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Catalog Number HRHS-055
Collection Rockingham County Schools Collection
Object Name Miscellaneous
Scope & Content BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE:
Located in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, Rockingham County Schools is comprised of 15 elementary, 4 middle, 4 high schools, a governor's school, a technical center, and an alternative education center.

SCOPE AND CONTENT:
This is an artificial collection of items pertaining to Rockingham County Public Schools.

COLLECTION INVENTORY:
Folder 1:
-1834 Abstract of School Master Accounts in Rockingham County for the Tuition of Poor Children (copy)
-1887 Teachers certificate for W. H. Keister for Highland County
-1894 Teachers certificate for W. H. Keister for Rockingham County
-1916 Term Report for Miss Ethel Henton in Public School No. 18 in Linville School District
-1920 certificate for Miss Nora Good appointing her to the faculty of Timberville High School
-1921 Certificate appointing John C. Myers Division Superintendent of Schools in Rockingham County
-Teacher contracts for Lida Hinton for 1929, 1937-1942
Folder 2:
-1842 Elk Run Class Book, Leaders: Adam Hansberger and Jeremiah Hansberger (copy)
Folder 3:
-1860 list of scholars at Center (or Thomas) School House, J. W. Minnich, Teacher
Folder 4:
-1868-1870 attendance book for the Fairview School House, located in Dale Enterprise, John W. Minnich, Teacher
-1887 attendance book, possibly for New Erection School, Prof. S. H. Hulvey

Folder 5:
-Minute book for the Rockingham Teachers Association, 1900 - 1921 (donated by Allen Litten)
Folder 6:
-List of subscribers for the purchase of a site for a public school, possibly in the Singers Glen area, c.1900
-1890 Public School report of progress for Ernest Whaites, by Mary P. Boyle, Teacher
-1905 Souvenir booklet for Narrow Gague School
-1906-1907 booklet for Mayland School, Plains District, with a list of student names, Mollie E. Zigler, Teacher
-1907 Souvenir booklet for New Erection Public School
-Early 1900's envelope for Lewiston Home School for Girls, Lynnwood, Virginia. Calling cards enclosed for Miss Mary Thompson and Ida E. Thompson
-Early 1900's post card of two teachers at an undetermined school. One of the teachers is named Iva Andes
-1918 report card for Rockingham Grammar Schools, school is undetermined, for Ila Sandridge
-1921 and 1923 commencement booklets for Pleasant Hill Junior High School
-1924 Rockingham County Geography Supplement
-1955 Daily New Record article about Oak Hill Academy in McGaheysville in 1895 and 1902 (copy)
Folder 7:
-1916 booklet Regulations of Rockingham County Schools
-1914 publication The Public Schools of Rockingham County, Virginia
Folder 8: Fire inspection reports from the late 1920's for county schools, with a description and picture of each school. Includes: Dovel School, Fulton School, Montezuma School, Mt. Zion School, Newtown Colored School, Port Republic School, Shaver School, Smith School, Spring Creek School, Tunis Creek School
Folder 9:
-Booklets containing plays used by Miss Craun at Grottoes School in the 1940's
Folder 10:
Dayton High School:
-1923 Dayton Items newsletter
-1925 Commencement announcement
-1936 The Daytonian (donated by Gar & Peggy Miley)
-1947 Commencement Exercises program
-1949 Commencement Exercises program (donated by Al Saufley)
-1950 Commencement Exercises program (donated by John Hinkle)
-Photographs of reunions of Dayton High School Class of 1946 (donated by Nancy Byrd)
Folder 11:
McGaheysville High School:
-1910 Program for Intermediate Department
-1918 McGaheysville High School Yearbook (donated by Rennie Keezle Harrison)
-1955 Daily News Record article concerning McGaheysville School in 1911 (copy)
-1969 McGaheysville High School reunion booklets (2)
-1970 Agenda for class reunion
Folder 12:
Turner Ashby High School:
-1958,1959,1961,1973 Commencement Exercises programs (1973 donated by Greg Owen)
-1957 Spring Concert program
-1958 program for a three-act comedy
-1967 Ashby Antics newsletter (donated by Greg Owen)
-1967 Student Handbook (donated by Greg Owen)
-1967 tickets to football game vs Strasburg High School (8) (donated by Greg Owen)
-1972 program for play "Oliver" (donated by Greg Owen)
-1973 program for play "Li'l Abner" (donated by Greg Owen)
-1974 Football booklet (donated by Greg Owen)
-1975-1978 Football booklets (donated by Dale Harter
Folder 13:
-1947 publication by Broadway High School You and Your School
-1952 Commencement Exercises program for Timberville High School
-1952 & 1961 Superintendent's Reports
-1953 letter from John W. Wayland to the fourth grade students at McGaheysville School
-1960's School to Home, a booklet for parents of new students, introduction by Wilbur S. Pence (donated by Greg Owen)
-1964 booklet for Pleasant Valley Elementary School
-1983 Class reunion booklet for the 1938 class of Bridgewater High School (donated by Eleanor Price)
-1984 pamphlet for Rockingham County Public Schools

Title Rockingham County Schools Collection