friendship, in Wheeling, West Virginia

Elmhurst Mansion, also known as the House of Friendship, in Wheeling, ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Samuel S. Bloch, the founder and president of the Block Brothers Tobacco Company, built this sandstone, Queen Anne-style hous in 1891.... more

One of several Victorian-style homes on Chapline Street in downtown Wheeling, West Virginia

One of several Victorian-style homes on Chapline Street in downtown Wh...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... more

Entryway to Wheeling Park in Wheeling, West Virginia

Entryway to Wheeling Park in Wheeling, West Virginia

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The 406-acre park opened in 1925. The park was originally open to visitors only during the warmer months. Credit line: West Virginia C... more

Small homes in a row on Wheeling Island, a part of Wheeling, West Virginia, located in the middle of the Ohio River

Small homes in a row on Wheeling Island, a part of Wheeling, West Virg...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. This was once a booming industrial neighborhood, filled with modest homes (such as these) owned by factory workers, up to and includin... more

One of twelve famous Madonna of the Trail statues, this one located along the National Road in Wheeling, West Virginia

One of twelve famous Madonna of the Trail statues, this one located al...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The statues were commissioned by the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution. They were installed in each of the twel... more

The Victoria Theater in Wheeling, West Virginia. Opened in 1904, Victoria Theater is, as of 2015, the the oldest operating theater in West Virginia

The Victoria Theater in Wheeling, West Virginia. Opened in 1904, Victo...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. An 800-seat Victorian style theater with many Beaux-Arts design influences, the Victoria Theater, originally known as the Victoria Vau... more

[Building] Wheeling, West Virginia

[Building] Wheeling, West Virginia

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... more

St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, which opened in 1952 in Wheeling, West Virginia

St. Michael Roman Catholic Church, which opened in 1952 in Wheeling, W...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The late-Gothic Revival-style church was designed by a priest, Father Michael McInerney, who designed more than 500 church buildings f... more

Vance Memorial Presbyterian Church in Wheeling, West Virginia, built in 1897 by industrialist James Nelson Vance in honor of his parents

Vance Memorial Presbyterian Church in Wheeling, West Virginia, built i...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... more

The 1903 Tinker-Wright House, one of several fine houses in the Highland Park residential enclave of Wheeling, West Virginia. All its homes face a single street running to the nearby National Road through Wheeling

The 1903 Tinker-Wright House, one of several fine houses in the Highla...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... more

[Our Lady of Perpetual Help Ukranian Catholic Church, Wheeling, West Virginia]

[Our Lady of Perpetual Help Ukranian Catholic Church, Wheeling, West V...

Title devised by Library staff. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Purchase; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.;... more

[Mansion House Museum, Oglebay Park, Wheeling, West Virginia]

[Mansion House Museum, Oglebay Park, Wheeling, West Virginia]

Title devised by Library staff. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Purchase; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.;... more

Wilson Lodge, a 271-room lodge in Wheeling, West Virginia's, Oglebay Park, a self-supporting municipal park, resort and conference center

Wilson Lodge, a 271-room lodge in Wheeling, West Virginia's, Oglebay P...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The park has been open to the public since 1928, when the park's governing body, the Wheeling Park Commission, began operations at the... more

Three grouped stained-glass windows at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church in Wheeling, West Virginia

Three grouped stained-glass windows at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Many of the church's windows were produced by Tiffany Studio of New York, and others by the Lamb Studio of New Jersey. Left to right: ... more

St. Adolphus Catholic Church and Rectory in Wheeling, West Virginia

St. Adolphus Catholic Church and Rectory in Wheeling, West Virginia

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... more

The western, or Wheeling Island, arched entryway to the Wheeling Suspension Bridge, also known as the Stone Arch Bridge, which was the largest suspension bridge in the world from 1849 until 1851. Wheeling, West Virginia

The western, or Wheeling Island, arched entryway to the Wheeling Suspe...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Designed by Charles Ellet Jr., who also worked on the Niagara Falls Suspension Bridge, the Wheeling bridge was the first to span the O... more

The old Baltimore & Ohio railroad passenger station in Wheeling, West Virginia

The old Baltimore & Ohio railroad passenger station in Wheeling, West ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Built in 1907-1908, it is is a four-story, rectangular brick and limestone building in the Beaux-Arts-style. Passenger service there c... more

The 1897 Vance Memorial Presbyterian (originally United Presbyterian) Church, built in 1897 by iron and hardware industrialist James Nelson Vance, in honor of his parents in Wheeling, West Virginia

The 1897 Vance Memorial Presbyterian (originally United Presbyterian) ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... more

Echo Manor, one of several grand homes on or near Echo Point, a cul-de-sac abutting the National Road as it runs through Wheeling, West Virginia

Echo Manor, one of several grand homes on or near Echo Point, a cul-de...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. This home is now (2015) the headquarters of a law firm. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, L... more

Wilson Lodge, a 271-room lodge in Wheeling, West Virginia's, Oglebay Park, a self-supporting municipal park, resort and conference center

Wilson Lodge, a 271-room lodge in Wheeling, West Virginia's, Oglebay P...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The park has been open to the public since 1928, when the park's governing body, the Wheeling Park Commission, began operations at the... more

Horsehead detail on an outside wall of Centre Market in Wheeling, West Virginia. Built in 1853, the downtown marketplace is not only the oldest market house in Wheeling but also the oldest in the nation

Horsehead detail on an outside wall of Centre Market in Wheeling, West...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... more

Italianate homes along Chapline Street in downtown Wheeling, West Virginia

Italianate homes along Chapline Street in downtown Wheeling, West Virg...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... more

The "Hall Window," a stained-glass window at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church in Wheeling, West Virginia

The "Hall Window," a stained-glass window at St. Matthew's Episcopal C...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Created by the Lamb Studio of New York and installed in 1993, the Hall name relates to Bonnie Hall and Ellen Hall Harrington, who pres... more

Madison School, which opened in 1916 on Wheeling Island in Wheeling, West Virginia

Madison School, which opened in 1916 on Wheeling Island in Wheeling, W...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... more

"Drugs" sign outside a pharmacy on the portion of the National Road that runs through Wheeling, West Virginia

"Drugs" sign outside a pharmacy on the portion of the National Road th...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... more

The 1817 Elm Grove Stone Arch Bridge in Wheeling, West Virginia

The 1817 Elm Grove Stone Arch Bridge in Wheeling, West Virginia

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Also known as the Monument Place Bridge, it is (as of 2015) the oldest extant bridge in West Virginia. The bridge carries U.S. Route 4... more

Factory building of the Bloch Brothers Tobacco Company (also known as Helme Tobacco Company) on Wheeling Island, a part of Wheeling, West Virginia, in the middle of the Ohio River

Factory building of the Bloch Brothers Tobacco Company (also known as ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The company was best known for its Mail Pouch chewing tobacco, a popular chew advertised on more than 20,000 of barns, mostly in the r... more

The 1893 John List House, built by banker Henry List for his son in Wheeling, West Virginia, in 1893

The 1893 John List House, built by banker Henry List for his son in Wh...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... more

A view from across the Ohio River in Ohio of the Mail Pouch Tobacco factory and other buildings on Wheeling Island, once a heavily industrialized part of Wheeling, West Virginia, in the midst of the river

A view from across the Ohio River in Ohio of the Mail Pouch Tobacco fa...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... more

Gravestones and the chapel building at Mount Calvary Cemetery, adjacent to Wheeling City Park in Wheeling, West Virginia

Gravestones and the chapel building at Mount Calvary Cemetery, adjacen...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... more

The onetime home of Charles W. Franzheim, erected c. 1865 on South Front Street on Wheeling Island. Wheeling, West Virginia

The onetime home of Charles W. Franzheim, erected c. 1865 on South Fro...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Wheeling Island was a rough-and-ready industrial section of town, but also the location of fine homes belonging to those who owned the... more

The "Harrington Window," a stained-glass window at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church in Wheeling, West Virginia

The "Harrington Window," a stained-glass window at St. Matthew's Episc...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Created by the Lamb Studio of New York and installed in 1989, the Harrington name relates to Barbara Harrington, who presented the win... more

A view from across the Ohio River in Ohio of Wheeling Island, once a heavily industrialized part of Wheeling, West Virginia, in the midst of the river

A view from across the Ohio River in Ohio of Wheeling Island, once a h...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... more

Pond and fountain at Wheeling Park in Wheeling, West Virginia

Pond and fountain at Wheeling Park in Wheeling, West Virginia

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The 406-acre park opened in 1925. The park was originally open to visitors only during the warmer months. Mount Calvary Cemetery can b... more

Factory building of the Bloch Brothers Tobacco Company (also known as Helme Tobacco Company) on Wheeling Island, a part of Wheeling, West Virginia, in the middle of the Ohio River

Factory building of the Bloch Brothers Tobacco Company (also known as ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The company was best known for its Mail Pouch chewing tobacco, a popular chew advertised on more than 20,000 of barns, mostly in the r... more

The Bennett Square Building (which as of 2015 is called the Georgian Center) on Main Street in Wheeling, West Virginia

The Bennett Square Building (which as of 2015 is called the Georgian C...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Formerly the city's longtime public library (the Bennett Square sign above the entrance was applied over a "Public Library" inscriptio... more

The "Spirit of the American Doughboy" World War I memorial at Wheeling Park in Wheeling, West Virginia

The "Spirit of the American Doughboy" World War I memorial at Wheeling...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... more

A view from across the Ohio River in Ohio of Wheeling Island, once a heavily industrialized part of Wheeling, West Virginia, in the midst of the river

A view from across the Ohio River in Ohio of Wheeling Island, once a h...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... more

Door detail at Centre Market in Wheeling, West Virginia

Door detail at Centre Market in Wheeling, West Virginia

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Built in 1853, the downtown marketplace is not only the oldest market house in Wheeling but also the oldest in the nation. Credit line... more

[Fort Henry Bridge] Wheeling, West Virginia

[Fort Henry Bridge] Wheeling, West Virginia

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... more

Crispin Center, the golf clubhouse at Wheeling, West Virginia's, Oglebay Park, a self-supporting municipal park, resort and conference center

Crispin Center, the golf clubhouse at Wheeling, West Virginia's, Ogleb...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The park has been open to the public since 1928, when the park's governing body, the Wheeling Park Commission, began operations at the... more

Factory building of the Bloch Brothers Tobacco Company (also known as Helme Tobacco Company) on Wheeling Island, a part of Wheeling, West Virginia, in the middle of the Ohio River

Factory building of the Bloch Brothers Tobacco Company (also known as ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The company was best known for its Mail Pouch chewing tobacco, a popular chew advertised on more than 20,000 of barns, mostly in the r... more

Lake and fountain at the Oglebay Park and Resort in Wheeling, West Virginia

Lake and fountain at the Oglebay Park and Resort in Wheeling, West Vir...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Oglebay Park is a self-supporting public municipal park, the only one of its kind. It has been open to the public since 1928, when the... more

The headquarters building of the Bloch Brothers Tobacco Company (also known as Helme Tobacco Company), next to the company's factory in Wheeling, West Virginia

The headquarters building of the Bloch Brothers Tobacco Company (also ...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. It was best known for its Mail Pouch chewing tobacco, a popular chew advertised on more than 20,000 of barns, mostly in the rural Ohio... more

Architectural detail of the Capitol Theatre building, also known as the Capitol Music Hall, in downtown Wheeling, West Virginia

Architectural detail of the Capitol Theatre building, also known as th...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. It is the largest theater in West Virginia. For many years, it has served as the home of Jamboree USA, a live country music show broad... more

View of downtown Wheeling, West Virginia, from Wheeling Island, part of the city that lies on an island in the middle of the Ohio River

View of downtown Wheeling, West Virginia, from Wheeling Island, part o...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... more

A block along the National Road in Wheeling, West Virginia, that includes the El Villa Apartment Building

A block along the National Road in Wheeling, West Virginia, that inclu...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Architect Edward Bates Franzheim designed the Spanish-style building, including its shops on the first floor and adjecent annex. It op... more

Italianate homes along Chapline Street in downtown Wheeling, West Virginia

Italianate homes along Chapline Street in downtown Wheeling, West Virg...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... more

One of twelve famous Madonna of the Trail statues, this one located along the National Road in Wheeling, West Virginia

One of twelve famous Madonna of the Trail statues, this one located al...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The statues were commissioned by the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution. They were installed in each of the twel... more

The "Harrington Window," a stained-glass window at St. Matthew's Episcopal Church in Wheeling, West Virginia

The "Harrington Window," a stained-glass window at St. Matthew's Episc...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Created by the Lamb Studio of New Jersey and installed in 1989, the Harrington name relates to Barbara Harrington, who presented the w... more

Edemar Mansion, later the Stifel Fine Arts Center, in Wheeling, West Virginia

Edemar Mansion, later the Stifel Fine Arts Center, in Wheeling, West V...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The Edemar name was a contraction of the names of is first owner, Edward W. Stifel, proprietor of one of the nation's largest makers o... more

The Chapel of Mary and Joseph at Wheeling Jesuit University in Wheeling, West Virginia

The Chapel of Mary and Joseph at Wheeling Jesuit University in Wheelin...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... more

The larger Kepner Funeral Home building, white with columns to the left on Chapline Street, dates to 1857. Wheeling, West Virginia

The larger Kepner Funeral Home building, white with columns to the lef...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Pur... more

[House, Wheeling, West Virginia]

[House, Wheeling, West Virginia]

Title devised by Library staff. Credit line: West Virginia Collection within the Carol M. Highsmith Archive, Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division. Purchase; Carol M. Highsmith Photography, Inc.;... more

One of twelve famous Madonna of the Trail statues, this one located along the National Road in Wheeling, West Virginia

One of twelve famous Madonna of the Trail statues, this one located al...

Title, date and keywords based on information provided by the photographer. The statues were commissioned by the National Society of Daughters of the American Revolution. They were installed in each of the twel... more

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