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    • Recollections of 18th Century Virginia Frontier Life 

      Floyd, Letitia Preston; Wills, Wirt H.; Stubbs, Jane (Montgomery County Branch Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities; Pocahontas Press, Inc., 1997-05)
      Written a century and a half ago, Floyd reminiscences about her childhood in Smithfield, but also writes of horrific tales of Indian fighting.
    • Our Native Stone: Architecture and Identity at Virginia Polytechnic Institute, 1872-1922 

      Pezzoni, J. Daniel (Montgomery County Branch Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities; Pocahontas Press, Inc., 1997-05)
      Architectural historian and preservation consultant Daniel Pezzoni traces the development of Virginia Tech's campus.
    • The Coal Mining Way of Life in Virginia's New River Valley: Hard Work, Family, and Community 

      La Lone, Mary B. (Montgomery County Branch Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities; Pocahontas Press, Inc., 1997-05)
      Radford University anthropologist Mary La Lone gives a fascinating account of the life of New River Valley coal miners and their families.
    • The Smithfield Review, vol. 1 - A Note from the Editors 

      Modlin, Charles E.; Savage, Lon; Taylor, Charles L. (Montgomery County Branch Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities; Pocahontas Press, Inc., 1997-05)
      A note from the editors describing the content of this volume.
    • The Smithfield Review, vol. 1 - Back Cover 

      Campbell, Hugh G.; Modlin, Charles E.; Savage, Lon; Taylor, Charles L. (Montgomery County Branch Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities; Pocahontas Press, Inc., 1997-05)
      The back cover of The Smithfield Review.
    • The Smithfield Review, vol. 1 - Table of Contents 

      Campbell, Hugh G.; Modlin, Charles E.; Savage, Lon; Taylor, Charles L. (Montgomery County Branch Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities; Pocahontas Press, Inc., 1997-05)
      The table of contents and information about The Smithfield Review.
    • The Smithfield Review, vol. 1 

      Campbell, Hugh G. (Montgomery County Branch Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities; Pocahontas Press, Inc., 1997-05)
      Studies in the history of the region west of the Blue Ridge.
    • Newport, Virginia — A Crossroads Village 

      Martin, Douglas D.; Martin, Perry D. (Montgomery County Branch Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities; Pocahontas Press, Inc., 1997-05)
      Douglas Martin and his son Perry, a Virginia Tech student, tell the lively history of Newport.
    • William Ballard Preston and the Politics of Slavery 1832-1862 

      Wallenstein, Peter R. (Montgomery County Branch Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities; Pocahontas Press, Inc., 1997-05)
      Virginia Tech History Professor Peter Wallenstein shares his changing attitudes toward the evil institution of slavery over a 35 year period.
    • The Smithfield Review, vol. 2 

      Campbell, Hugh G. (Montgomery County Branch Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities; Pocahontas Press, Inc.; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Department of History, 1998)
      Studies in the history of the region west of the Blue Ridge.
    • Ties to External Markets: Imports and Exports in the New River Valley, 1745-1789 

      Crawford, Scott (Montgomery County Branch Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities; Pocahontas Press, Inc.; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Department of History, 1998)
      An inside look into various commercial aspects of frontier America.
    • Desertion and Unionism in Floyd County, Virginia 

      Dotson, Paul Randolph, Jr. (Montgomery County Branch Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities; Pocahontas Press, Inc.; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Department of History, 1998)
      Dotson relates a fascinating story of deteriorating support for the Confederate cause in a southwestern Virginia county.
    • John Floyd, Kentucky Hero, and Three Generations of Floyds and Prestons of Virginia 

      Floyd, Letitia Preston; Wills, Wirt H.; Stubbs, June (Montgomery County Branch Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities; Pocahontas Press, Inc.; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Department of History, 1998)
      A vivid account of 18th century frontier life in southwest Virginia and Kentucky.
    • The Smithfield Review, vol. 2 - A Note from the Editors 

      Modlin, Charles E.; Savage, Lon; Taylor, Charles L. (Montgomery County Branch Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities; Pocahontas Press, Inc.; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Department of History, 1998)
      A note from the editors describing the content of this volume.
    • A Story of Continuity and Change: Blacksburg, Virginia, 1798-1998 

      Paxton, James (Montgomery County Branch Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities; Pocahontas Press, Inc.; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Department of History, 1998)
      A summary of early Blacksburg history.
    • A Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections of the Preston Family 

      Smith, Laura Katz (Montgomery County Branch Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities; Pocahontas Press, Inc.; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Department of History, 1998)
      A compilation of manuscript collections of the Preston family. Some of the original material was generated in Blacksburg and documents the considerable influence that its early residents had on significant national events.
    • Mineral Fights — Civil War Battles for Southwestern Virginia's Lead and Salt 

      Whisonant, Robert C. (Montgomery County Branch Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities; Pocahontas Press, Inc.; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Department of History, 1998)
      Dr. Whisonant, a professor of Geology at Radford University, relates the crucial role of Virginia's geology resources in the Civil War.
    • The Smithfield Review, vol. 2 - Back Cover 

      Campbell, Hugh G.; Modlin, Charles E.; Savage, Lon; Taylor, Charles L. (Montgomery County Branch Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities; Pocahontas Press, Inc.; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Department of History, 1998)
      The back cover of The Smithfield Review.
    • The Smithfield Review, vol. 2 - Table of Contents 

      Campbell, Hugh G.; Modlin, Charles E.; Savage, Lon; Taylor, Charles L. (Montgomery County Branch Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities; Pocahontas Press, Inc.; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Department of History, 1998)
      The table of contents and information about The Smithfield Review.
    • The Giles County Earthquake of 1897 — Virginia's Largest Temblor by Gil Bollinger 

      Bollinger, Gil (Montgomery County Branch Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities; Pocahontas Press, Inc.; Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Department of History, 1998)
      Dr. Gil Bollinger describes the second largest seismic shock in the southeastern states.