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Catalog Number HRHS-043
Collection Broadside Collection
Object Name Collection
Scope & Content BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE:
A broadside is a large sheet of paper printed on one side only. Historically, broadsides were posters, announcing events or proclamations, or simply advertisements. The historical type of broadsides were ephemera, i.e. temporary documents created for a specific purpose and intended to be thrown away. They were one of the most common forms of printed material between the sixteenth and nineteenth centuries, particularly in Britain, Ireland and North America. (Wikipedia)

SCOPE AND CONTENT:
Various broadsides from the 1800's and early 1900's.

COLLECTION INVENTORY:
Folder 1:
Confederate Memorial Day Activities, in Harrisonburg and Rockingham Co. June 6, 1898
Program, 8th Annual Convention, Stonewall District Sunday School Association, McGaheysville, VA, June 4-5, year undetermined
Folder 2:
Grand Field Day among the Horses, February Court, Harrisonburg, VA (fragile)
Professor Oscar R. Gleason (not dated)

Folder 3 (OV):
Big Lawn Party Camp Shenandoah, July 2, 1910
Southern Rights Meeting Broadside, c. 1857, formerly museum acc. # 97.8.1
Virginia Theatre, Rubinoff and his Violin, no date. Lower half is missing.
Proceedings of a Town Meeting regarding the death of James A. Garfield, President of the United States, 1881
Soldiers Memorial for Spanish-American War, 1898 - 99, Co. B, 17th Infantry
Soldiers Memorial for Spanish-American War, 1898 - 99, Co. C, First North Carolina
Advertisement for J. P. Houck, Wholesale and Retail, Boots, Shoes, Slippers, Main St., Harrisonburg (no date)
Harrisonburg Bicentennial, 1980 (2 copies)
Lithograph of Confederate Seal by Preston Rose Co. (no date)



Title Broadside Collection (ongoing)